BBC News - Health
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Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs.
Former nurse Lara Smith tells Victoria Derbyshire why she takes cannabis-based medicine.
BBC Newsnight meets the UK doctor who is directing life-saving surgery in the Syrian city of Aleppo via Skype.
As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age but what are the costs involved?
Footage of a mum's water birth has gone viral after the baby arrives with relative ease following only a few contractions
A controversial anti-malarial drug will now only be prescribed to service personnel after a detailed check-up, the Ministry of Defence announces.
Health warnings are made ahead of what could be the hottest September day in the UK for more than 50 years.
Cannabis for medical use should be made legal, says a cross-party group of UK politicians.
Campaign groups say a million people across the UK rely on cannabis for medical reasons, but how does it feel to break the law just to feel better?
A misconduct hearing is to examine claims that a Scots nurse who survived Ebola concealed her temperature from medics on her return from Africa.
The number of Welsh students applying to study medicine falls by 15% over the last five years, figures show.
A Nigerian woman has given birth to a boy on board a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after being plucked from an overcrowded rubber dinghy.
Girls growing up in parts of England have a much lower quality of life than others, according to analysis of official statistics.
Why doesn't your brain let you see all 12 dots at the same time?
The Malvern Death Café in Worcestershire is where people come to talk after losing a loved one.
Competitors prepare for a contest involving electronic arms and robotic exoskeletons.
School nurses are finding less time to do their job because of more child protection issues and excessive bureaucracy, research says.
A paralysed woman wearing a "bionic" suit completes the Great North Run, five days after she started it.
Will Quince MP says that parents who suffer the death of a child should be eligible for statutory bereavement leave.
NHS leaders in England say they have reached a "tipping point" and cannot maintain standards for patients on the money they are getting.