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How can music make your ears bleed?

16 April 2014 Last updated at 18:17 By David Keller BBC News Music fans will be familiar with ringing ears, but when does it become dangerous? A concert by reggae veterans UB40 in Cambridge has hit the headlines after fans … Continue reading

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Should drug firms make payments to doctors?

17 April 2014 Last updated at 00:46 By Aidan Lewis BBC News, Washington Gifts and payments to US doctors from drug firms are seen by some as encouraging unnecessary prescriptions. Do such transfers make any difference and will President Obama’s … Continue reading

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Why big buttocks can be bad for your health

20 April 2014 Last updated at 00:16 By Irene Caselli BBC News, Caracas Many Venezuelan women go to dangerous lengths in pursuit of their ideal figure The demand for bigger buttocks in Venezuela means some women will even have banned … Continue reading

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AUDIO: RNIB: UK needs sight loss advisors

Every eye clinic in the UK should provide access to a sight loss advisor, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has claimed. The charity found that almost half of all eye hospitals in the UK did not offer … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children’s writer

Pilot, trade union rep, member of parliament, cabinet mister, member of the House of Lords, cookbook writer- what else could life offer a man like Norman Tebbit? His latest incarnation is as a children’s writer, and his latest book features … Continue reading

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AUDIO: Man amputated hand to get ‘reaction’

A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people “would listen” to him. Mark Goddard, 44, had constant pain following a motorbike accident and became frustrated with doctors who could not relieve his symptoms. The … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a laboratory in central London are carrying out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Birbeck Babylab studies how babies learn and has already made progress in understanding … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a laboratory in central London are carrying out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Birbeck Babylab studies how babies learn and has already made progress in understanding … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a laboratory in central London are carrying out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The Birbeck Babylab studies how babies learn and has already made progress in understanding … Continue reading

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AUDIO: NHS Trust ‘blackened’ doctor’s name

A senior cardiologist, who exposed concerns about patient safety at the Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry, has won an unfair dismissal case. Dr Raj Mattu told the Today programme the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust tried to blacken his … Continue reading

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