BBC News - Health
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7 hours ago Human skin grown in laboratory
Skin grown in the laboratory could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, according to UK scientists.
Today I caught Ebola in Guinea and survived
Survivor's happiness to be alive, but fears being stigmatised
Today Male eating disorders 'overlooked'
Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.
Today Guinea 'Ebola deaths pass 100'
The Ebola outbreak could take up to four months to contain as the number of people killed by the virus in Guinea passes 100, the UN says.
Today Worries over young wanting surgery
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.
22 hours ago Binge drinking 'link to overeating'
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.
Yesterday Cancer teen hits £1m charity target
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Yesterday Cancer teen reaches £1m target
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
Yesterday VIDEO: What do standardised packs look like?
As the government moves forward with plans to ban branding on cigarette packs in England, the BBC's Peter Taylor visits a tobacconist in Australia where a ban was introduced in 2011.
Apr 22, 2014 VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine
Group prepares autistic workers for tech jobs
Apr 22, 2014 Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drugmakers, strike a multi-billion-dollar deal to join forces and reshape their businesses.
Apr 22, 2014 Novartis in $16bn GSK division deal
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drug makers, agree to exchange some assets and combine their consumer healthcare units.
Apr 22, 2014 Saudi health minister sacked
As Saudi Arabia dismisses its health minister, the Mers virus death toll continues to rise.
Apr 22, 2014 The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp
The man who takes wayward children to therapy camp
Apr 21, 2014 Cancer virus discovery helped by delayed flight
The man who isolated a virus causing cancer
Apr 21, 2014 VIDEO: Can smartphones ruin your sleep?
New technology such as smartphones and tablets could be affecting how much sleep people get, a survey suggests.
Apr 20, 2014 In pictures: Childhood vaccination
Why immunisation cards are vital for millions
Apr 20, 2014 Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'
The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.
Apr 19, 2014 Why big buttocks can be bad for your health
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health
Apr 19, 2014 VIDEO: Buttock silicone injections 'lethal'
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
Apr 19, 2014 Is Astle case tip of the iceberg?
Did heading the ball cause footballers' deaths?
Apr 19, 2014 Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates
The Ugandans who pay for bogus HIV results to get jobs
Apr 18, 2014 Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Apr 18, 2014 VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD
Scientists at a London laboratory carry out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Apr 18, 2014 Foreign doctors 'need tougher test'
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Apr 18, 2014 The many battles faced by WW1's nurses
How this 21-year-old coped with the horrors of WW1
Apr 18, 2014 The e-cigarettes phenomenon
How safe are e-cigarettes – and should they be banned?
Apr 18, 2014 VIDEO: Obamacare 'still not perfect'
President Barack Obama has said that 7.1 million people have signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Apr 18, 2014 VIDEO: Loneliness 'affects general health'
The emotional problems associated with loneliness have long been acknowledged, but now there is evidence that being lonely has an impact on overall health.
Apr 17, 2014 Cyborg glasses express fake emotions
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.