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Indian boy has 232 teeth removed
BBC Health : July 23, 2014, 12:23 pm
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
Victorian-era diseases 'returning'
BBC Health : July 23, 2014, 8:02 am
Diseases traditionally associated with the Victorian era are on the rise again in England, experts are warning.
VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns
BBC Health : July 23, 2014, 7:59 am
A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.
Paracetamol for back pain questioned
BBC Health : July 23, 2014, 7:55 am
Scientists say taking paracetamol for lower back pain is no better than using a dummy pill.
'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning
BBC Health : July 23, 2014, 7:38 am
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".