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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope.

Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Researchers find that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is harmful to developing liver cells.

Autism diagnoses 'could be reduced under NHS plan'

The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London.

Why Greek mountain villagers have healthy hearts

Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease.