BBC Health News

Subscribe to BBC Health News feed BBC Health News
BBC News - Health
Updated: 1 hour 42 min ago

Bereaved parents warn teenagers over meningitis risk

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 18:36
They are urging all first-time students and school leavers to have the Men ACWY vaccine.

Man hitchhikes to Personal Independence Payment assessment

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 17:50
Paul Wood resorted to thumbing a lift to attend his Personal Independence Payment assessment.

Baby Dove adverts criticised over breastfeeding stance

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 14:23
Dozens complain to the watchdog about the campaign which some say is against breastfeeding in public.

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 13:32
More should have been done to let patients know what was being done with their data, says a watchdog.

Swansea Uni trial to reduce breast cancer hot flushes

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 11:17
Scientists will investigate how behavioural therapy could help control difficult side effects.

Charlie Gard: Pope Francis offers parents support

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 09:18
Pope Francis calls for Charlie Gard's parents to be allowed to "treat their child until the end".

More UK nurses and midwives leaving than joining profession

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 07:46
The downward trend has been most pronounced among British staff, figures show.

Vagina surgery 'sought by girls as young as nine'

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 02:27
Many are distressed or embarrassed about the appearance of their genitals, a leading expert says.

'Girls say they hate their vaginas'

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 02:22
Girls as young as nine want surgery on their vagina because they are upset by its appearance, the Victoria Derbyshire show is told.

Older male partners 'lower chances of IVF baby success'

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 02:13
The man's age, not just the woman's, has an impact on IVF success rates, say researchers.

Why Bulgaria is training UK doctors

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 17:27
Zarina Brady explains why she and others from the UK are heading to Bulgaria to study medicine.

Charlie Gard parents given more time to say goodbye to terminally ill son

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 17:10
Great Ormond Street Hospital says it is working on plans for terminally ill Charlie Gard's care.

Career dream

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 17:03
Trainee doctors head for Central and Eastern Europe to study, lured by high standards and lower costs.

Organs needed

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 14:48
With Scotland set to join Wales in having an "opt-out" system for organ donation, why are England and Northern Ireland not following suit?

One $100m grant, eight life-changing ideas: Which would you choose?

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 13:19
The John and Catherine MacArthur Foundation is awarding a huge grant for a project which will make "real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time".

Charlie Gard: Life support to be turned off, parents say

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:41
His parents criticise doctors for not allowing them to bring the 10-month-old home to die.

Pages