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World Cup 2018: England’s Danny Rose reveals depression diagnosis

World Cup 2018: England’s Danny Rose reveals depression diagnosis

Danny Rose joined Spurs from Leeds in 2007 England defender Danny Rose has revealed he has had depression, which he says was triggered by a combination of injury and family tragedy. The Tottenham full-back, 27, disclosed his illness in a frank interview with several national newspapers. “It’s no secret that I’ve been through a testing […]

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid – Dr Xand van Tulleken

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid – Dr Xand van Tulleken

Image copyright BBC/Lion Television/Joe Taylor Image caption Not all carbs are created equal… Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters – and as Dr Xand van Tulleken explains, it’s the beige ones you really have to watch out for. Dr Faisal […]

‘How a TV show led to my cancer diagnosis’

‘How a TV show led to my cancer diagnosis’

Media captionVictoria, Margaret and Maren: ‘We’re here for each other’ When BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire spoke openly about the symptoms that led to her breast cancer diagnosis on ITV’s The Real Full Monty, two women contacted her to say it led to them being diagnosed themselves. Derbyshire has been to meet them. “I want to […]

Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Syphilis and gonorrhoea up by one-fifth

Image copyright Getty Images England has continued to see a rise in cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea over the past year. New data shows a 20% increase in cases of syphilis and a 22% increase in gonorrhoea, compared with 2016. Diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England remain stable overall, with around the same […]

Denbighshire mum ‘paralysed’ after tick bite in garden

Denbighshire mum ‘paralysed’ after tick bite in garden

Image copyright SWNS Image caption Rachel Foulkes-Davies eyes were badly swollen following the bite A woman suffered severe facial paralysis- and could only eat through a straw – after being bitten by a tick in her garden. Rachel Foulkes-Davies, 43, said the bite started off as small red mark before it caused her eyes to […]

Cuts to sexual-health services imminent

Cuts to sexual-health services imminent

Media captionLiv from north Norfolk has to travel 25 miles to get to her nearest sexual health clinic Some sexual-health clinics face closure or reduced hours as almost half the councils in England plan to cut spending, a BBC investigation reveals. Of the 151 councils that responded to a BBC Freedom of Information request, 72 […]

‘Remarkable’ therapy beats terminal breast cancer

‘Remarkable’ therapy beats terminal breast cancer

Image copyright Judy Perkins The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say US researchers. It involved pumping 90 billion cancer-killing immune cells into her body. Judy Perkins had been given three months to live, but two years later there is no sign of cancer in […]

World Cup fans advised to get MMR jab

World Cup fans advised to get MMR jab

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 2018 Fifa World Cup runs from 14 June to 15 July Football fans travelling to Russia for the World Cup should ensure they are up-to-date with their MMR jab, Public Health England has advised. It follows ongoing large measles outbreaks in Europe. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness […]

Ariana Grande says she has PTSD after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande says she has PTSD after Manchester attack

Image copyright Getty Images Ariana Grande says she doesn’t think she’ll ever be able to talk about the Manchester Arena bombing without crying. The singer had just finished her concert on 22 May 2017 when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. The attack killed 22 people. In an interview with British Vogue, she revealed […]

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving being ‘locked’ inside her body.

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving being ‘locked’ inside her body.

Image copyright Katrine Philp Image caption Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard could only communicate by blinking Imagine suddenly finding yourself in a world where you can’t speak, move or even breathe unaided. Your heart stopped on the way to hospital, meaning you’ve briefly technically died, but they managed to keep you alive. But now you have to, […]