BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
E-cigarettes: How safe are they?
26 Jun 2019 at 5:29am
They are much less harmful than smoking, despite a ban on sales of e-cigarettes in one US city.
Care cuts inevitable in 'fragile and failing' system
26 Jun 2019 at 9:41am
Councils plan to spend £22.5bn on services but tough decisions will still have to be made.
Prostate cancer: New urine test hope
25 Jun 2019 at 7:32pm
The test sorts early cancers according to risk, so many men might be spared over-treatment, researchers say.
Child obesity drive 'stalled by Brexit'
24 Jun 2019 at 6:10pm
Slow progress is being made on junk food advertising restrictions and calories labelling, it is claimed.
Do you know the hygiene hot spots in your home?
24 Jun 2019 at 6:14pm
Where and when you should be cleaning to avoid infections and illness in your family, according to experts.
MMR vaccination rates in slight fall among children in Scotland
25 Jun 2019 at 6:27am
Uptake rates from children receiving the vaccine by five years of age have dropped slightly but remains high at 96.6%
Pret allergy death: Parents 'delighted' by 'Natasha's law' plan
25 Jun 2019 at 3:20am
The new rules follow the death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse who had a fatal allergic reaction.
Essex Strep A outbreak: Twelve people dead
25 Jun 2019 at 8:06am
A total of 32 people were infected with the invasive Group A streptococcal infection, a report says.
Residents in care homes 'missing out on dental care'
23 Jun 2019 at 4:02pm
Inspectors warn care homes and the NHS to do more to look after the teeth of vulnerable residents.
Aneurin Bevan: Trusts apologise after death of NHS founder's great-nephew
24 Jun 2019 at 6:50am
The great-nephew of Aneurin Bevan died after a delay in him being offered radiotherapy.
'Why we're using a male contraceptive gel'
25 Jun 2019 at 7:06am
A couple from Edinburgh describe what it's like to use a male contraceptive gel.
The medical student who died of measles
21 Jun 2019 at 5:28pm
The death of a student doctor from a preventable disease shows how Ukraine has become the measles capital of Europe.
Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth
21 Jun 2019 at 9:23pm
Nine-year-old Sam is taking part in a trial of a new drug researchers hope can boost healthy bone growth.
Crossing Divides: Healing young and old with a singalong
21 Jun 2019 at 7:58pm
How a cross-generational therapeutic knees-up can help old and young alike.
'I want to be a guinea pig to help others'
20 Jun 2019 at 4:20pm
How one amputee is helping scientists improve the lives of other people who rely on prosthetic limbs.