BBC News - Health
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Today 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.
23 hours ago Should drug firms make payments to doctors?
Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?
Yesterday Beard trend 'guided by evolution'
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
Yesterday VIDEO: Actors faking sick to help doctors
Actors faking ailments to help doctors perform
Yesterday VIDEO: Ebola outbreak 'unprecedented'
The Ebola outbreak that has killed 78 people in Guinea is "unprecedented", a medical charity has said
Yesterday Dog disease could be medical boon
Our pets could provide new insights into disease
Yesterday Should we pay a monthly membership fee to the NHS?
Should we pay to be members of the NHS?
Apr 15, 2014 'Terror' of patient's op wake-up
A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Apr 15, 2014 Bereaved parents heard at last
Why parents who have a stillbirth are now being listened to
Apr 15, 2014 Can you live without processed food?
Can you live without processed food?
Apr 15, 2014 Bombing couple still Boston strong
Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath
Apr 14, 2014 Sensors to prevent pain for amputees
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
Apr 14, 2014 Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
Apr 12, 2014 Goggles help surgeons ‘see’ tumours
The glasses that help surgeons find cancer
Apr 12, 2014 VIDEO: 'Milestone' in fight against polio
The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free, so 80% of the world is now officially free of the disease.
Apr 11, 2014 Doctors implant lab-grown vagina
Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.
Apr 11, 2014 VIDEO: Hi-tech goggles 'detect cancer cells'
A US trial of hi-tech goggles could reduce the need for secondary operations for cancer patients.
Apr 10, 2014 'Selfie' body image warning issued
Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their bodies, research suggests.
Apr 9, 2014 'Millions wasted' on flu drug
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.
Apr 9, 2014 Organ donations 'double since 2007'
The number of people who donated their organs after death in Scotland almost doubled over a six-year period, according to government figures.
Apr 9, 2014 Living organ regeneration 'first'
An elderly organ in a living animal has been regenerated into a youthful state by DNA manipulation for the first time, UK researchers say.
Apr 9, 2014 AUDIO: Man stung by bees in pain experiment
A PhD student has allowed bees to sting him 190 times - to find out which part of the body it hurts the most.
Apr 8, 2014 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.
Apr 8, 2014 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.
Apr 8, 2014 HIV home test kits given go-ahead
Kits allowing people to test themselves for HIV at home can be bought over the counter in the UK for the first time - but no kits exist yet in Britain.
Apr 8, 2014 VIDEO: Deaf woman on hearing for first time
A woman from Gateshead has heard sound for the first time after her cochlear implants were switched on.
Apr 8, 2014 Spinal shocks revive paralysed legs
Four paralysed men have been able to move their legs for the first time in years after electrical stimulation of their spinal cords, US doctors report.
Apr 7, 2014 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 5, 2014 Cancer virus discovery helped by delayed flight
The man who isolated a virus causing cancer
Apr 5, 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.