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Restaurant chain 'cut sugary drink sales' with price rise
A fall in sales of high-sugar drinks in Jamie's Italian restaurant chain was linked to the levy and menu changes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hip implant patients sue manufacturer
More than 300 individuals want compensation for injuries they claim were caused by DePuy metal-on-metal hips. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I secretly taped my disability assessment
Some ill and disabled people are so worried about the process, they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I secretly filmed my disability assessment
Some ill and disabled people are so worried about the process, they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals in England to ban 'super-size' chocolate bars
Sweets and chocolate should be under a 250 calorie-limit, NHS England says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mesh surgeon investigated by NHS trust in Bristol
Tony Dixon works at Southmead Hospital and at the Spire private hospital in Bristol. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scottish cardiac arrest resuscitation rates rise
A report finds new "models of care" have led to more Scots being successfully resuscitated following an arrest. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS patients to be asked about sexuality
NHS England says the question will deter discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disabled children hate crime reports increasing
Families with disabled children describe being abused online and in the street. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons
Virtual reality technology that lets trainee surgeons feel "flesh and bone" is developed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conjoined twins survive gruelling journey to separation
The one-week-old baby girls had to go on a 15-hour journey on the back of a motorbike. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS praised after racist tweet about sickle cell disease sufferers
Blood donors come forward after the NHS condemns comments about sickle cell disease sufferers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain
Psilocybin - the hallucinogenic ingredient in mushrooms - may help in depression, a study suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast reconstruction: 'I wanted to feel normal again'
Rita had a mastectomy last year, after being diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl's lung collapsed after screaming at One Direction
The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering "because she was a super fan". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl's lung collapses after screaming at One Direction
The girl became short of breath during the concert but continued cheering "because she was a super fan". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'First female nipple' broadcast in daytime TV advert for breast cancer
The advertisement for breast cancer awareness was seen on TV on Friday and will be fully broadcast on Monday. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'First nipple' broadcast in daytime TV advert for breast cancer
The advertisement for breast cancer awareness was seen on TV on Friday and will be fully broadcast on Monday. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Psychotic nympho' Halloween outfit criticised by psychiatrists
Psychiatrists say the outfit stigmatises mental illness and is "one of the worst" they have seen. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA study provides insight into how to live longer
A year in school adds nearly a year to your life, study in Edinburgh shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotics 'may be lost' through overuse, says chief medical officer
England's chief medical officer is "really worried" about the threat of antibiotic resistance. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Step change' needed in developing GP clusters, says report
Work pressure worries and a lack of clear direction are holding back GP "clusters" from doing more. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prince Harry calls for regular HIV and Aids testing
The prince was accepting an award on his mother's behalf at the Attitude magazine awards in London. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there period poverty in the UK?
We spoke to four college students about their experience. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The little girl who is always hungry
Six-year-old Megan has the rare Prader-Willi syndrome, which means she never feels full. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust back in special measures
The Norfolk and Suffolk trust is the only NHS mental health trust to be put in special measures. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby talk: Mums' voices change when speaking to infants
Mums alter the timbre of their voice when talking to adults or babies, say US scientists. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Ormond Street Hospital 'failing' intersex children
A BBC investigation finds Great Ormond Street Hospital is failing to meet care standards. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gloves off
Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland tells BBC Sport about his battle with anxiety. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt: Is government on track with more GPs promise?
The health secretary promised 5,000 more GPs by 2020. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over the moon
Alison Farmer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 40. Luckily, it was caught early. Here's the story of how she recovered - and went on to have her daughter. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS staff urged to get flu jabs to protect patients
Getting vaccinated is the best way to stop flu spreading and protect patients, NHS leaders say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elizabeth Hurley: ‘Breast cancer will be beaten’
Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley has told BBC Radio 5 live she believes breast cancer can be beaten. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anime hero joins Japan's antibiotics resistance campaign
Japan's health ministry enlists Mobile Suit Gundam to combat overuse of antibiotics. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'My condition will kill me'
James Dunn has started a campaign to raise awareness for his rare genetic skin condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a polio survivor is educating India's rural children
Sai Padma has not let the near constant pain of her disability stop her from teaching the children of remote Indian villages. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The flying eye hospital
A pioneering surgical team use an operating theatre on a plane and virtual reality technology. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt to pledge £20,000 'golden hello' for rural GPs
The health secretary is to announce new steps to attract more doctors to the countryside and coast. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'You see so much sadness'
The paramedics at the forefront of life and death in BBC One's Ambulance. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick to act
The maid-of-honour's life was saved by her two cousins, who had just learned how to do CPR. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drawing identity
Twenty years after Bethlem Hospital founded a gallery the artists reveal how their mental health influenced their work. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children's door-crush finger injuries 'can be lifelong'
Plastic surgeons say parents should fit safety catches on doors at home to prevent serious injury. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregabalin: Spending on 'new valium' greater in north
A charity says prescribers of pregabalin need to be vigilant about a drug that was linked to 111 deaths in a year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicines research warning over Brexit
Britain risks losing its position in research and drug development without clarity, a research leader warns. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overweight child?
The key advice for helping children maintain a healthy weight and reducing their risk of obesity. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men and miscarriage
Researchers think half of unexplained miscarriages could be linked to the man's health and have possibly found a treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are men forgotten after miscarriages?
One in four couples who discover they are pregnant have a miscarriage, but some men feel they are often forgotten about in terms of emotional support. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk about sex
Social media and the ease of access to explicit material on the web means the tricky topic of sex is even more of a minefield for parents. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No laughing matter
Following a brutal assault Paul Pugh was left with pathological laughter - a condition which causes him to laugh at the most inappropriate moments. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The origami-inspired bots that could perform surgery
Researchers at MIT have developed miniature bots that can fold into a number of different shapes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news