BBC News - Health
Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsis
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:19:01 GMT
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one.
Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:48:00 GMT
Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found.
Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:13:47 GMT
Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types.
Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay opens up about eating disorder
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:15:42 GMT
Actress "felt alone" but decided to talk about her struggles with body image in public.
British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:31 GMT
British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:15:57 GMT
The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare.
The woman with 'butterfly skin' says she feels 'blessed'
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:12:02 GMT
Assya was given 24 hours to live when she was born, but she is now approaching her 30th birthday.
Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:58 GMT
Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.
Africa health: Rotavirus vaccine could save 500,000 children a year
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:11:36 GMT
The Indian vaccine, which protects against gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus, was tested in Niger.
Major pancreatic cancer study launched
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:43:00 GMT
A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients.
Bed delay transfer figures reveal areas worst affected
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:37:19 GMT
Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital.
Teenage pregnancies down to record low
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:08:04 GMT
Conceptions among under 18s are at their lowest level since 1969, official stats show.
Luke Jenkins death: Family receive £100,000 settlement
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:57:38 GMT
Luke Jenkins suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being moved from intensive care to a ward.
Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy makes 'big improvement'
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:34:41 GMT
A girl with cerebral palsy who once modelled for a clothes retailer has seen her condition improve.
'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:34:38 GMT
A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.
Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:46:50 GMT
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.
How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:22:33 GMT
Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.
'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:08:54 GMT
A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.
Online care home bed booking system aims to cut hospital bed blocking
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:06:34 GMT
The system is aiming to reduce hospital bed blocking with real time bookings of care home beds.
Restoring my femininity after cancer
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:32:50 GMT
Kat Roberts, from Plymouth, said the damage to her hair from the cancer treatment left her feeling "unfeminine".