Tafida Raqeeb: Brain-damaged girl arrives in Italy

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:39
Hospital bosses in the UK had tried to block attempts to move Tafida Raqeeb to the hospital in Genoa.
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Mental health sick leave rises for emergency workers

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:07
More police, firefighters and ambulance workers are having to take time off for mental ill health.
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Liquid food safety alert leaves woman with no food for 10 days

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:05
Jenny Evans is fed intravenously, but says a lack of deliveries left her without essential nutrition.
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Royal Papworth Hospital rated 'outstanding' in all categories

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:12
Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge is the first in the UK to achieve the rating in all five areas.
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Cancer survivor's joy at breast milk donations

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 08:52
Mum Emma Rees was unable to breastfeed after having a double mastectomy.
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Brexit hits UK science funding and workforce

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:20
The first figures emerge demonstrating that Brexit uncertainty has adversely affected UK research.
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How dad saved son from 'scalding cuppa' scars

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:19
Each year hundreds of young UK children end up in hospital with severe but avoidable coffee and tea scalds, like Archie.
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NHS screening 'needs to fit with busy lives'

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:18
Mobile clinics and evening and weekend opening could help increase uptake of NHS screening programmes.
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The world's first artificial womb for humans

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 02:54
Doctors in the Netherlands say they are within 10 years of creating a 'second' womb for premature babies.
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Woman with severe head condition seeks Spain operation

Health News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 02:21
Rachel Pighills needs £135,000 surgery as her neck can no longer support the weight of her head.
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Southwest Atlantic humpback whales on recovery path

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 02:18
The population first ravaged by commercial whalers in the 1900s is almost back to where it was.
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Yikes! Fox and rodent battle is top wildlife photo

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 01:06
A shot of a predator-prey confrontation wins the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
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Deadly parasite 'jumped' from gorilla to humans

Health News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 22:13
Discovery of mutation 50,000 years ago could help in the fight against malaria.
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Plant 'takes' world's first selfie in London Zoo experiment

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:11
A camera set-up powered by a plant could pave the way for the remote monitoring of rainforests.
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Extinction Rebellion protests continue in London despite ban

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:07
The group says it has taken steps towards legal action over the restriction of protests in London.
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Questions remain over puberty-blockers, as review clears study

Health News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:18
But questions remain over the use of puberty blockers, say Newsnight's Deb Cohen and Hannah Barnes.
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Sharp rise in babies facing being taken into care

Health News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:00
Data shows newborns in Wales are more likely to appear in care proceedings than those in England.
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What's in the government's new environment bill?

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 03:44
Environmentalists welcome parts of the new law, but others say the government is going backwards.
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Electronic devices 'need to use recycled plastic'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 03:33
Consumers need to demand electronic devices that use recycled plastic, campaigners say.
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Bill Turnbull backs cannabis for medicinal use ahead of cancer doc

Health News BBC - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 03:19
The former BBC Breakfast host says the UK needs to have a "proper conversation" about cannabis laws.
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