BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Suntans on children 'are not healthy'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:45 GMT
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, not glowing health, NHS England and the Met Office remind parents.
'Asthma is a killer - it took away my miracle daughter'
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:01:31 GMT
The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.
Make-up artist offers free makeovers to cancer patients
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:13:53 GMT
Make-up artist Natalie Crawford wants to help others after she lost her breasts, ovaries and hair.
Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:22:11 GMT
Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:32:11 GMT
BBC1's Doctor in the House Rangan Chatterjee helps single mum La-Vern improve her lifestyle so she can avoid developing type 2 diabetes.
10 miscarriages, still trying
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 06:47:27 GMT
Jen Bickel has endured several rounds of IVF and two ectopic pregnancies but she has not yet given up hope of having a baby.
Kid, 4, steals show during sickle cell Derbyshire chat
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:37:20 GMT
Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.
Over 1,700 patients at risk in 'colossal' NHS mail blunder
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:46:23 GMT
Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes left to pile up in a warehouse.
Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:48:04 GMT
Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:13:29 GMT
Tunisian women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading some to have hymen surgery.
Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:47:30 GMT
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case.
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli fraud trial opens in New York
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:55:11 GMT
The former pharmaceutical chief denies operating a Ponzi-like scheme that cheated investors.
Why NHS can't pay for all Glendon's drugs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:30:41 GMT
Glendon has a brain tumour - there are drugs that might extend his life but he must pay for them.
Abortion should not be crime, says doctors' union
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:38:21 GMT
The British Medical Association has supported removing abortion from criminal law.
Out of control
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:24:51 GMT
Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'
Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:31:25 GMT
Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.
Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:14:26 GMT
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.
Will free hospital parking cost £162m?
Mon, 08 May 2017 15:47:12 GMT
Labour says it will make car parking free at NHS hospitals at a cost of £162m.
Magnets used to control flickering eyes
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:40:13 GMT
A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.
Older fathers have 'geekier sons'
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:46:14 GMT
They are more focused, intelligent and less bothered about fitting in, say scientists.
Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:56:55 GMT
There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.
Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:39:59 GMT
A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.
NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:40:12 GMT
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".
Reality Check: How much will Labour's NHS plans cost?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:01:53 GMT
Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost.
BMA chief: NHS is 'running on fumes'
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:43:26 GMT
One of Britain's most senior doctors claims ministers are "picking the pockets" of NHS staff.
How Syrian refugees battle against cancer
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:26:52 GMT
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:37:37 GMT
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.
Tick saliva 'gold mine' blocks killer heart condition
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:07:31 GMT
Oxford scientists are excited by the prospect of making a drug from a bug.
'I crowdfunded my wheelchair'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:01 GMT
Hannah Barham-Brown feared her dreams of becoming a medic would be over after the NHS offered her an impractical wheelchair.
Wait for justice
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:16:56 GMT
Private patients expect the best treatment, but what happens if things go wrong?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:36:00 GMT
Scientists at Oxford University begin a trial to pinpoint early tell-tale signs of dementia.
What happens when you're sleep deprived?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:27:13 GMT
A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.