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Being a patient 'a full-time job'
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:38

Rising numbers of people have multiple health conditions, leading to endless appointments and check-ups. BBC News - Health

11 Thoughts That Go Through Your Head When You Eat Diet Ice Cream
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:46

This article is in partnership with Chilly Cow, a new ice cream brand that wants to save you from yourself. Every day it seems like there's a new low-...

Thalassaemia gene therapy trial shows 'encouraging' results
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:42

The treatment meant some patients stopped needing blood transfusions altogether. BBC News - Health

These 12 Items Are Everything You Need for a Kick-Ass At-Home Workout
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:57

Making it to the gym isn't always an option (or a priority). Craziness at home, fear of the frigid temperatures, and a general lack of motivation have...

Moët Hennessy dedicates hundreds of volunteer hours to feeding New Yorkers
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:46

Spirits group Moët Hennessy is partnering with City Harvest to help combat hunger and poverty in New York, continuing the trend of luxury brands givi...

Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:31

The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine. BBC News - Health

21 Adaptogenic Drinks So You Can See What the Fuss Is About
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:57

First, ashwagandha appeared our radar— and now people are drinking so many adaptogens we can hardly keep track. But wait… what are adaptogens agai...

An Unexpectedly Awesome Side Effect of Not Drinking
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:37

Last week, a professional chef invited me to his house for dinner—a six-course meal that included homemade pork sausages, beef meatballs, lamb, spin...

Migraine: New drug works when others fail, researchers say
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:38

The monthly injection could be approved for NHS use by next year, experts hope. BBC News - Health

The secret to sleeping on ultra-long-haul flights and how to arrive feeling refreshed
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:51

Could you sleep through a 17-hour flight? March saw the inaugural flight of the historic non-stop Qantas flight between Perth and London on a Boeing 7...

7 Ways to Use Up Leftover Herbs So They Don't Go to Waste
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:50

Raise your hand if this scenario sounds familiar: You're a little overeager at the farmer's market on Sunday and suddenly your fridge is a bit too sto...

Vaginal mesh surgery: NHS releases new figures
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:43

England's most senior doctor is told to urgently respond to new data on vaginal mesh surgeries. BBC News - Health

8 Tips for Dealing With Wedding Stress—From Someone Who's Been There
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:37

There's a lot of pressure to make your wedding absolutely perfect. After all, this is a once(ish) in a lifetime experience, so it's understandable you...

European women twice as likely to be blonde as men, study says
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:44

Women from European descent are twice as likely to be naturally blonde as men, a new study suggests. BBC News - Health

Does vaginal seeding boost health?
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:06

Does vaginal seeding expose babies to good bacteria or is it too dangerous? BBC News - Health

5 Steps to See Any Goal Through to the End
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:42

Starting a new project can you give you a temporary high. Whether you're working on achieving a new level of fitness, trying out a hobby, building a r...

5 Strengthening Upper-Body Exercises to Do Before Your Wedding
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:49

It's important to feel strong, powerful, and confident when the time comes to say "I do," and if that means giving your muscles a little extra TLC bef...

Australia flesh-eating ulcer 'epidemic' a mystery, doctors say
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:56

Doctors say they are perplexed by a "worsening epidemic" in the state of Victoria. BBC News - Health

NHS heart bypass surgery waiting times double in Wales
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:59

Heart surgery patients in Wales see the average waiting time rise from 43 days to 79. BBC News - Health

Ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:45

A study treating depressed patients with the drug via a nasal spray saw "significant improvements". BBC News - Health

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