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VIDEO: Mental health nurses and police team up

Plans to improve care for those with mental health issues has seen the number of acutely ill people held in police cells reduce by more than a third, BBC Breakfast has learned. Last year more than 4,000 people were still … Continue reading

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VIDEO: The dangers of loneliness as a parent

A quarter of British parents feel lonely and isolated, according to a survey by the charity Action for Children. It has described the results as shocking and is calling for more support for parents. Simon Jones reports. Article source: Article … Continue reading

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Drinking water ‘no hangover cure’

Image caption Those late-night munchies won’t prevent tomorrow’s hangover, researchers say Raiding the fridge or downing glasses of water after a night of heavy drinking won’t improve your sore head the next day, Dutch research suggests. Instead, a study concluded, … Continue reading

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Young goths ‘at risk of depression’

Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests. Researchers could not fully explain the link, but suggest a tendency for goths to distance themselves from society could play a part. … Continue reading

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Man sheds polio for 30 years after jab

A British man who was vaccinated against polio has been producing the virus for nearly 30 years. He had an immune disorder that mean the weakened polio virus used to vaccinate him in childhood survived in his body. Over time … Continue reading

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Brain cells ‘burn out’ in Parkinson’s

Brain cells in Parkinson’s disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an “overheating motor”, an early study suggests. Canadian researchers say the findings might help explain why only small parts of the brain are affected in the disease. … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Why are these Ebola workers dancing?

Why are Ebola workers in Makeni, Sierra Leone, having a song and dance? BBC News explains, in one minute. Video journalist: Mohamed Madi Footage : International Medical Corps/Bill Boyes Article source: Article Source

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VIDEO: ‘I can’t see pictures in my head’

Niel Kenmuir cannot see images inside his head – he has no mind’s eye. The condition was described as “aphantasia” by scientists at the University of Exeter this year. Niel explains what does go on inside his head and how … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Blood test ‘finds early cancer relapses’

A blood test has been developed by scientists that could save lives by finding cancers that have started to grow again after treatment. Results from a trial conducted by the Institute of Cancer Research suggest traces of breast cancer were … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Army veteran amputee ‘wants normal life’

Charities representing some of the 64,000 amputees across the UK say civilians are being discriminated against. Their claim comes after NHS England refused to fund three specialist prosthetics, despite them being available for service veterans injured in conflict. The BBC’s … Continue reading

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