BBC News - Health
Date PostedArticle
39 min ago Fatal attraction
How one woman's rare disorder means a kiss from her husband could end up killing her.
4 hours ago Stress busting
How to manage stress so that it doesn't become a health risk.
4 hours ago Lemon-aid
How lemons are helping to explain what breast cancer can feel and look like.
4 hours ago Referral centres cause 'dangerous' NHS delays, BMA warns
Referral management centres may be slowing cancer diagnoses and delaying other NHS treatment, doctors warn.
4 hours ago Breast cancer patients' distress at withdrawal of Kadcyla
Health watchdog NICE rejects life-extending drug Kadcyla for use on the NHS on cost grounds.
4 hours ago Bug resistant to all antibiotics kills woman
The 70-year-old's hip infection was resistant to the 26 antibiotics available in the US.
10 hours ago Hepatitis C patient's agonising wait for drug treatment
Ben Franklin from London was diagnosed with Hepatitis C nine months ago but is still waiting for a new drug which could cure his condition.
10 hours ago The trauma centres helping veteran amputees
A network of trauma centres has opened across the UK to allow the NHS to treat veterans.
22 hours ago MS patient's family plea for rethink on right to die
The family of a woman who fought a long battle against Multiple Sclerosis release a harrowing set of images to support the campaign for the "right to die".
Jan 14 GPs 'already work 24/7, 365 days a year'
The BMA's Dr Chaand Nagpaul says the government's ultimatum over working hours is "an insult".
Jan 14 The NHS is making people sick, GP tells BBC
Doctors tell of their "guilt" and "distress" over the care they can provide amid pressures on the NHS.
Jan 13 Teenage suicide: Two mothers tell their children's stories
With teenage suicide on the rise, we hear the struggles of two mothers and their children.
Jan 13 Red Cross on NHS was 'proportionate'
The prime minister rejected the Red Cross' description of the NHS as being in a "humanitarian crisis" but it was "proportionate", says Saleyha Ahsan.
Jan 13 'NHS is under pressure', says Theresa May
Prime Minister Theresa May admits the NHS is under pressure, while paying tribute to medical staff.
Jan 13 Cervical cancer: 'Our sister's symptoms were missed'
Amber Cliff's family say that she was deemed too young to be tested, despite her symptoms.
Jan 13 Art and dementia
Early dementia could be detected in subtle changes in art composition and brushstrokes.
Jan 13 Urine test reveals what you really eat
Analysing urine could improve what you eat, claim scientists.
Jan 12 Gender balance
South Korea has brought its gender gap back into balance, but have women gained real equality?
Jan 12 Deadly drunks
South Africa knows it has a huge problem with drink-driving and is considering some tough measures to tackle it, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani.
Jan 12 Surgeon: Lethal NHS failings
Doctor says each day she is prevented from operating due to lethal NHS failings
Jan 12 'Care is the last thing I got'
The number of children in care in England is at its highest since the 1980s.
Jan 12 Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease'
Constant stress could be a key factor in raising the risk of a heart attack, say researchers.
Jan 11 Cancer spread cut by 75% in tests
Research could lead to new drugs to stop cancer reaching other parts of the body.
Jan 11 Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease'
Brain activity is key to why stress increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, a study suggests.
Jan 11 Soaring childlessness among southern European women - report
Uncertain employment and a lack of family-friendly work policies help explain the rise, says a report.
Jan 11 Philippines' President Duterte pushes free contraceptives
The move by the Philippine president is expected to face fierce opposition from the Catholic Church.
Jan 11 PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May about NHS warnings
Jeremy Corbyn asks who the prime minister will listen to over warnings about NHS services
Jan 11 PMQs: May rejects Red Cross NHS 'humanitarian crisis' warning
Theresa May rejects a Red Cross warning about a humanitarian crisis in the English NHS
Jan 11 Feed a cold?
None of us can dodge colds and flu, so here's what helps... and what doesn't.
Jan 11 Mad about the pill
Millions of women have no problem with the pill but some find it shatters their mental health. Here The Debrief's Vicky Spratt describes years of depression, anxiety and panic.