BBC News - Health
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2 hours ago US hospital in $190m 'abuse' payout
Johns Hopkins Hospital agrees to pay $190m to thousands of women who joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist secretly recorded them.
2 hours ago FGM parents to face prosecution
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being announced.
4 hours ago The 90-year-old sex guru
The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit
4 hours ago First aid for the mind
First aid for the mind
4 hours ago New FGM measures announced at summit
New measures aimed at ending female genital mutilation and forced marriage within a generation will be announced at a global summit in London.
4 hours ago NHS tests 'plaster' patient-monitor
The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.
4 hours ago 'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV
Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its hiding places in the body.
4 hours ago 'Large gene find in schizophrenia'
In the largest ever genetic study of the disease, scientists have discovered some 80 genes which could leave people at higher risk of schizophrenia.
8 hours ago In pictures: One man's HIV campaign
One man's HIV campaign in Indonesia's Bandung prison
8 hours ago Anatomy of female genital mutilation
What is it and why is it still being carried out across the world?
Yesterday VIDEO: Diarrhoea treatment 'saves millions'
The BBC's Rahul Tandon has been to a clinic in the Indian city of Calcutta where children are being treated for diarrhoea.
Yesterday Should we pay a monthly membership fee to the NHS?
Should we pay to be members of the NHS?
Yesterday Early HIV drugs 'may not stop virus'
HIV can rapidly form invulnerable strongholds in the body, dashing hopes that early treatment might cure the virus, according to new research.
Yesterday Seeing a doctor for the first time in seven years
The Americans seeing a doctor for the first time in years
Yesterday Caring for Kenya's HIV orphans
Finding the right drugs to care for Kenya's HIV orphans
Jul 20, 2014 VIDEO: Africa collaborates to tackle Ebola
Health ministers from West African countries have adopted a common strategy to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.
Jul 19, 2014 US HIV infection rate drops a third
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States has fallen by a third in the past 10 years, a new study finds.
Jul 19, 2014 Aids researchers on crashed plane
At least six passengers on the Malaysia Airlines plane were heading to a major international Aids conference in Australia.
Jul 19, 2014 Why some people want facial scars
Why some still wear the scars of their ancestors on their cheeks
Jul 18, 2014 'Safer' kisspeptin IVF shows promise
Twelve babies have been born using a potentially safer way of getting eggs for use in IVF with the hormone kisspeptin, UK doctors say.
Jul 18, 2014 EC 'confident' in brain project
The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.
Jul 18, 2014 Aids researchers on crashed plane
Dozens of passengers on the Malaysia Airlines plane were thought to have been heading to a major international Aids conference in Australia.
Jul 18, 2014 Can healthy eating be forced on children?
Can you force children to eat healthfully?
Jul 18, 2014 VIDEO: Meet the robots helping surgeons
Professor Yang of the Hamlyn Centre in London explains how modern robotics is helping surgeons improve their art.
Jul 17, 2014 The virus detective who discovered Ebola
The young medic who discovered the deadly Ebola bug
Jul 17, 2014 Food learning theory for obese women
Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.
Jul 17, 2014 India's growing breast milk banking network
India's growing breast-milk banking network
Jul 17, 2014 In pictures: Battling Ebola in West Africa
The fight against Ebola in West Africa
Jul 17, 2014 VIDEO: Robots to help treat stroke patients
A new project is aiming to get robots to help stroke patients regain their movement.
Jul 16, 2014 Early risers 'less moral at night'
"Morning people", who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.