BBC News - Health
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Today Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England
A study of GP prescriptions reveals patterns of the mental illness in England.
19 hours ago Maps reveal schizophrenia 'hotspots' in England
GP prescriptions reveal patterns of the mental illness.
Yesterday Straight women have fewest orgasms
US study explores "orgasm gap" between genders and different sexual orientations.
Yesterday Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'
Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.
Yesterday Cold and tired?
Hypothyroidism affects one in 70 women and one in 1,000 men, but it can be tricky to diagnose and treat
Yesterday Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby
Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.
Feb 23 Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
Feb 23 What you need to know
An alarming and disturbing infection linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains is spreading.
Feb 23 Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.
Feb 23 Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
Feb 22 Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil
A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy
Feb 22 Spider phobia brain 'processes unconscious fear'
Showing arachnopohobes images of spiders so briefly they remain unaware of them could help overcome their fear.
Feb 21 Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'
Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.
Feb 21 Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
Feb 21 Is this snail the next medical breakthrough?
The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.
Feb 21 Testosterone replacement for men 'trade-off with risks'
In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?
Feb 21 Jeepers Creepers
After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.
Feb 21 Faster drugs?
How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.
Feb 21 The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
Feb 21 The meerkats helping disabled people
The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen
Feb 21 What future for E numbers after Brexit?
How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.
Feb 21 Fearne Cotton talks about her struggle with depression
The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.
Feb 21 Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.
Feb 21 Inside 'outstanding' children's hospital
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.
Feb 20 Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'
It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.
Feb 20 David Baddiel on impact of dad's dementia
Comedian David Baddiel has made a documentary about the impact of his father's rare form of dementia.
Feb 20 Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years
Doctors say only some patients will be suitable to try it, being so high risk.
Feb 20 Breast cancer diagnosed after breastfeeding problem
When her baby boy stopped breastfeeding, Sarah Boyle insisted on a hospital scan.
Feb 20 Is positive thinking making us depressed?
We should not 'sugar-coat' the negative aspects of life, says author Svend Brinkmann
Feb 19 The mosquito menace
Why the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus is flourishing in the urban environment.