Latest BBC Health News

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Gosport hospital deaths: 'My father’s life was ended by someone else'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 15:19
David Huntington told BBC Panorama of his anger over his father’s death at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

Thames Water staff offering mental health support to colleagues

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:34
Some companies are offering help and support to employees with mental health issues.

Ant McPartlin sent support from ADHD community

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:11
The TV presenter says he "found out stuff about me I hadn't addressed for years".

He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:10
Investigators say He Jiankui sought "fame and fortune" with his claim to have edited baby genes.

Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:57
A report by Public Health Wales looks at the potential consequences of any form of Brexit.

British soldier sues Army over Q fever chronic fatigue

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 04:12
Wayne Bass claims his life has been ruined after catching the disease in Afghanistan.

Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:14
Most of the world's population lives near venomous snakes - but some are at greater risk than others.

Women's frozen eggs 'should be stored for longer'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 01:23
The 10-year limit for keeping a woman's frozen eggs is arbitrary and does not reflect current technology, campaigners say.

Night shifts: The toll they can take on your life

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 12:04
As more of us work through the night, one man finds out how 30 years of shifts has affected his life.

The pain of Tourette's: 'I'm always covered in bruises'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 02:08
Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.

Gosport hospital deaths: Evidence 'strong enough to bring charges'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 01:44
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

'I wear a mask to prevent cold allergy reaction'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 00:06
Max Fisher, 23, gets red, itchy welts and swelling when in contact with anything cold.

Carter Cookson: Baby who needed new heart dies

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 23:27
His parents, who lost their first son in 2013, say Carter Cookson has "gained his angel wings".

Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 18:17
An investigation is under way after patients contracted a fungal infection associated with pigeon droppings.

Mental Health: Tougher checks before Superdrug Botox

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:55
High Street store to check mental health of customers before giving Botox or fillers.

Differences in GP access across England 'shocking'

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:54
A BBC analysis suggests there is a shocking variation in access to GPs across England, doctors' leaders say.

'Why I wanted a tattoo on my mastectomy scar'

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 00:47
Kris Hallenga was diagnosed with terminal cancer, but beat the odds. Her scar is part of her body art.

IVF dad 'floored' over baby he did not consent to

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 19:20
The man sued an IVF clinic after his ex-partner forged his signature to use frozen embryos.

IVF couple have triplets after sex mistake

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:10
Betty Bienias said she was shocked to find out she was expecting triplets - two of which had been conceived naturally.

Carter Cookson 'has hours to find new heart'

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:35
Doctors say Carter Cookson, who is on life support, needs an organ transplant as soon as possible.

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