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Junior doctors' strike action called off
BBC Health : September 24, 2016, 11:43 am
Series of five-day strikes by junior doctors over next three months called off, British Medical Association confirms
Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show
BBC Health : September 23, 2016, 5:45 am
More than 40% of children in England did not see a dentist last year, NHS statistics show - a figure the British Dental Association says is embarrassing.
Could Irish spider venom cure diseases?
BBC Health : September 23, 2016, 2:36 am
Venom collected from two species of Irish spiders has potential medicinal properties, say university researchers.
BBC Health : September 22, 2016, 7:57 am
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife want to tackle all diseases by the end if the century. Just how feasible is this aim?
BBC Health : September 22, 2016, 5:31 am
A family whose daughter spent four years in a vegetative state say it should be easier to withdraw nutrition from such patients.