BBC News - Health
Date PostedArticle
9 hours ago Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case.
12 hours ago Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders
A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.
12 hours ago 'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli fraud trial opens in New York
The former pharmaceutical chief denies operating a Ponzi-like scheme that cheated investors.
Today Tick saliva 'gold mine' blocks killer heart condition
Oxford scientists are excited by the prospect of making a drug from a bug.
Today Small and bullet-shaped
A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse security staff.
Today Suntans on children 'are not healthy'
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, not glowing health, NHS England and the Met Office remind parents.
Today Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says
Millions of Americans could lose insurance under a Senate bill, a congressional report says.
Yesterday What happens when you're sleep deprived?
A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.
Yesterday Magnets used to control flickering eyes
A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.
Yesterday Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'
Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.
Yesterday Hymen surgery
Tunisian women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading some to have hymen surgery.
Yesterday Out of control
Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'
Yesterday Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom
More must be done to protect young people from cosmetic procedure industry, a report says.
Yesterday Older fathers have 'geekier sons'
They are more focused, intelligent and less bothered about fitting in, say scientists.
Yesterday 'Asthma is a killer - it took away my miracle daughter'
The mother of a 10-year-old asthma victim calls for the condition to be taken more seriously.
Yesterday NHS hernia mesh repairs 'leaving patients in chronic pain'
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".
Yesterday 'Remarkable' drop in new HIV cases among men
Among gay and bisexual men, new diagnoses have fallen for the first time in England.
Yesterday Iran's drug problem: Addicts 'more than double' in six years
The number of people suffering addiction to narcotics in Iran has surged, local media report.
Yesterday Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN
There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.
Yesterday How Syrian refugees battle against cancer
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
Yesterday NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.
Jun 24 Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.
Jun 23 Kid, 4, steals show during sickle cell Derbyshire chat
Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.
Jun 23 Intersex
Jeanette was 50 when she discovered the truth about her own body.
Jun 23 Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'
A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.
Jun 23 Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women
Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.
Jun 22 Ebola virus burial teams 'saved thousands of lives'
A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.
Jun 22 Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl
Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.
Jun 22 Measuring muscle gap 'helps players back on their feet'
The technique was tested on Barcelona footballers and their prized muscles.
Jun 21 Peace at last
Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as palliative care - care for the dying - in Mongolia. Now there is, thanks to Odontuya Davaasuren.