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Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Image copyright Woebot Labs/Touchkin Image caption Woebot and Wysa are part of a new wave of mental health chatbots Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sexual abuse.In tests,…

Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

Image caption Tom Tyreman died in February from cancer The family of a man who died after receiving a liver transplant from a donor with undetected cancer has called for more thorough tests.Tom Tyreman, 63, from Stockton, initially…

NHS told to ditch ‘absurd’ fax machines

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS will be banned from buying fax machines from next month - and has been told by the government to phase out the machines entirely by 31 March 2020. In July, the Royal College of Surgeons revealed nearly…

The athletes starving themselves for success

Image copyright Kenza Barton Schlee Image caption Anna Boniface ignored the warning signs of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport Anna Boniface seemed to have the world at her feet when finishing as the 2017 London Marathon's fastest…

‘I’ve got two months to find a donor’

Image copyright Meena Kumari-Sharma Image caption Meena, left, has taken the search for a stem cell donor into her own hands Looking back at photographs of last year's Christmas party, mum-of-twins Meena Kumari-Sharma says she looked "the…