BBC Health and Medical News

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'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk

That's what a report says - but we look at all the risks of breast cancer for women.

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test

Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says.

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'

Doctors in the UK routinely lied to patients with disorders of sex development known as intersex conditions, the BBC finds.

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders.

Microwave mushrooms 'to keep their goodness', scientists say

Grilling and microwaving are the best ways to cook the fungi, a Spanish study says.

Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

Essex police are looking into about 20 deaths, according to the mother of one of those who died.

General election: Theresa May denies social care U-turn

Revised Tory plans will include an option for an "absolute limit" on total costs following criticism.

UK's first proton beam machine arrives at Newport clinic

The UK's first high-energy proton beam machine will offer treatments next year, the firm behind it says.

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