BBC News - Health
Updated: 3 hours 26 min ago
A leading GP says she is "profoundly concerned" about how doctors will cope over the busy winter period.
Lee Parker tells the BBC how he began taking better care of himself after his son told him that he loved him "even though you are fat".
Women who binge drink are portrayed more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to new research.
An investigation finds hospitals in England are making more money from parking fees than ever.
Middle-aged people in England face a health crisis because of unhealthy lifestyles, experts warn.
A Dutch IVF treatment centre says 26 women may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm cells.
NHS England's chief nursing officer supports cutting hospital beds to use the money on care at home.
Our lingering love affair with old-fashioned cold and cough preparations.
The British duo 3D printing prosthetic arms for children, for free, in the back garden.
Actress Carey Mulligan has witnessed the effects of dementia on a close family member. she believes a better understanding will help remove the stigma that surrounds it.
Carey Mulligan opens up about how music helps her grandmother's dementia
Evolution might help explain why humans are prone to shoulder, hip and knee pain, bone experts say.
Doctors have confirmed a diagnosis made more than 200 years ago by one of medicine's most influential surgeons.
Teenage chefs in Lancashire are learning how to cook and the importance of preparing healthy food.
The NHS will serve more than 400,000 festive meals for patients on Christmas Day in the UK.
Government condemns personal injury lawyers on NHS wards as "unacceptable".
A high effective vaccine that protects against deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018.
Private clinic abortions have had a "knock-on effect for training" says the editor in chief of family planning journal.
Thalidomide was withdrawn from sale in most countries in 1961 but was still used in the 1980s in Spain.
Three years ago Alex Lewis went from having a cold to losing his limbs - now he's going back to work as an interior designer.