The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 39 min ago
A care worker explains how she was paid and how travelling time was not part of her pay.
The government is failing to abide by its military covenant with armed forces veterans not getting the care they need, medical experts say.
Elaine Roberts from the Stroke Association tells the BBC how to spot the signs of a stroke.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women in the UK.
Two ketamine users in their 20s tell Newsbeat how the drug nearly destroyed their bladders.
Is it really possible to get in shape by just doing the chores
Drinking large amounts of milk may not lower the risk of bone fractures, a study in the British Medical Journal suggests.
A temporary fund to pay for cancer drugs not available on the NHS does not address problems with the price of new treatments, a charity says.
The NHS needs to get better at highlighting the dangers of screening for diseases such cancer, an influential group of MPs says.
Emma suffered from undiagnosed depression as a teenager. She told the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones how the new app from Samaritans might have helped her.
The Disasters Emergency Committee is to launch an appeal in response to a disease outbreak for the first time, in aid of the Ebola crisis.
A photo of a Shropshire mother breastfeeding her baby daughter goes viral after it is removed by Facebook.
Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.
The president of the World Bank appeals for 5,000 medical workers to volunteer and help contain the growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
The decision to suspend children's heart surgery in Leeds was based on "invalidated and incomplete data" a report finds.
Former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer loses 5.5 stones by eating what ever he wants in his one meal per day diet plan
Politicians line up to back NHS plan
Nearly 150 disabled care home residents face being moved over the next few months as the charity Scope closes a number of its properties.
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are celebrating the arrival of their second child, a baby boy weighing 8lbs 2oz.
Two "rush hours" every day profoundly change the way the body works, scientists have discovered.