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More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder

BBC / UK

Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes that went missing.

03

Why NHS can't pay for all Glendon's drugs

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Glendon has a brain tumour - there are drugs that might extend his life but he must pay for them.

02

'I crowdfunded my wheelchair'

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Hannah Barham-Brown feared her dreams of becoming a medic would be over after the NHS offered her an impractical wheelchair.

Monday, Jun 26

22

What happens when you're sleep deprived?

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A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.

19

Magnets used to control flickering eyes

BBC / Health

A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.

14

Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'

BBC / Health

Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.

08

Women left 'scarred' after vaginal mesh implants

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A group of women in NI say they have been left scarred after having vaginal mesh implants.

05

Paterson case

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Private patients expect the best treatment, but what happens if things go wrong?

04

Seven hospitalised amid Oldham drug warning

BBC / UK

Anyone who has taken "magic" or "pink champagne" should seek urgent medical attention, say police.

03

NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'

BBC / Health

The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".

NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'

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Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.

02

BMA chief: NHS is 'running on fumes'

BBC / Health

One of Britain's most senior doctors claims ministers are "picking the pockets" of NHS staff.

How Syrian refugees battle against cancer

BBC / News

Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.

Sunday, Jun 25

09

10 miscarriages in 10 years: One couple's heartbreak

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Jen Bickel has endured several rounds of IVF and two ectopic pregnancies but she has not yet given up hope of having a baby.

05

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

BBC.com

There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.

02

The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis

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Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'

Saturday, Jun 24

11

Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal

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Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.

08

Boost for heart failure patients

BBC / Health

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later.

Friday, Jun 23

21

Kid, 4, steals show during sickle cell Derbyshire chat

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Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.

19

'My miracle daughter died'

BBC / Health

The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.

07

Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

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Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.

04

Danger map reveals health threat zone

BBC.com

South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say.

01

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'

BBC / Health

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

Thursday, Jun 22

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'Remarkable' drop in new HIV cases among men

BBC / Health

Among gay and bisexual men, new diagnoses have fallen for the first time in England.

15

Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl

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Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.

12

Measuring muscle gap 'helps players back on their feet'

BBC / Health

The technique was tested on Barcelona footballers and their prized muscles.

05

First NHS proton beam machine arrives at Christie hospital

BBC / Health

The arrival of the machine means patients will no longer have to go abroad for proton beam therapy.

Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom

BBC / Health

More must be done to protect young people from cosmetic procedure industry, a report says.

Wednesday, Jun 21

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The woman helping Mongolians die with dignity

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Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as palliative care - care for the dying - in Mongolia. Now there is, thanks to Odontuya Davaasuren.

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'You never think your baby is going to die'

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Kym Field's son died hours after birth due to a failure by medical staff to monitor his heart rate.