The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 29 min 8 sec ago
Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants them to end.
The debate over the NHS's use of the private sector
Things which only wearers of prosthetic limbs know
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.
London's abandoned Victorian Temperance Hospital
Life on the Ebola front line
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.
How a failing hospital transformed itself
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.
Sun can harm sight as well as skin
Office activity guidelines 'too demanding for most'