BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Multi-cancer blood test shows real promise in NHS study
1 Jun 2023 at 4:08pm
The Galleri test revealed the correct site of a tumour 85% of the time in a study with 5,000 patients.
NHS backs new wafer to prevent migraines
31 May 2023 at 6:34am
Rimegepant will be available only to adults who have tried at least three other preventative drugs.
Breast cancer: Woman's reconstruction delayed three times
1 Jun 2023 at 10:08pm
Women say they are facing "soul-destroying" waits for reconstructive surgery after breast cancer.
Eating disorder group pulls chatbot sharing diet advice
1 Jun 2023 at 2:32pm
The US National Eating Disorder Association is investigating reports the chatbot shared harmful advice.
Health alert system aims to cut heatwave deaths
31 May 2023 at 8:24pm
The aim is to protect the most vulnerable as high temperatures become more common due to climate change.
Girl given months to live after cancer misdiagnosis
2 Jun 2023 at 1:43am
Olivia Maunder was told her pain was psychological by doctors at Frimley Park Hospital.
Organ donation rules change in NI as Dáithí's Law takes effect
1 Jun 2023 at 6:29am
Most adults in NI will now be considered potential organ donors but there are some exceptions.
Menopause and periods guidance is a 'magnificent step forward'
31 May 2023 at 11:58am
A new workplace standard for women with periods or the menopause has been published.
Every Canadian cigarette will soon carry a health warning
31 May 2023 at 12:18pm
Canada will be the first country to have warning labels on the tipping paper of individual cigarettes.
'Living with bigger boobs made me want to hide'
1 Jun 2023 at 2:57am
As the number of breast reductions rises, women open up on their experience of having bigger breasts.
IVF patients need more mental health support, charity says
28 May 2023 at 4:13pm
Infertility can devastate people's mental health, relationships, finances and career, a charity says.
Vaping: How do you quit e-cigarettes?
24 May 2023 at 3:13am
It can get you off tobacco - but what do you do when you want to say bye to your e-cig?
Jennie Gow: BBC F1 broadcaster tells of stroke recovery
23 May 2023 at 4:17am
Jennie Gow, who had a stroke in December, says she is determined to come back "as strong as ever".
First UK death linked to 'zombie' drug xylazine
24 May 2023 at 8:34am
There have been warnings in the US about its flesh-eating properties and role in 7% of fatal overdoses.
Brain implants help paralysed man to walk again
24 May 2023 at 8:04am
A paralysed man has been able to walk simply by thinking about it, thanks to electronic brain implants