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Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'
Scientists have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract to experiment on. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles outbreak across Europe
The World Health Organization says cases are climbing where immunisation coverage has dropped. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother gave cannabis to son who fought rare form of cancer
Callie Blackwell said she was terrified of her teenage son "dying in pain". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Tetris therapy could help patients
Doctors have been using the 1980s video game in a UK emergency department. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria
The disease has infected more than 1,000 people in one of the worst outbreaks for years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS targets suncream prescriptions for cuts
Doctors could also be told to stop prescribing gluten-free food, cold remedies and some painkillers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: 'I've cried, shouted and planned my funeral'
Deborah was feeling "under the weather" for about a year, before being diagnosed with bowel cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer diagnosis: 'Looking for needle in a haystack'
UCLH's chief medical officer explains new cancer diagnosis tools (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stray to saviour
How a rescue dog is helping people to get out of hospital more quickly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s
The tool will calculate the risk of the disease based on blood tests, symptoms and a GP's advice. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS funding review for gluten-free food
Doctors could also be told to stop prescribing suncream, travel vaccines and cough and cold remedies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scars on stage
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mesh implant campaigners 'betrayed' by report publication
Two campaigners against mesh implants say they are "dismayed and disgusted" at the publication of a "watered down" report into their use. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'How drawing helped me to talk about my feelings'
Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital 'fake doctor' escapes jail sentence
Julie Higgins falsely claimed she had located transplant organs for terminally ill patient Angela Murray. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ministers refuse to bail out Welsh NHS health boards
Four health boards which are due to see their overall budget deficits triple in size will not be bailed out, the Welsh Government says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I worried I might not be able to have kids'
Denise Campbell Brown married her husband in September last year. On honeymoon she discovered she had fibroids, a condition that affects around one in three women. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis treatment 'unacceptable' and women aren't diagnosed quickly enough
Women with endometriosis aren't getting diagnosed quickly enough and treatment is "unacceptable", say MPs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment for endometriosis 'unacceptable'
Women with endometriosis aren't getting diagnosed quickly enough and treatment is "unacceptable", say MPs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidney-donation pals celebrate transplant op success
The best friends are now planning a skydive and a "few beers" after a successful kidney transplant. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS bosses 'spent half of extra Autumn Statement cash on outside services'
About half of a £2bn boost from the 2014 Autumn Statement was spent outside the NHS, research finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-terminal patient fights right to die law
Omid - who suffers an incurable, but not terminal, condition - aims to take his case to the High Court. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Fake research' comes under scrutiny
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers - MPs
The rules on junk food advertising should also be tougher, MPs on the Health Select Committee say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsis
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy makes 'big improvement'
A girl with cerebral palsy who once modelled for a clothes retailer has seen her condition improve. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'
Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardboard cribs
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Foehn feeling
For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum
The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay opens up about eating disorder
Actress "felt alone" but decided to talk about her struggles with body image in public. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Let them eat cake!
How one man revamped the menus and made food appetising again at Kingston Hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'
Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major pancreatic cancer study launched
A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The woman with 'butterfly skin' says she feels 'blessed'
Assya was given 24 hours to live when she was born, but she is now approaching her 30th birthday. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book suggests taboos held back knowledge of female body
The 16th Century book on anatomy has had a triangular piece of diagram removed by its original owner. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests
Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa health: Rotavirus vaccine could save 500,000 children a year
The Indian vaccine, which protects against gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus, was tested in Niger. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The heroes who helped
There has been praise for the bravery of the emergency services and the public in the wake of the attack. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bed delay transfer figures reveal areas worst affected
Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Bed-blocking' statistics reveal areas worst affected.
Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor
A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Luke Jenkins death: Family receive £100,000 settlement
Luke Jenkins suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being moved from intensive care to a ward. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenage pregnancies down to record low
Conceptions among under 18s are at their lowest level since 1969, official stats show. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability
Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby
Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This teenager with Down's syndrome addressed the UN in Geneva
A teenager with Down's syndrome has addressed the United Nations in Geneva asking them "why all this testing?" (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Down's syndrome teenager addresses the UN in Geneva
A teenager with Down's syndrome has addressed the United Nations in Geneva asking them "why all this testing?" (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news