BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:19:05 GMT
Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume.
Cruise ship rescue: How to survive for 10 hours in the water
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:35:54 GMT
Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour.
Making Australia care about 'silent epidemic'
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:05:30 GMT
Syl Freedman's petition for an endometriosis drug went viral - then she helped to change policy.
'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:00:24 GMT
A major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day.
High School Musical inspires UK student's US college dream
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 23:23:01 GMT
For six years Tilly Griffiths dreamt of studying in the US and now thanks to NHS funding she is going.
Grenfell: Back to the school
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:56:45 GMT
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return?
'There's so much guilt in being a modern parent'
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:24:10 GMT
With one in three children obese, Jamie Oliver explains how to eat healthily at home.
'We're in love but never have sex'
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:48:38 GMT
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 10 times in the past year.
Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:27 GMT
Some still believe e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking, a public health charity says.
Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:59:07 GMT
Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.
Bacteria disrupts Northern Ireland breast milk service
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:51:13 GMT
Donated breast milk held in the County Fermanagh facility is destroyed after a bug is found in the water supply.
'We haven't had sex in three years'
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:44:53 GMT
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 11 times in the past year.
South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:53:03 GMT
Pro-marijuana activists cheer following a landmark ruling by the country's highest court.
'I've performed 23,000 post-mortems'
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:10:37 GMT
Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence.
How can you get enough iron from your diet?
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:19:43 GMT
How can you ensure you're getting the iron you need from your food, without eating too much red meat?
Can cold water swimming treat depression?
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:19:44 GMT
One young woman stopped all her medication after taking up swimming in cold water every week.
Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:32:32 GMT
Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy.
'My girl's meningitis was diagnosed as ear infection'
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:37:53 GMT
A charity warns the NHS must be more vigilant over deadly meningitis and sepsis cases.
The secret shame of having no sperm
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:37:09 GMT
Male infertility is now the most common reason for couples to seek IVF - but men often feel alone.
Call to ban early baby sex tests
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:58:53 GMT
The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls.
Crowdfunded cancer treatments - do they work?
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:50:50 GMT
Experts are concerned vulnerable patients are being exploited.
Are drink-driving limits too high?
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:30:18 GMT
How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set?
Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:39:13 GMT
A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light.
Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:00:52 GMT
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire.
Mum's fight to keep Southampton respite service open
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:43:01 GMT
A campaigning mother explains why respite services are so important.
Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:11:35 GMT
The Prep drug is cost-effective and proven to work, three MPs say.
Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:33:21 GMT
Luke Watkin first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn't talk about it for a decade.
Making sure you get the right type of calorie
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:01:12 GMT
Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the "quality" calorie.
Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:34:25 GMT
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.
Deaths spiked during UK heatwave
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:49:41 GMT
When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows.
Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:37:32 GMT
An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race.
Mark Lawrenson's cancer diagnosis and other TV stars 'saved' by viewers
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:03:25 GMT
Football pundit Mark Lawrenson is not the first celebrity to have his illness diagnosed on screen.
You, me and the Big C: 'Like listening to friends'
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 18:14:57 GMT
Fans of the You, Me and the Big C podcast pay tribute to Rachael Bland, who died on Wednesday.
Transplant patient walked down aisle by donor’s dad
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:02:01 GMT
Lisa Simkin contacted her donor’s family six months after a life-saving lung transplant, and says they “opened their door with loving arms”.
Pathologists shortage 'delaying cancer diagnosis'
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:16:26 GMT
Severe staff shortages are affecting services vital to diagnosing cancer, according to a report.
Rachel Day died of sepsis 10 days after diagnosis
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:02:34 GMT
Rachel Day was 29 when she contracted sepsis which ravaged her body killing her 10 days later.
Heart op patient wants to find Sully surgeon who saved her life
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 23:55:24 GMT
Susan Payne's life was saved by heart surgery when she was a child in 1960.
'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:55:56 GMT
The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit.
Jelly treats for people with dementia
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:11:26 GMT
After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia.