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Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say. BBC News – Health

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New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year. BBC News – Health

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Quarter of 14-year-old girls ‘have signs of depression’

The findings come from 10,000 young people’s views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers. BBC News – Health

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Life-extending lung cancer drug approved

A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England. BBC News – Health

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Hyperemesis gravidarum: ‘It’s crippling sickness’

One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life. BBC News – Health

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‘Kinder treatments in pipeline’ for child brain cancer

Researchers discover that there are seven types of most common malignant child brain cancer. BBC News – Health

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Type 2 diabetes plan targets those at high risk

People at the highest risk should be offered weight loss and healthy eating programmes, advice says. BBC News – Health

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What’s it like to be awake during brain surgery?

Lisa Upton had brain surgery to remove a tumour and was wide awake throughout the entire process. BBC News – Health

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‘I had a stillbirth when I was homeless and almost died’

Odette was sleeping rough in a park when she found out she was pregnant. BBC News – Health

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Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

Disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson carried out hundreds of botched operations on his patients. BBC News – Health