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Friday, Jun 22

10

Sophie Gradon: Friend says 'Love Island needs to offer more aftercare'

BBC

Malin Andersson - who was on the show with Sophie Gradon - says people don't see the downside to reality TV.

03

Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

BBC / Technology

Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.

02

Guide rules

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Taxi drivers are not allowed to say no to guide dogs, but that doesn't stop them.

Thursday, Jun 21

20

WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

BBC / Health

Experts say the WHO's decision risks "pathologising" a behaviour that is harmless for most people.

17

Stem cell match brother 'denied visa for life-saving op'

BBC / Africa

Shirley Kordie's brother Joseph is a "perfect" stem cell match and is ready to donate.

05

Sex, drugs and A&E: 10 charts on how the under-30s use the NHS

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Debates about the NHS often focus on the pressures of an ageing population, but how do younger patients use the service?

03

Drug 'reduces hearing loss' after childhood cancer treatment

BBC / Health

Given hours after chemotherapy, it showed promising results in children with a rare cancer.

Cases of cancer in elderly to surge by 2035, report says

BBC / Health

By 2035 about 234,000 over-75s will get cancer each year - up from 130,000 now, a report estimates.

Wednesday, Jun 20

20

Charlie Gard's parents want 'Charlie's Law'

BBC / Health

The parents of Charlie Gard want to change the law so other cases like theirs don't end up in court.

19

Shipman, Bristol, Stafford, Morecambe Bay - and now Gosport

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These are external links and will open in a new window One by one the scandals have become etched on the public consciousness. The mass killings by Harold Shipman. The deaths of babies undergoing heart surgery at Bristol Royal Infirmary…

17

UK hospital drugs left 456 patients dead

BBC / UK

Relatives call for a criminal inquiry into the "unforgivable" actions at the Gosport hospital.

16

Who is Dr Jane Barton?

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A doctor is expected to prolong life, not shorten it. Who is Dr Barton?

15

Billy Caldwell: Campaigner's company sells cannabis oil

BBC / UK

Charlotte Caldwell has been treating her severely epileptic son, Billy, with cannabis oil since 2016.

Cough syrup recall over mould risk from ingredients

BBC / Health

Eight products are affected and the advice is to return bottles to where they were bought.

02

Families had 'harrowing' wait

BBC / UK

A panel has analysed hundreds of patient death certificates at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Tuesday, Jun 19

18

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

BBC

Families of epileptic children welcomed the move, which does not change rules on recreational use.

Cannabis: What are the risks of recreational use?

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The government has dismissed calls to legalise cannabis for recreational use. What are the drug's risks?

12

Legalising cannabis: What you need to know

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The debate on legalising cannabis has been reignited by the case of a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy.

NHS 70: How have hospitals changed for children?

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It's 70 years since the start of the NHS. How have hospitals changed for child patients since 1948?

07

Hague's call to legalise cannabis rejected by government

BBC

But the home secretary tells MPs there will be a review of cannabis-based medicines in the UK.

03

Couple's anger after 'stillborn' son died in their arms

BBC / Health

Ellie and Chris James's newborn son died in their arms - minutes after being told he was dead.

Wales 'behind' in technology to detect prostate cancer

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The mpMRI scan is currently available in just three out of seven Welsh health boards.

02

Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

BBC / Health

Genes are significant in most eating behaviours but not emotional under- or overeating, say experts.

Monday, Jun 18

00

Middlesbrough MP 'wonders if cannabis could have helped son'

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Andy McDonald's son Rory died from an epileptic seizure aged 16.

17

Cannabis oil row: Billy Caldwell discharged from hospital

BBC / UK

The 12-year-old is treated in hospital for his severe epilepsy with the oil, which is illegal in the UK.

16

How does gaming affect your brain?

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Hamish loves playing the game Fortnite. Does his brain show signs of addiction?

15

Tax rise need to help pay for £20bn NHS boost, says PM

BBC / UK

The prime minister promises any tax increases will be introduced in a "fair and balanced" way.

14

Review needed on medicinal cannabis cases, says May

BBC / Health

Theresa May calls for a review into how cases involving the medical use of cannabis are handled.

08

Politicians unite to demand dignity for terminally ill

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Politicians describe the current system as "cruel and lacking in dignity and compassion".

03

HPV vaccine cuts cancer-causing infection

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The vaccine has brought about an 86% reduction in cancer-causing infection, a study has found.