BBC News - Health
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9 hours ago Schoolboy given goggles to regain sight
Charlie, now eight, started losing his sight aged four, and has only been able to see close up until now.
12 hours ago Goggles give Charlie new sight
Charlie, now eight, started losing his sight aged four, and has only been able to see close up until now.
15 hours ago Motherhood in the time of Zika
Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
Yesterday No consent
Victoria Vigo woke from an emergency caesarean to find she had been sterilised - without her consent. Now she is demanding justice.
Yesterday Scars on stage
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.
Yesterday Clean eating
The plant-based diet, beloved by celebrities, has got the experts worried.
Yesterday Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.
Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.
Yesterday Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes
A fusion of biology and technology is an "exciting glimpse" of medicine's future, scientists say.
Yesterday Debbie Douglas on her breast surgeon Ian Paterson
Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.
Apr 28 Poorna Bell on the addiction and suicide of her husband
Poorna Bell explains how her husband took his own life after a secret battle with heroin addiction
Apr 27 Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth
New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.
Apr 27 Tainted blood
Families of people infected with HIV and hepatitis by NHS treatments still seek a public inquiry.
Apr 27 Saying no to the jab
An island community with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the US has provoked a storm.
Apr 27 Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?
Scientists find a compound based on a molecule in dragon blood helps heal infected wounds in mice.
Apr 27 Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'
A drug to stop bleeding after giving birth could cut deaths by a third, research suggests.
Apr 26 Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'
A drug to stop bleeding after labour could cut deaths by a third, research suggests.
Apr 26 Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year's maternity leave is too long for mothers
Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers.
Apr 26 'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early
The discovery allows doctors to detect returning tumours earlier and increases chances of a cure.
Apr 26 American woman gives birth during family trip to a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska
Kymica Hubbard was on a family day out at a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, when she went into early labour.
Apr 26 Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'
Extremely small particles of air pollution have the potential to end up in the body, a study suggests.
Apr 25 '500kg' Egyptian woman's sister accuses Indian doctors of lying
The sister of an Egyptian woman who went to India for weight loss surgery lashes out at her doctors.
Apr 25 Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.
Apr 25 Ted 2017: Frugal scientist offers malaria tools
A toy-inspired device for malaria detection that costs 20 cents is shown off at the Ted conference
Apr 25 Inside a neonatal intensive care unit
What does it take to care for the sickest premature babies? 5 live takes a look inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Burnley General hospital.
Apr 25 The volunteers helping ambulances to get to Syria
The BBC meets volunteers in the biggest ever convoy to transport medical vehicles from the UK to Syria.
Apr 25 Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.
Apr 24 Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her husband.
Apr 24 'Artificial intelligence glasses' helping blind man
A blind man from Dunstable has been helped with "artificial intelligence glasses".
Apr 24 'I've given up everything to care for Mum'
Sue Jenkins says she has given up her life to care for her 88-year-old mother who has dementia.
Apr 24 Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.