The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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Over 400 scans and x-rays are cancelled across Wales as radiographers hold a four-hour strike on Monday.
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.
The time when the average age of death was zero
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.
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.
BBC Inside Out looks at the High Court ruling that doctors must ask patients or their relatives whether they want to be resuscitated.
Why 'Sleeping Beauty' illness is a such a nightmare
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".
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.
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr about the NHS, Labour's cancer care pledges and the role of the private sector in the NHS.
Canada is to ship 800 vials of the Ebola vaccine it has developed to the World Health Organization.
New research shows a majority of adults think body confidence issues affect people of all ages
Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the NHS over £1bn a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?
A £2m programme using sport to help people suffering from mental health problems is announced by Sport England and Mind.
The feeling of euphoria, or high, created by addictive behaviour is less obvious in the brains of problem gamblers, research suggests.
President Obama has told Americans there must not be hysteria in response to the Ebola outbreak.
Labour will pledge that by 2020 no-one in England need wait more than a week for cancer tests and results if it is in power.