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 •  Patients lose hip replacement court case
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement "not defective" in group action at High Court.
 •  Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'
Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.
 •  Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.
 •  ‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.
 •  Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.
 •  Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
 •  How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?
As a man dies from an exploding vape pen, we ask how dangerous are the devices?
 •  Growing resistance to antifungal drugs 'a global issue'
Scientists warn this could lead to more outbreaks of disease and affect people who are already ill.
 •  DR Congo Ebola outbreak 'not global emergency'
The World Health Organization says it believes the outbreak can be brought under control.
 •  Nanoparticles from tea leaves 'destroy lung cancer cells'
Scientists found tiny nanoparticles from the leaves destroyed 80% of cells they were applied to.
 •  Patients 'could have been harmed' after Capita outsourcing
Support services run by Capita have been "well below" acceptable standards, a watchdog says.
 •  Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India
Nipah is "top of the list" of 10 priority diseases the WHO has identified for the next major outbreak.
 •  Period power brings free sanitary towels to school
A group of teenagers at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.
 •  Comfort box gives Norfolk cancer patients a 'little lift'
The kindness in a box that is making a huge difference to women undergoing chemotherapy.
 •  Singapore's measures to reduce short-sightedness
As global rates of short-sightedness - or myopia - increase around the world, Singapore is hoping to buck the trend with three simple but innovative solutions.
 •  Young encouraged to speak out over mental health
"Mental health is really hard to express in words" - one of the reasons See Me Scotland is launching a survey about young people's mental health.
 •  Josh Cullip: Coping with dementia at 11 years old
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future.
 •  Rap producer Steel Banglez opens up about mental health
Rap producer Steel Banglez shares his struggles with depression and how he was able to overcome it.
 •  Smart SoPhy socks send data to your physiotherapist
The socks have three sensors reading weight distribution, movement and orientation of the foot.
 •  Dealing with a child who will not sleep through the night
Sleep clinics are helping parents ensure their children get a good night's rest.
 •  'Memory transplant' achieved in snails
Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.
 •  Why Ebola keeps coming back
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.
 •  NHS: How much does it spend on the private sector?
NHS spending on the private sector was just over £9bn last year.
 •  'Not just for naughty boys': The rise in adult ADHD pills
More than 1.6 million prescriptions for ADHD medication were dispensed last year - double 10 years ago.
 •  Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu
José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.
 •  Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My camera helped me beat anxiety'
A photographer's portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.
 •  What do people want to happen at life's end?
A hospice charity wants people to talk more about dying and bereavement.
 •  Mum wants postnatal depression awareness after dad's suicide
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.
 •  The little girl who can't enjoy the summer
Seven-year-old Harper Mitchell Hyslop has rare lung condition which makes it difficult to be in any heat.
 •  Sleep tips: Six ways to boost the chances of a good night's rest
How to maximise the chances of a good night's sleep.
 •  Check the key targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
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