BBC News - Health
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1 hour ago Can pregnant women ever drink?
Can pregnant women ever safely drink alcohol?
1 hour ago How not to catch Ebola
As the outbreak rages, here's what we know about stopping it
13 hours ago VIDEO: In numbers: Treating Ebola patients
BBC News looks at what it takes to treat Ebola patients, in numbers and graphics.
13 hours ago WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
16 hours ago 'Nine million have TB' - WHO report
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
19 hours ago Male genes linked to early death
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study.
19 hours ago WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks
The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
Yesterday Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Yesterday VIDEO: Bondi Beach surfers fight depression
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
Oct 21, 2014 Ebola crisis: How Nigeria's Dr Adadevoh fought the virus
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
Oct 21, 2014 To walk again - the people behind the story
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
Oct 21, 2014 Ebola-hit nations get key supplies
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.
Oct 21, 2014 Scans reveal cause of winter blues
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Oct 21, 2014 Man walks again after transplant
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Oct 20, 2014 VIDEO: Surfing to fight depression
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
Oct 20, 2014 Ebola: WHO under fire over response to epidemic
Global health body under fire over Ebola
Oct 20, 2014 VIDEO: Mobile screens to help the short sighted
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision".
Oct 20, 2014 VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives'
Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.
Oct 20, 2014 Nigeria declared free of Ebola
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.
Oct 20, 2014 VIDEO: Nigeria's 'hero doctor' who spotted Ebola
The WHO is expected to declare Nigeria free from Ebola on Monday with no reported cases of the virus for six weeks due to a rapid and thorough response from healthcare professionals.
Oct 20, 2014 Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
Oct 20, 2014 Nigeria to be declared Ebola-free
The World Health Organization is expected to declare Nigeria officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases.
Oct 20, 2014 Chagas disease - inheriting a silent killer
The silent killer of Chagas disease is on the loose
Oct 19, 2014 VIDEO: The quest for an Ebola vaccine
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Oct 19, 2014 Canada to ship Ebola vaccine to WHO
Canada is to ship 800 vials of an experimental Ebola vaccine it has developed for further trials with the World Health Organization.
Oct 19, 2014 All nations 'have a stake' in Ebola
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".
Oct 19, 2014 Does cancer get too much attention?
Lung expert says other diseases can be just as devastating
Oct 18, 2014 Gamblers' brains 'no endorphin rush'
The feeling of euphoria, or high, created by addictive behaviour is less obvious in the brains of problem gamblers, research suggests.
Oct 18, 2014 VIDEO: Obama: 'Don't give in to hysteria'
President Obama has told Americans there must not be hysteria in response to the Ebola outbreak.
Oct 18, 2014 Sierra Leone revamps Ebola response
Sierra Leone's president announces a shake-up of the body in charge of fighting Ebola in the country, putting the defence ministry in charge.