BBC News - Health
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Some hospital appointments and surgery at Leeds hospitals are postponed because of a "significant" IT problem.
Professor Canavero says he's a year away from transplanting a head onto a totally different body and has lots of volunteers from the UK who want it done.
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
Wearing an activity device that counts how many steps you have taken does not appear to improve the chances of losing weight, research suggests.
Smokers say stress keeps them in the habit, as smoking rates in England hit a record low
A social worker involved in the case of murdered toddler Liam Fee is struck off after being found guilty of misconduct.
Teenage cigarette and alcohol use is declining across Europe but the numbers using cannabis are growing, an EU survey shows.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board confirms plans to site a specialist vascular services unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital in Denbighshire.
File on 4 reveals new figures about the scale of alleged sex offences taking place in residential and nursing homes.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust takes out a £20m loan to cover an £11m deficit.
NHS doctors in England are to be made to declare their income from private work, under plans to increase transparency and avoid conflicts of interest
The Lib Dems are prepared to raise taxes to fund an NHS "that meets the needs of everyone", Tim Farron is to tell his party's annual conference.
More than 70 suspected sex offences in NI adult care, nursing and residential homes have been reported to PSNI over the last three years, the BBC learns.
Bold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley.
Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests.
Any child or teenager sending explicit images or messages on texts and emails is cause for concern and should be monitored, new guidelines for schools and health professionals in England advise.
Smoking rates in England fall to the lowest on record at 16.9%, says Public Health England, with experts saying e-cigarettes may be behind the decline.
Early diagnosis of disease is literally a matter of life and death, so the race is on to produce cheaper, faster, lighter kits to help doctors and nurses in the field.
Plans to centralise vascular services in north Wales are criticised with a warning patients' lives could be put at risk.
A warning Scotland faces a shortfall of 830 family doctors sparks fresh calls for Nicola Sturgeon to tackle the GP "crisis".