BBC News - Health

BBC News - Health

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.
09/22/2017 11:25 AM
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
09/21/2017 11:45 PM
Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.
09/21/2017 06:14 AM
Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies
A hospital in Abu Dhabi confirms the Egyptian's death despite recent weight-loss surgery.
09/25/2017 09:39 AM
Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'
Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury.
09/24/2017 06:18 PM
Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.
09/20/2017 11:51 PM
Loneliness: The cost of the 'last taboo'
Loneliness costs £6,000 per person in ill-health, says a study, with calls to end the "stigma".
09/21/2017 11:48 PM
Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but some women haven't received the latest safety warnings.
09/21/2017 11:47 PM
Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors' body
The pregnancy association votes to regulate terminations in line with other medical procedures.
09/23/2017 05:16 AM
£1.4m mental health project to help school pupils
A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self-harm.
09/25/2017 07:09 AM
UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
09/20/2017 05:01 PM
Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.
09/20/2017 01:05 PM
Buying fake Viagra online 'Russian roulette'
We follow police officers on a raid.
09/25/2017 12:43 PM
'My baby is allergic to milk'
Tammy worries that her baby's allergy to milk protein damaged their bond.
09/23/2017 12:18 AM
Cedric Anselin: Ex Norwich City player on his fight against depression
Ex-Norwich City player Cedric Anselin said he considered taking his life.
09/22/2017 11:44 AM
Dear Cancer: What would you say?
Three people who have experienced cancer on what they would write to the disease.
09/22/2017 12:26 PM
Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate.
09/21/2017 05:23 PM
Brain surgery revolution
A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls.
09/21/2017 04:29 AM
Do you know blood cancer symptoms?
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.
09/20/2017 12:03 AM
BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary
The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.
09/18/2017 06:03 PM
Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.
09/19/2017 11:40 AM
Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.
09/18/2017 11:54 PM
Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack
Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend.
09/21/2017 12:20 AM
Living with pain
Alison Morton was 25 when she was diagnosed with an illness that leaves her with constant pain and profound fatigue.
09/11/2017 09:04 AM
Red alert
Many women don't go for cervical screening, so scientists found another way to test for abnormal cells.
09/09/2017 12:28 AM
Diabetes designs
Designer Poppy Nash weaves her blood sugar results into the fabric she designs to help manage her diabetes
09/06/2017 11:28 PM
Learning the lingo
For doctors who fled to the UK, training to work in the NHS means having to learn the local dialect.
09/06/2017 12:31 AM
Suicidal 'look'?
A mum has shared striking photos to raise awareness that people with mental illness do not look a specific way
09/05/2017 02:44 PM
Race to stop disease
A team of UK experts is in Sierra Leone trying to prevent disease adding to the death toll from mudslides.
09/01/2017 12:13 AM