BBC News - Health
Date PostedArticle
22 hours ago Call for improved urinary catheters
A leading researcher says industry must "wake up and invest more" in urinary catheters
Yesterday Have we cured cancer?
Is immunotherapy the cure we've been waiting for?
Yesterday The drugs that protect people who have unprotected sex
The drugs that protect people who have unprotected sex
Yesterday VIDEO: India fails to publish UN health report
The Indian government is not publishing the results of a vast national survey of the health of the country's citizens.
Yesterday Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.
Yesterday Sniffing could provide autism test
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
Jul 2 The dentures made from dead soldiers's teeth
When dentures were made from dead people's teeth
Jul 2 VIDEO: Chocolate could be good for the heart
New scientific research suggests that chocolate could be good for the heart. Professor Phyo Myint, the author of the research says that consuming around 100g of chocolate per week could help.
Jul 2 VIDEO: Which foods still have trans-fats?
Trans-fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, US regulators have said - but where are
Jul 2 VIDEO: South Africa's fight to tackle HIV
Nomsa Maseko looks at how South Africa, with one of the greatest numbers of people with HIV, is tackling the disease.
Jul 2 New S Korea Mers case after pause
South Korea reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome after a four-day break in infections, bringing the infection total to 183.
Jul 2 HIV risk for Sydney patients
At least 11,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis at Sydney dental clinics over the past decade.
Jul 1 Liberia's new Ebola outbreak spreads
A second case of Ebola is confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first cases for seven weeks.
Jul 1 Liberia's new Ebola outbreak spreads
Two more cases of Ebola are confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first case for seven weeks.
Jul 1 VIDEO: Feeding Chad's children with Unicef
Medical editor Fergus Walsh visited a Unicef nutrition centre in Chad to see what is being done to tackle the problem of child malnutrition.
Jun 30 California enacts tough vaccine law
California governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that imposes one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the US.
Jun 30 Liberia quarantine after Ebola case
Liberia's authorities quarantine the area where a 17-year-old boy died of Ebola - the first reported case in the country in seven weeks.
Jun 30 Cuba stamps out mother-to-child HIV
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.
Jun 30 VIDEO: Could you give up meat for one day?
A new campaign is asking us to give up meat for a day - claiming it is damaging both our health and that of the planet.
Jun 29 Can you teach people to have empathy?
Can you teach people to have empathy?
Jun 29 Colour blue may stop sleep illness
The UK scientists who've found out how to trap the tsetse fly
Jun 29 Pancreatic cancer blood test hope
Tiny spheres of fat shed by pancreatic cancers can be used as a blood test for the tumours, a study shows.
Jun 29 Sun cream labelling 'confuses buyers'
There is huge confusion over the labels on sun creams, and manufacturers should all use the same rating system, says the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Jun 28 Australia reviews organ donations
Australia reviews its organ donation scheme
Jun 28 Are enough Australians donating organs?
Australia reviews its organ donation scheme
Jun 28 'Cancer made me want mashed potato'
The strange effects of cancer on appetite
Jun 27 VIDEO: Blue targets reduce sleeping sickness
The lure of a bright blue target is helping to reduce numbers of tsetse flies which pass on the parasite responsible for sleeping sickness.
Jun 27 Drone flies abortion pills to Poland
A Dutch women's rights group uses a drone to fly abortion pills into Poland, in protest at the country's restrictive laws.
Jun 26 TTIP talks: Food fights block EU–US trade deal
EU-US food disputes delay a key trade deal
Jun 25 VIDEO: 3D printer to help build girl's nose
A 3D printer is to be used in ground-breaking surgery on a two-year-old girl.