BBC News - Health
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A cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.
Surgeons describe a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as "truly transformative".
Painkillers containing codeine will need a prescription in Australia from 2018 amid concerns over misuse.
A junior doctor who killed herself at the time of a strike by colleagues had doubts over her career, an inquest hears.
'Pregnancy brain' exists, but not in the way you might think, scientists say.
Vanity Fair writer Kurt Eichenwald suffered a seizure after receiving a flashing image tweet
Almost £3.5m will be spent on improving wi-fi networks for patients and clinicians at hospitals in parts of south Wales.
Women who drink more than three-and-a-half bottles of wine a week should get their livers checked, say guidelines.
A woman whose husband took his own life says people should be encouraged to talk more about suicide, as a group of MPs say more should be done to support those at risk.
How to dodge food poisoning this Christmas
Luke Waddon's father died from cancer eight years ago - and has spent the time since helping others who go through something similar.
Hundreds of mesh implant operations are performed in Scotland despite ministers recommending the suspension of their use more than two years ago.
There are calls for a major rethink of how employees are treated when a relative dies.
Mothers fight back against memes mocking their terminally ill children.
Children who were abused are more likely to have poor health and living standards decades later, a study suggests.
The number of people taking their own lives in England is too high, according to MPs.
Is air pollution really a public health crisis? Mark Lobel reports.
Across the UK, volunteer motorcyclists help the NHS by delivering blood. What motivates them?
US doctor Henry Heimlich, who invented the manoeuvre used to help victims of choking, dies at 96.
Trampolines should be used only under professional supervision, according to a senior bone surgeon.