Measles cases continuing to rise

Health News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 19:03
A sharp rise in numbers over the past six weeks is being driven by cases in Birmingham.
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Nuclear fusion leap brings clean power dream closer

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 17:30
Nuclear fusion still remains a long way off but brings the world one step closer to endless clean energy.
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Cancer waiting times in 2023 worst on record

Health News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 16:53
Proportion starting treatment within 62 days in England drops to new low after 11 years of decline.
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Climbing Everest? You need to bring your poo back

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 13:43
As complaints of human waste pile up, new rules require climbers to properly dispose of their stools.
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World breaches 1.5C warming threshold for full year

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 13:18
The last 12 months were the hottest on record, temporarily sending the world past a deeply symbolic mark.
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Men on Viagra may reduce Alzheimer's risk - study

Health News BBC - Thu, 02/08/2024 - 04:18
A study suggests a link, but more research is needed to prove the drugs benefit the brain.
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Primodos victims 'airbrushed' from financial help

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 21:44
Families are heartbroken to be left out of a scheme proposing support for other patients.
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'Where I live, many people don't have teeth'

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 20:40
As the government unveils its NHS dentistry plan, people in England speak about their fight to get seen.
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Fighting disinformation in Central Europe: StopFake’s best practices - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 20:03
Following the invasion, disinformation and propaganda perpetrated by Russia intensified dramatically. The overflow of disinformation narratives discrediting Ukraine’s right to freedom and statehood increasingly targets international audiences. The EU has recognised Russian disinformation as one of the key challenges of our time. In response to these challenges Google News Initiative and StopFake launch a project […]
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Government in court over chicken poo in River Wye

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 14:41
Campaign group River Action say the Environment Agency did not enforce rules to stop fertilisers and chicken manure getting in river.
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Health scandal victims need payouts soon - report

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 13:03
Patient watchdog calls for payouts for those left disabled by an epilepsy drug or hurt by pelvic mesh.
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Dentist shortages to be tackled with cash incentive

Health News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 12:45
Dental leaders say new measures to improve access to care in England do not go far enough in meeting needs.
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'Godfathers of wind' share engineering's QEPrize

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 02/07/2024 - 03:50
A Dane and a Briton are lauded for their critical contributions to the development of wind power.
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AI unlocks ancient text owned by Caesar's family

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 02/06/2024 - 21:49
Students win a prize for using AI to reveal the contents of 2000-year-old text for the first time.
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How common is King's incidental cancer diagnosis?

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/06/2024 - 16:42
Being diagnosed with cancer during treatment for another condition is something many experience.
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Lords urge action on electric car 'misinformation'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 02/06/2024 - 05:14
The Lords Climate Change Committee called on the government to push back against mistruths on range and cost.
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Unique flying reptile soared above Isle of Skye

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 02/06/2024 - 04:46
The pterosaur soared over the heads of dinosaurs in Scotland 168-166 million years ago.
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Parents of sudden-death children 'let down by NHS'

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/05/2024 - 08:59
Sudden unexplained death in childhood claims 50 lives in the UK every year - some parents get no support.
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New atom-smasher could spark physics revolution

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 02/05/2024 - 03:41
Researchers want a new, much bigger supercollider but is it worth us paying the £12bn price tag?
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Did bodybuilding bring on my early perimenopause?

Health News BBC - Sun, 02/04/2024 - 12:34
Adele Johnston was 33 when she developed painful symptoms such as heart palpitations and itchy skin.
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