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Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 for not getting their children vaccinated, amid a measles surge. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Greek mountain villagers have healthy hearts
Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charlie Gard's parents fight for Supreme Court hearing
The couple's ill eight-month-old Charlie Gard is unable to see, hear, make a noise or move. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can fish skin help treat burns?
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kettering General Hospital 'fiddled' waiting time records
A whistleblower says patients were removed because targets were missed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users' DNA
The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charlie Gard's parents lose life support court appeal
Doctors can stop providing life-support treatment to Charlie Gard, Court of Appeal judges have ruled. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'
But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assaults between care home residents reported daily
More than one assault a day was reported to police between 2014 and 2016, File on 4 found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk
That's what a report says - but we look at all the risks of breast cancer for women. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conservative social care funding cap: Theresa May defends changes
The PM says her plans will prevent the system from collapse after U-turn over cap on care costs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test
Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

General election: Theresa May denies social care U-turn
Revised Tory plans will include an option for an "absolute limit" on total costs following criticism. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microwave mushrooms 'to keep their goodness', scientists say
Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'
Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF treatment girl returns to Newcastle Centre for Life
"I was made out of two tiny little cells in a little glass tube," says seven-year-old Hannah. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor in the house
As part of the fight against mental health problems we have a very much underutilised tool - food. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body over mind
Research on the role of the immune system in depression. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans
An ex-minister says there is a "lottery" in the way councils use existing deferred payment schemes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust
Essex police are looking into about 20 deaths, according to the mother of one of those who died. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intersex
Jeanette was 50 when she discovered the truth about her own body. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reproductive rebels
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkrun triumph for runner who recovered from two strokes
Ben Parker ran the Kesgrave course despite having suffered two strokes caused by a hole in his heart. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top doc
The World Health Organization is recruiting a boss. Hear from the three candidates for the top job in their own words. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK's first high-energy proton beam machine in Newport
The UK's first high-energy proton beam machine will offer treatments next year, the firm behind it says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic
The UK's first proton beam machine will be available for treatments next year, the firm behind it says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cigarettes sold in plain green packs under new rules
Standardised tobacco packaging rules come into force to try to put young people off smoking (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five tips from the ‘happiest man on earth’.
Renowned expert and author on compassion and happiness Matthieu Ricard, often called the ‘happiest man on earth', offers his five top tips for happiness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS performance data delay 'disappointing', regulator says
An NHS regulator was advised against publishing performance data by the government. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS performance data 'likely to be delayed until after election'
An NHS regulator is understood to want to publish data but has been advised against it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 10,000 defibrillators in public places 'could be faulty'
Users are urged to check the devices' battery connections, which may not be working properly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Spice' ban one year on
It's been a year since the ban on so-called legal highs, but has making it illegal stopped people from using it? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shock therapy
ECT has recently been used in some countries as a treatment for children who severely self injure. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Instagram 'worst for young mental health'
Users were asked to score social media platforms on issues including anxiety, loneliness, and body image. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Why son fears for mum's future care
The BBC last saw dementia-sufferer Andriani in 2014. Her deterioration has been rapid - while the costs to care for her rise. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASOS backlash for listing UK size 10 as 'large'
A Twitter user called out the online retailer after seeing a pair of UK size 10 shorts listed as 'large'. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chester hospital baby deaths to be investigated by police
Countess of Chester hospital recorded a "higher than usual" mortality rate. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum's warning after daughter dies of meningitis W
Lauren Sandell was 18 years old when she died from the disease, a few months after starting university. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby
Strength, balance and movement exercises help teenagers avoid injury, a study says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can too much caffeine kill you?
After 16-year-old Davis Cripe died in the US after drinking caffeine too quickly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A creepy solution
What are the options for tackling antibiotic resistance? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private surgery 'needs better patient safety regulation'
Surgical leaders are calling for a stronger focus on patient safety in private hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The new 3D image tool for surgeons
Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Echopixel - the new 3D image tool for surgeons
Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jordan's story
Jordan Bone is a top beauty vlogger with more than 200,000 YouTube subscribers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beauty sleep is a real thing, research shows
People who miss out on sleep do appear less attractive to others, researchers have shown. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'
Researchers say being fat but medically fit does not protect people from heart disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS cyber attack: A&Es 'fully open' again
Patients are no longer being diverted away from A&E units following the cyber attack, NHS bosses say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news