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‘Terror’ of patient’s op wake-up

15 April 2014 Last updated at 16:43 Alexandra Bythell said she could not tell medical staff she was awake A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery has spoken of the “terrifying” experience. Alexandra Bythell found herself … Continue reading

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Crohn’s patient loses fertility case

15 April 2014 Last updated at 19:41 Lizzie Rose’s lawyers argued it was unlawful to refuse her NHS treatment to freeze her eggs A woman with Crohn’s disease has lost a legal challenge against a decision to refuse NHS funding … Continue reading

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Warning over bowel cancer screening

16 April 2014 Last updated at 04:24 Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just over half of those eligible in England come forward for the test. Beating Bowel Cancer urged more people to come … Continue reading

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Cancer girl inspires Radiohead star

14 April 2014 Last updated at 16:15 Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood says he is “full of love and utter admiration” for Scarlett and her family Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood will take part in a charity triathlon at Blenheim Palace after being … Continue reading

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GP out-of-hours care ‘diabolical’

15 April 2014 Last updated at 06:55 By Nelli Bird BBC Radio Wales News Delays in GP out-of-hours service responses puts more pressure on AE claims patient watchdog GP out-of-hours health care in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan is … Continue reading

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Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

15 April 2014 Last updated at 00:41 By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Health Correspondent Adam Brimelow explains how the sensor works Researchers have developed a new type of pressure … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Davina trainer’s marathon tips

London Marathon Date: Sunday, 13 April Coverage: Live on BBC One, Red Button, online, mobiles and tablets from 08:30-14:30 BST, plus live text and BBC Radio 5 live commentary. Highlights on BBC Two from 17:30 BST Fitness expert Professor Greg … Continue reading

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Why insurers should fund medical research

14 April 2014 Last updated at 00:02 By Dr John Moore-Gillon British Lung Foundation Financial belts are being tightened in many areas – including medical research. But scientists say funding for such work is crucial, for the UK’s research industry … Continue reading

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Men ‘don’t know to do cancer check’

Interview Nell Jordan-Gent, words Emma Brant Newsbeat reporters 11 April 2014 Last updated at 07:01 Share Griff Jones, 29, was receiving treament for his testicular cancer As many as 68% of men do not know how to check themselves for … Continue reading

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Fund cancer research, insurers urged

14 April 2014 Last updated at 00:14 Asbestos was used in heavy industry up until the 1980s Lung experts say the insurance industry should fund research into the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. Writing for the BBC News website, Dr John … Continue reading

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