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The profoundly deaf girl who found her voice after brain surgery

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:48pm
Leia was born profoundly deaf but pioneering surgery and therapy has enabled her to hear sounds.

How making bars of soap 'started my life again'

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:22pm
Meet the people behind the soap company that help people with disabilities into the workplace.

Nottingham midwife saves best friend's life

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 5:31am
Aimee Summers recognised the signs of a potentially fatal blood clot and gave emergency first aid.

Are plants a necessity or a luxury?

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 8:02pm
A new campaign says we should pay less tax on plants because they are good for the environment and mental health.

Targeted checks 'prevent one-in-10 heart attacks'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 7:27pm
Around 5,000 heart attacks and strokes a year could be prevented by personalising heart health checks.

London loneliness: Hackney Brocals help men find friends

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 7:19pm
The group aims to tackle male isolation across London through regular meet ups and trips.

Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 6:59pm
A little bone scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts.

Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 7:57am
Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death.

Learning disability 'trapped' in hospitals as NHS target missed

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 7:46am
More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show.

Pembrokeshire GP job ad admits 'the hours stink'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 7:34am
A doctor in Pembrokeshire tweets a brutally honest job advert in a bid to relieve "tired" GPs.

'My boyfriend's sperm, or a donor's?'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 3:54am
"Emma" says it is unfair that she faces a deadline to choose how to fertilise her frozen eggs.

'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:50pm
A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 6:33pm
All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.

Salon opens 'safe space' for breastfeeding mums in Dereham

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:05pm
The owner offers a place for mums to feed their babies as her sister felt "uncomfortable" doing it in public.

Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:00pm
The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.

Ipswich 'murder-suicide': Crisis team 'missed opportunity'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:43am
A mental health crisis team is criticised for not intervening after the couple was found dead at their home.

Mother of 14-year-old who killed herself at the Priory speaks out

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:26am
Amy El-Keria was a patient at Ticehurst House Psychiatric Hospital, which has been fined £300,000 over her death.

The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 9:22am
Amy El-Keria hanged herself at a clinic run by the private healthcare company in 2012.

'A wonder drug helped me eat - then for 10 years I had to go without'

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 8:59pm
When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in her life.

Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 8:09pm
Radar technology and tiny brain-monitors are just some of the devices being tested by a new research centre.

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