The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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The NHS will "grind to a halt" unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns Wales' only professor of geriatrics.
About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting specialist cells into his damaged spinal cord.
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
A nurse claims "heartbreaking" levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession
Global health body under fire over Ebola
Prof Allyson Pollock and Prof Tom Solomon on the western reaction to Ebola and threat to the UK.
Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.
Britain's drinking culture has sparked a worrying rise in liver disease deaths, warn health officials.
The first minister dismisses calls for an inquiry into the running of the NHS in Wales, as the Conservatives claim a survey shows strong public support for the idea.
Public Health England warns of large jump in the number of people dying of liver disease, triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption.
Radiographers across the UK begin a four-hour strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.
The World Health Organisation is expected to declare Nigeria officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases.
Over 400 scans and x-rays are cancelled across Wales as radiographers hold a four-hour strike on Monday.
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.