BBC News - Health
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42 min ago VIDEO: Haiti's disease-fighting eco toilet
Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?
42 min ago VIDEO: Playgrounds for senior citizens
Specially designed outdoor gyms for senior citizens in Brazil have been shown to improve their health and fitness
4 hours ago Ebola: Virus posing a deadly threat
What action is needed to bring the outbreak under control?
4 hours ago VIDEO: Should 'vaping bars' be banned?
As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts are divided over the safety of "vaping".
7 hours ago Action films 'may make you fat'
Watching action films could make you more likely than other TV programmes to pile on the pounds, according to US researchers.
13 hours ago The plight of Moldova's orphanage children
Plight of Moldova's orphanage children
13 hours ago US waists 'grow an inch in a decade'
Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.
16 hours ago Ebola global security threat - Obama
US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
19 hours ago UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola
The UN says it needs $1bn to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak, described as "unparalleled in modern times", as experts warn time is running out.
Yesterday Ebola: Virus posing a deadly threat
More action is needed to tackle the outbreak, say experts
Yesterday Surviving childhood in Africa
Why are more children in Africa living beyond five?
Yesterday VIDEO: Further cut to sugar intake needed
Targets to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
Yesterday AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.
Yesterday UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola
The UN says it needs $1bn to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak, described as "unparalleled in modern times".
Yesterday VIDEO: UN security council to discuss Ebola
The president of Ghana calls for the easing of restrictions on West African countries fighting the Ebola epidemic.
Yesterday Obama 'to pledge troops for Ebola'
President Obama is to announce plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say.
Yesterday The girl with three biological parents
The girl who has three biological parents
Yesterday VIDEO: Stephen Sutton's £5m charity legacy
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.
Yesterday VIDEO: Haiti's disease fighting eco toilet
Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?
Yesterday VIDEO: UN security council to discuss Ebola
The president of Ghana calls for the easing of restrictions on West African countries fighting the ebola epidemic.
Yesterday Call for further cut in sugar intake
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
Yesterday Deadly disease v untested treatment
Are the stakes high enough to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?
Sep 15, 2014 VIDEO: Does driving make you worse at work?
Cycling or walking to work instead of driving makes you happier, according to new research.
Sep 15, 2014 Mers: Saudis in push to keep Hajj free from deadly virus
Have Saudis done enough to keep Hajj safe from deadly virus?
Sep 15, 2014 VIDEO: Mers: Camel traders unalarmed by virus
Tulip Mazumdar visits a camel market in Saudi Arabia to see how people feel about Middle East Respiratory Virus being linked to the animals.
Sep 14, 2014 Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's'
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.
Sep 14, 2014 Ebola: Why is it this disease we fear?
Why does Ebola cause more concern than other diseases?
Sep 13, 2014 Suspended between life and death
Israel's ventilator wards for the dying
Sep 12, 2014 Artist bids to explain bipolar disorder
One artist's bid to explain bipolar disorder
Sep 12, 2014 Mum and daughter give dyspraxia help
A mother and daughter talk about living with dyspraxia