Latest BBC Health News

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Hormone 'can reduce chances of miscarriage'

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 01:01
Giving progesterone could to some women with early bleeding could save babies' lives, research suggests.

We both now have hope - MS sisters

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:58
NHS backing of a new treatment for the disease means Zoe Bowman may get help just as her sister has.

Frozen eggs 'are fastest fertility trend'

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:10
The procedure is becoming more successful, the UK's fertility regulator says.

Meet the world's first CrossFit trainer with cerebral palsy

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 00:09
Doctors thought Steph Hammerman would never walk or talk. Now she has opened her own CrossFit gym.

Phage therapy: 'Viral cocktail saved my daughter's life'

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 18:00
Isabelle was told she had less than a 1% chance of survival before the experimental therapy.

Food outlets ‘should list all ingredients’ says food agency

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:49
Outlets should list all ingredients to avoid allergy tragedies, the Food Standards Agency recommends.

British people 'having less sex' than previously

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 01:01
Who is getting the most and what's the average amount? National survey results reveal all.

GP pressure: Numbers show first sustained drop for 50 years

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:58
Patients are waiting weeks for appointments as GPs warn they cannot cope with demand.

GP surgeries 'in crisis': 'You can't get an appointment'

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 00:42
GPs warn they cannot cope with demand, as patient groups say people are waiting weeks for appointments.

Bristol University GP 'ignored NHS advice' before student died

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 17:30
Natasha Abrahart was worried about being "kicked off her course", her mother tells an inquest.

Assisted suicide: Paul Lamb renews bid for right to die

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 17:00
Paul Lamb, who lives with excruciating pain, says keeping him alive could be considered torture.

NI alcohol deaths are 'tip of the iceberg'

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 14:49
A coroner says the number of recorded deaths related to alcohol underplay the scale of the problem.

Newcastle stroke treatment trial results 'phenomenal'

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:56
Colin Clough can now use his left hand which had been "dead" since his stroke a year ago.

Social media effect 'tiny' in teenagers, large study finds

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 06:43
Family, friends and school life all have a greater impact on life satisfaction, researchers say.

Vaccination benefits need to be explained better, says report

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 01:17
Dr Frank Atherton says a "small minority" are unconvinced by their safety and benefits.

Waste collection costs double after firm's collapse

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 03:14
The collapse of the firm responsible for collecting NHS clinical and human waste in Scotland has sent costs soaring.

False allegations of fabricated illness 'ripped family apart'

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 02:40
Calls grow for inquiry into accusations that families are inventing children's illnesses.

Minister considers 'all options' to boost vaccine uptake

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 11:18
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will "consider all options" to boost child immunisation uptake.

Leonardo's 'claw hand' stopped him painting

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 00:18
Leonardo da Vinci may have suffered nerve damage in a fall, impeding his ability to paint in later life.

Universities inspired to spot students with mental health concerns

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 19:52
The father of a student who took his life at university has helped set up a scheme to support students.

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