The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 48 min ago
The case of a terminally ill woman who was not consulted before a "do not resuscitate" notice was placed in her medical records will be heard in the Court of Appeal on Monday.
Can this helmet be an effective treatment?
Danish researchers say a helmet that delivers electro-magnetic impulses to the brain has shown promise in treating people with depression.
Do men really need a hormone top up?
Should the insurance industry stump up funds?