BBC News - Health
Updated: 5 hours 17 min ago
Molecules found on mobile phones can reveal a lot about the owner's lifestyle, scientists say.
While fitness wearables grab the headlines, it's the clinically proven health monitoring gadgets that could save thousands of lives - and lots of money.
As figures show dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, one woman recounts the "distressing" way the condition affected her late mother.
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.
Being unable to store excess fat safely in the body increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and strokes, Cambridge University research suggests.
An email that was accidentally sent to 840,000 members of the NHS's staff in England causes havoc.
An ambulance service worker who refused to call the emergency services gives birth in a car on the way to hospital.
Dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease, is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales.
Pleas for pregnant women to protect themselves against flu this winter are backed by health bodies.
Health services are attempting to reach deprived communities by offering them mobile cancer screening.
Amber McGrath is 18 and for most of her life she's lived with type 1 diabetes - this is how many hours she spends on it a day.
NHS leaders have tried to keep local plans to cut hospital services in England secret, a study finds.
What lies behind the link between cancer and poverty and how do you break it?
At least half of the alcohol sold in Scotland does not meet impending minimum pricing legislation, a survey suggests.
Sore throat sufferers will be asked to visit a pharmacist, not a GP, to see if they need antibiotics, NHS England says.
Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a study suggests.
A contract to provide community health and care in Bath and North East Somerset over the next seven years is approved for Virgin Care.
Junior doctors call off the threat of industrial action over their new contract.
George, 22, who was recently diagnosed with HIV, meets 54-year-old Edwin, who was diagnosed 30 years ago, to discuss how different an HIV diagnosis was in the 1980s.
More than 150 British people, including children, affected by overseas terrorist attacks are using mental health services in the UK.