BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Aneurin Bevan: Trusts apologise after death of NHS founder's great-nephew
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:50:56 GMT
The great-nephew of Aneurin Bevan died after a delay in him being offered radiotherapy.
Who do you trust for health advice?
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:45:36 GMT
Doctors and nurses are the most trusted for advice, but attitudes differ globally, a survey finds.
Postpartum psychosis: 'We take it one day at a time'
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:06:29 GMT
Postpartum psychosis meant Kimberley Beavan's baby had to be raised by her grandparents.
Crossing Divides: Healing young and old with a singalong
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 02:58:36 GMT
How a cross-generational therapeutic knees-up can help old and young alike.
Hundreds more cases in Shropshire baby deaths review
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 17:45:33 GMT
New cases are understood to include still births and baby deaths in the final stages of labour.
Vaccines: Do they wear out? And other questions answered
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:39:48 GMT
Prof Beate Kampmann answers your questions on vaccines and the risks of not immunising children.
The medical student who died of measles
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 00:28:28 GMT
The death of a student doctor from a preventable disease shows how Ukraine has become the measles capital of Europe.
Power and endurance training 'key to all-round fitness'
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 00:25:48 GMT
Blend of strength and endurance training makes team sport players the fittest of all, a study finds.
What does personalised medicine mean for you?
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 23:34:02 GMT
Technology is making it possible to tailor treatments to ever smaller groups of patients.
The gay men breaking blood donation rules
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:12:32 GMT
The men believe who they have sex with should not prevent them from giving blood.
'My bulimia was hidden by my normal weight'
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:34:32 GMT
Lee Donald says eating disorders can go unnoticed because too many associate them with being underweight.
Family brand terminal illness assessments 'degrading'
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:25:54 GMT
Susan Hill had been diagnosed with motor neurone disease when she had "bizarre" benefit claim tests.
Conor Devine - the Ironman with MS
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:36:08 GMT
Conor Devine, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, is fighting back against his illness.
Shiyenze Khasoha: 'My designs fund my cancer treatment'
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 01:59:15 GMT
Kenyan Shiyenze Khasoha sells clothes she designs to pay for her ovarian cancer treatment.
What is the contaminated blood scandal?
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 03:17:50 GMT
The infection of up to 30,000 people with contaminated blood is one of the biggest NHS scandals.
Family of MND patient: End assessments for terminally ill
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 23:29:48 GMT
Susan Hill had to undergo an assessment before getting a benefit to help pay for carers.
Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 04:23:41 GMT
Nine-year-old Sam is taking part in a trial of a new drug researchers hope can boost healthy bone growth.
What are vaccines, how do they work and why are people sceptical?
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:00:15 GMT
Vaccines help save the lives of millions a year. This is how they came about - and why they matter.
Vaccinations were a major issue in the 2018 elections
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:10:41 GMT
Fake news is fuelling the anti-vaccine movement and one government's attempt to get children vaccinated may be making it worse.
'I want to be a guinea pig to help others'
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:20:10 GMT
How one amputee is helping scientists improve the lives of other people who rely on prosthetic limbs.
Gambling addiction clinic to help addicts aged 13 to 25
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:03:26 GMT
The first National Problem Gambling Clinic, offering support to people aged 13 to 25, is set to open.
Residents in care homes 'missing out on dental care'
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:02:08 GMT
Inspectors warn care homes and the NHS to do more to look after the teeth of vulnerable residents.
Dr Aayesha Hassan is fighting misinformation and distrust within the UK's Somali community
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:23:14 GMT
With measles cases on the rise in UK, Dr Aayesha Hassan is fighting misinformation and distrust within the Somali community.
'Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 04:31:15 GMT
Doctors say some lymphoma patients are being completely cured in a way "never been seen before".
Our son took his own life after gambling addiction
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:48:01 GMT
Jack Richie started gambling at school and took his own life at 24. His parents say the addiction is 'not unlike a heroin addiction'.