BBC News - Health
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A nurse accused of falsifying the temperature of Ebola-infected colleague Pauline Cafferkey, has been found to be dishonest in her actions.
Dengue fever kills at least 20 people in Burkina Faso, where about 2,000 cases have been recorded.
Huddersfield is a particularly hard place to find an NHS dentist. So what happens to people’s teeth?
There were 24,300 extra deaths in England and Wales last winter - about half the number of 2014-15.
Chrissy, 29, says she feels grateful to be alive after the combined pill caused her to have pulmonary embolisms.
A young newsreader suffering from cancer has taken the unusual step - for Japan - of blogging about her illness. If she dies, she says, she doesn't want pity.
NHS pathology departments are struggling to meet requests for cancer tests, Cancer Research UK warns.
UK teenagers drink enough sugar every year to fill a bathtub with fizzy cola, a Cancer Research UK study suggests.
Tuesday night's Radio 1 and 1Xtra Stories explores the future of the pill and what could come next. Here are four possibilities.
Dr Meirion Thomas says patients should have to prove they are eligible for NHS treatment
A London NHS hospital trust has teamed up with tech giant Google to share patient data in the hope of saving lives.
Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but the proportion of people with dementia is falling. How is this explained?
Wendy Mitchell, who has early onset dementia, told the Victoria Derbyshire programme how her benefits have stopped following a reassessment.
Thousands of people living with degenerative conditions are losing part or all of their disability benefits after being reassessed.
UK teenagers drink enough sugar every year to fill a bath with fizzy cola, a Cancer Research UK study suggests.
Patients could be asked to show proof of identity before they are treated, says health chief.
There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.
BBC Radio 4's Steve Hewlett was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus, he discusses the pros and cons of talking openly about your condition.
When it comes to fruit and vegetables, two-a-day might be more realistic advice to give to families says one of the UK's leading doctors.
Parents whose babies died during childbirth at an East Ayrshire hospital call for a public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding their deaths.