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Image copyright Getty Images Great white sharks may hold the secrets to curing cancer and other age-related diseases, experts believe.The first map...

Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, reciprocal healthcare arrangements will not automatically survive. The UK is trying to reach...

Parents of sick babies need more leave, charity says

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Medicinal cannabis: Why has it taken so long to get to patients?

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Short bursts of intense exercise ‘better for weight loss’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sprint interval training is most effective for weight loss, researchers suggest Bursts of high...

Vitiligo: Skin condition brought Kenyan friends closer together

Friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo, a long-term condition where pale white patches develop on the...

Tilly Lockey: ‘I can paint with my bionic arms’

Tilly Lockey, 13, has bionic arms that are so sophisticated she can now paint and apply make-up.She lost both of her hands after contracting...

Most hip and knee replacements ‘last longer than thought’

Image copyright Getty Images Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25...

Super gonorrhoea: Why your STI could become untreatable

What happens if you can't treat the second-most common STI, gonorrhoea? This sexually transmitted infection affects millions of people around the world every year....

Call the Midwife: BBC in abortion advice row

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