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Instagram cleaners: Using housework as therapy

Harriet Knock shares cleaning tips on Instagram and encourages people to talk about mental health. She says cleaning has helped her to cope with severe...

Italy home circumcision kills child

Image caption Circumcision demonstration on a doll. About a third of interventions in Italy are illegalA five-month-old boy has died after parents performed a...

Transplant service at ‘breaking point’

Image copyright BSIP/Getty Images"She wanted life to go back to what it was before her kidneys shut down." Scot Radcliffe's wife, Gina Ravens, had been...

Detailed images of baby heart inside the womb

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch how the foetus jumps around the inside the womb in MRI scan footageResearchers have produced...

Advertising watchdog rules fake autism ‘cure’ adverts must stop

Advertising watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered 150 homeopaths operating in the UK to stop claiming they can cure autism. Five of them...

‘Baby Grady’ gives hope to infertile boys with cancer

Image copyright Oregon Health and Science University Image caption Grady aged 11 months oldScientists say they have made a significant leap towards helping boys with...

Assisted dying: Doctors’ group adopts neutral position

Image copyright Getty ImagesHospital doctors have dropped their 13-year opposition to the concept of helping terminally ill patients die. Following a poll of its members,...

Hancock criticised over DNA test ‘over reaction’

Image caption England's Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, wants the NHS to embrace genomics technologyEngland's Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has been criticised by doctors for...

Testosterone rules for female athletes ‘unscientific’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption South African athlete Caster Semenya has been prevented from competing for nearly a yearNew rules to reduce naturally high...

NHS ‘no chance of training enough staff’

Image copyright Getty ImagesThe NHS in England has no chance of training enough GPs and nurses to solve the shortages it faces, experts say. A...
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