BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Fat found in overweight people's lungs
17 Oct 2019 at 7:18pm
The findings could explain why being overweight or obese increases asthma risk, researchers say.
Microphone could diagnose 'noisy' arthritic knees
16 Oct 2019 at 5:42pm
The technology is the same as that used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges.
Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing
16 Oct 2019 at 5:48pm
People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts warn.
Milton Keynes Council: Man 'struggled to feed himself after care cut'
16 Oct 2019 at 4:10pm
The local authority has apologised for the "mistake" which led to a man's care being reduced.
NHS screening 'needs to fit with busy lives'
15 Oct 2019 at 6:18pm
Mobile clinics and evening and weekend opening could help increase uptake of NHS screening programmes.
How dad saved son from 'scalding cuppa' scars
15 Oct 2019 at 6:19pm
Each year hundreds of young UK children end up in hospital with severe but avoidable coffee and tea scalds, like Archie.
Deadly parasite 'jumped' from gorilla to humans
15 Oct 2019 at 12:13pm
Discovery of mutation 50,000 years ago could help in the fight against malaria.
Tafida Raqeeb: Brain-damaged girl arrives in Italy
16 Oct 2019 at 6:06am
Hospital bosses in the UK had tried to block attempts to move Tafida Raqeeb to the hospital in Genoa.
Liquid food shortage left woman's hair falling out
16 Oct 2019 at 1:05am
Jenny Evans is fed intravenously, but says a lack of deliveries left her without essential nutrition.
Royal Papworth Hospital rated 'outstanding' in all categories
16 Oct 2019 at 12:12am
Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge is the first in the UK to achieve the rating in all five areas.
Mental health sick leave rises for emergency workers
16 Oct 2019 at 1:07am
More police, firefighters and ambulance workers are taking time off for mental ill health.
Woman with severe head condition seeks Spain operation
15 Oct 2019 at 4:21pm
Rachel Pighills needs £135,000 surgery as her neck can no longer support the weight of her head.
Head injuries: Cheap drug 'could save thousands of lives a year'
14 Oct 2019 at 4:55pm
A cheap, common drug could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year if used routinely, doctors say.
More than half of A&Es 'not good enough'
14 Oct 2019 at 4:56pm
The government in England must find a solution for social care to ease pressure, the regulator says.
Vaping: 'I'm 17, and rarely ID'd for e-cigs'
14 Oct 2019 at 4:57pm
Almost 40% of sellers targeted by councils sold vaping goods to under-age teenagers in 2018-19.