Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel

The UN’s drugs agency warns smuggling of the opioid tramadol, used by Boko Haram, must be stopped. Source: Health

Babies' brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

Matthew Edwards | December 6, 2017

Toxic air is putting the brain development of millions of infants under one at risk, Unicef says. Source: Health

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Payout after woman was kept alive against her will

Matthew Edwards | December 6, 2017

Brenda Grant tried to pull tubes out of her arm after being put in a nursing home, her family says. Source: Health

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Why some people can hear this silent gif

Matthew Edwards | December 5, 2017

Why are some people able to hear this gif even though it is silent? Source: Health

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Nappy sacks 'should carry death warnings'

Matthew Edwards | December 5, 2017

Retailers urged to put warning signs on packs after reports of 17 infant deaths. Source: Health

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How I beat type 2 diabetes with a liquid diet

Matthew Edwards | December 5, 2017

Isobel took part in an intensive weight loss programme to reverse her type 2 diabetes Source: Health

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Co-op sells food after best before date

Matthew Edwards | December 4, 2017

Stores in East Anglia will sell expired dried and tinned items for 10p in a bid to cut food waste. Source: Health

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Betsi Cadwaladr health board waiting times 'could halve'

Matthew Edwards | December 4, 2017

The prediction comes amid concern about higher than average waiting times at the health board. Source: Health

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Philippines launches probe into dengue vaccine scare

Matthew Edwards | December 4, 2017

French firm Sanofi says it may worsen the potentially deadly disease in those not infected so far. Source: Health

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Mental health: 'I was offered help two years later'

Matthew Edwards | December 3, 2017

George Hodgson was referred to adolescent mental health services – but faced a two-year wait. Source: Health

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Pledge to boost mental health support in schools

Matthew Edwards | December 3, 2017

The government promises to bring in new mental health support teams and improve waiting times. Source: Health

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