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Doctors warn of rare but serious liposuction complication
A 45-year-old woman was affected by a condition called fat embolism syndrome after the procedure. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Ban tackling in school rugby' for safety, experts demand
But a World Rugby spokesman says there is no new evidence to challenge the current position. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warwick medical students face re-sit after exam paper blunder
Medical students discovered half the questions were on a 2015 paper that was circulated online. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buying fake Viagra online 'Russian roulette'
We follow police officers on a raid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bath Spa University 'blocks transgender research'
It was feared studying people who reversed gender reassignment surgery could be "politically incorrect". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies
A hospital in Abu Dhabi confirms the Egyptian's death despite recent weight-loss surgery. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

£1.4m mental health project to help school pupils
A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self harm. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabulimia
Megan Davison hanged herself after years of hiding her diabulimia and not receiving the right type of care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'
Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors' body
The pregnancy association votes to regulate terminations in line with other medical procedures. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'My baby is allergic to milk'
Tammy worries that her baby's allergy to milk protein damaged their bond. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dear Cancer: What would you say?
Three people who have experienced cancer on what they would write to the disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player on his fight against depression
Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player ion his fight against depression
Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%
The number of staff taking long-term leave has risen steadily over the past five years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-mental health nurse: 'I couldn't get back up again'
Aimee Leigh Smith was a mental health nurse for 17 years. She left the NHS after the "stress and burnout" became too much. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Papworth Hospital granted royal title by Queen
Papworth Hospital opened as a tuberculosis colony and celebrates its 100th year in 2018. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'
Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not informed of the risk. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epilepsy drug's safety reviewed over pregnancy risk
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain surgery revolution
A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack
Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine in 10 GPs rated good or outstanding
Inspectors praise innovation by GPs as they outperform hospitals, mental health and social care in ratings. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My dwarfism
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court ruling not needed to withdraw care, judge says
Court consent will not be needed to remove nutrition from patients in a permanent vegetative state. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos
Understanding the first moments of life could eventually lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook trial lets users hide alcohol adverts
The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for the first time. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MMR vaccine first-dose target met in England
By the age of five, 95% of children are being vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hernia mesh surgery leaves men in pain
A group of NI men say they have been left in chronic pain after having mesh inserted for hernias. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you know blood cancer symptoms?
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved
The drug nivolumab, denied to writer AA Gill on the NHS, will be available to patients in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life-extending lung cancer drug approved
A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances
Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meningitis not on GP's diagnostic radar, inquest hears
Kate Pierce was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and suffered severe brain damage. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder 'monster'
The Bake Off winner talks candidly about how her "life revolves around not falling apart". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles vaccine: 'I cheated my daughter'
Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Eye worm infection could spread to UK'
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary
The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news