BBC News - Health
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Hospitals in England will begin to make contingency plans for five consecutive days of strikes by junior doctors this month.
Cider vinegar is a traditional folk remedy that has been around for many centuries. But is it really good for our health?
The district nursing service is at "breaking point" as unmanageable workloads have left patients at risk, a report suggests.
Moderate drinking does not appear to affect a woman's fertility, research published in the British Medical Journal suggests.
A shortage of transplant organs for people from ethnic minorities is being caused by a lack of donations from those communities, the NHS says.
Rough sleepers in England are more likely to be suffering from mental health issues, analysis shows.
Junior doctors in England will take part in five consecutive days of strikes next month as they ramp up their opposition to a new contract that ministers are imposing on them.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt condemns the latest planned strike by junior doctors in England.
A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise, scientists say.
An NHS trust's decision to move its boss to a new role with the same salary is a "scandal", according to the mother of a teenager who died under its watch.
Anonymised scans from 700 former cancer patients at a London hospital will be analysed by Google's artificial intelligence division, DeepMind.
There is growing evidence that more girls and women have autism than was originally thought and that it is being significantly under-diagnosed
A former head of the Army has apologised to troops given an anti-malaria drug he refused to take himself because of "catastrophic" mental health effects.
According to new research beautiful images posted on Instagram may actually reveal if someone is struggling with depression. But how helpful is social media for our mental health?
Transport for London will trial a "Please offer me a seat" badge for people with hidden disabilities or health conditions.
The chief executive of troubled Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Katrina Percy, resigns over "media attention".
Lisa Price shares her account of when she was misdiagnosed after her heart attack.
Millie is 14, and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome two years ago - a condition that often goes undiagnosed in women and girls.
South Africa has the highest reported rate of babies born with foetal alcohol syndrome - Nomsa Maseko reports from the Western Cape.
Almost a third of patients in England and Wales are being given the wrong initial diagnosis after a heart attack - with women having a far higher chance of being affected, a study suggests.