Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:47:20 GMTA five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:34:14 GMTDoing half an hour of exercise three times a week may boost men's sperm count, scientists have found.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:12:47 GMTDrugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:17:25 GMTThe regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:58:12 GMTPeople who regularly trim or remove all their pubic hair are at greater risk of STIs, research suggests.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:13:16 GMTEgypt arrests 25 people, including doctors and nurses, accused of illegal organ trafficking.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:39:23 GMTA drug that dramatically reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will now be given to patients by the NHS in England.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:06:08 GMTPolice disperse hundreds of striking doctors as many mental health patients reportedly walk out.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:49:25 GMTThe UK government publishes draft legislation for a tax on sugary drinks to begin from April 2018.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:59:59 GMTIt is time to start making babies from three people, scientists advising the fertility regulator say.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:46:48 GMTThe first likely case of sexual transmission of Zika virus in the UK is reported by the authorities.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:34:35 GMTA man who donated sperm to two women is not liable for child support, a US court rules.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:30:01 GMTAustralian researchers say platypus venom could pave the way for new type 2 diabetes treatments.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:51:14 GMTSir Elton John says, with improved testing, the end of HIV "is in sight" in Western countries.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:02:09 GMTResearch casts doubt on a global mission to use cleaner-burning stoves, to prevent pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:51:11 GMTA 21-year-old bone cancer patient says he's been overwhelmed by the support of friends who've raised more than £56,000 to help him achieve his bucket list.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:03:28 GMTA young care home worker describes the positive side of her role.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:52:35 GMTThe brother of a patient in a Kenyan hospital tells the BBC's World Have Your Say he thinks the doctors' strike over pay is "inhumane".
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:27:47 GMTA drug that reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will be given to NHS patients in England.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:06:32 GMTPrince Harry and Rihanna have taken HIV tests together in Barbados to raise awareness on World Aids Day.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:42:53 GMTTom Hayes discusses how there is still a stigma on HIV-infected people
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:03:48 GMTIn 1988 around 140 countries took part in the first World Aids Day to raise awareness of the epidemic
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:37:29 GMTScientists looking into invertebrate animals discover nearly 1,500 new viruses - the largest number documented in any one study.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:14:09 GMTNew research indicates that for brain connections to be properly formed in babies' brains, they need to feel safe, secure and loved.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:55:24 GMTTen-year-old Jason explains how he does not feel like the gender he was assigned at birth.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:38:43 GMTMyths about risks linked to HIV from the 1980s still endure, say the Terrence Higgins Trust.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:55:09 GMTAn increasing number of British people are opting for cosmetic procedures - but how safe are they in such an unregulated industry?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:38:45 GMTPrincess Kasune is one of Zambia's most outspoken Aids activists and was recently elected to become its first publicly known HIV-positive MP.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:11:50 GMTThe world's oldest living person celebrates her 117th birthday - thanks, she says, to an odd diet.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:48:00 GMTAn ex-pharmaceutical executive explains why he now banks on Canada's medical marijuana industry.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:10:54 GMTA young newsreader suffering from cancer has taken the unusual step - for Japan - of blogging about her illness. If she dies, she says, she doesn't want pity.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 01:16:48 GMTUm-Yehia, a nurse and mother of four living in Aleppo, talks to the BBC's 100 Women season about life in a war zone.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:28:18 GMTDementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but the proportion of people with dementia is falling. How is this explained?
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:49:12 GMTWhat we still don't know about the Zika virus and microcephaly.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:43:34 GMTAn alarming and disturbing infection linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains is spreading.
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:52:15 GMTThe threat of the Zika virus has now become international, but the alarm was raised in Brazil last year when a growing number of cases of microcephaly began to emerge.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:18:09 GMTWhy the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus is flourishing in the urban environment.