BBC News - Health
Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:03:09 GMT
The patient was declared fit for discharge more than 1,300 days ago, but has not left hospital.
Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:02:09 GMT
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
'The grief can damage your mental health'
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:57:48 GMT
Survivors say the pain of bereavement can easily push people into mental illness without proper support.
Shrewsbury trust warned over baby heart monitoring in 2007
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:13:42 GMT
Since then, failures to monitor foetal heart rates have contributed to the deaths of five babies.
Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:39:59 GMT
Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.
Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:12:20 GMT
The NHS in England wants to reduce sugar intake by patients and staff to reduce health problems.
Tennant and Colman support selfie mental health campaign
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:53:22 GMT
The stars of Broadchurch are among celebrities posting selfies to support a mental health initiative.
Global plan to wipe out hepatitis
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:32:04 GMT
Viral hepatitis is killing as many people worldwide as HIV and TB, says the World Health Organization.
Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:12:41 GMT
A report shows 8% fewer patients die within 30 days if they get surgery within 24 hours.
Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:05:26 GMT
A drug for depression could stop all neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, scientists hope.
Balloon emergency surgery treatment gets £1.1m Aberdeen study
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:36:36 GMT
Initial treatment for life-threatening bleeding injuries is trialled by the University of Aberdeen.
Molecule link to diabetic kidney disease
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:34:53 GMT
Edinburgh University scientists say the findings could lead to new therapies.
New evidence in France of harm from epilepsy drug valproate
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:21:36 GMT
A preliminary French study suggests valproate caused serious malformations in up to 4,100 children.
'I've given up everything to care for Mum'
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:29:43 GMT
Sue Jenkins says she has given up her life to care for her 88-year-old mother who has dementia.
Sixteen-year-old's revolutionary heart surgery idea
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:57:43 GMT
A teenager on work experience came with a way for surgeons to see who has previously had surgery.
'Thousands of people read about my testicular cancer'
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:20:23 GMT
After Andrew Lowden's blog was shared widely, he launched #testicletuesday to raise awareness.
Princes open up about Diana for mental health campaign
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:43:04 GMT
Prince William, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge spoke frankly about Diana's death.
Harry says sharing experience of grief was 'only right'
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:50:21 GMT
Prince Harry says he had to talk about the death of his mother after encouraging others to open up.
'Artificial intelligence glasses' giving sight to blind man
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:22:52 GMT
A blind man from Dunstable has been helped to see using "artificial intelligence glasses".
Trombones play the same tune for charity
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:20:12 GMT
Musicians around the world rally to raise money for trombonist who has cancer.