BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'
22 Nov 2017 at 4:32pm
But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.
NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses
22 Nov 2017 at 8:51am
Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.
Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'
22 Nov 2017 at 12:15am
Spirits may make you angry or tearful, while red wine or beer may make you relax, research says.
NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog
21 Nov 2017 at 10:32am
A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.
Tampon tax: How much have you spent?
20 Nov 2017 at 8:52am
The amount it has cost you depends on how old you are and when you started your first period.
Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland to start in May
21 Nov 2017 at 6:47am
The move will raise the cost of the strongest, cheapest alcohol by setting a minimum price of 50p-per-unit.
Young people 'experimenting more in bed'
20 Nov 2017 at 4:53am
Study reveals increasing diversity in young people's heterosexual practices.
Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth
19 Nov 2017 at 4:03pm
The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds.
Sussex Health Care: Men's legs broken in Beech Lodge care home
21 Nov 2017 at 12:54am
The men's relatives say the cases are not part of the investigation into nine Sussex care homes.
New scanner 'like 100 MRIs in one' developed in Aberdeen
20 Nov 2017 at 4:21pm
Patients in Scotland are the first in the world to be scanned with new magnetic resonance imaging equipment.
Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight women
20 Nov 2017 at 3:03am
Women with a higher body mass index might need more frequent mammograms, researchers suggest.
Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers
21 Nov 2017 at 6:15am
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.
Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds
19 Nov 2017 at 9:25pm
A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder.
Counting the cost of the tampon tax
22 Nov 2017 at 4:16pm
What women spend on tampons during their lifetimes, and how much of that goes to the government.
Budget 2017: Chancellor on funding for NHS in England
22 Nov 2017 at 5:52am
Philip Hammond says "we will always back it" and more patients were being treated by the NHS in England.