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Online organs

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 23:02
Rather than languishing on a waiting list for an organ transplant, some people are seeking help on the internet.

'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:32
His documents say Mbah Ghoto was born in 1870 - which would make him the longest living human ever.

Channel 4 news' Cathy Newman on 'duty' to discuss abortion

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 09:08
The Channel 4 news presenter tells BBC Radio 5 live it was her "duty" to discuss her termination.

Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 09:37
It may be because of higher levels of a blood-clotting protein in A, B and AB blood groups.

Goggles give Charlie new sight

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 00:07
Charlie, now eight, started losing his sight aged four, and has only been able to see close up until now.

Motherhood in the time of Zika

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 00:06
Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 04:55
Surgeon Ian Paterson was convicted of intentionally wounding patients with unnecessary operations.

'I don't feel blessed'

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 01:09
Parents of disabled children are often positive about the situation - but one mother says her children's autism has left her with "dark thoughts".

Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:46
Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.

Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:08
A fusion of biology and technology is an "exciting glimpse" of medicine's future, scientists say.

The gym class where nodding off is the new working out

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:31
The health clubs offering exhausted parents the chance to sleep for 45 minutes.

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson needlessly harmed patients

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:25
Ian Paterson conducted "extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason".

Debbie Douglas on her breast surgeon Ian Paterson

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:01
Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.

Poorna Bell on the addiction and suicide of her husband

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:56
Poorna Bell explains how her husband took his own life after a secret battle with heroin addiction

Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:25
A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.

Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 01:18
Politicians and experts are criticised over the fund, which cost £1.27bn and may have harmed patients.

The worst scenario

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 02:06
Molly Watt was born severely deaf but as a teenager discovered she was going blind too.

Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:57
New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.

Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 01:54
A simple eye test could lead to earlier detection of a condition causing irreversible sight loss.

Plain tobacco packaging 'may cut smokers by 300,000 in UK'

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 00:59
A study review gives its best estimate of how standard packs could impact on smoking.