Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:17:29 GMTJunior doctors in England suspend a series of five-day strikes over the next three months, the British Medical Association announces, following concerns over patient safety,
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:45:07 GMTMore than 40% of children in England did not see a dentist last year, NHS statistics show - a figure the British Dental Association says is embarrassing.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:47:24 GMTGoogle has ambitious plans for using medical records and appears to also be bidding to create a truly digitised NHS.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:25:10 GMTTens of thousands of operations were cancelled by English hospitals last year but not officially counted, figures seen by the BBC suggest.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:40:59 GMTMost women workers have experienced period pain that affects their ability to work, a survey suggests.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:19:14 GMTThe percentage of under-twos in England receiving most routine vaccinations is down slightly for the third year in a row, NHS figures show.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:28:11 GMTIVF rates in England have fallen to a 12-year low, says a fertility charity.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:35:48 GMTThousands of post-menopausal women with breast cancer are missing out on cheap drugs that could prevent their disease spreading, research suggests.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:08:40 GMTThe NHS should get a £5bn-a-year "Brexit bonus", former Conservative Health Secretary Andrew Lansley says.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:32:40 GMTFacebook's founder and his wife aim to cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:58:47 GMTNeglect by one of England's largest mental health trusts contributed to the death of a boy, a coroner rules.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:38:26 GMTUniversities are struggling to cope with rising demand for mental health services for students, says a think-tank report.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:37:19 GMTThe 193 countries of the United Nations have agreed a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections or superbugs.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:25:15 GMTWearing an activity device that counts how many steps you have taken does not appear to improve the chances of losing weight, research suggests.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:23:10 GMTFace-down physical restraint continues in mental health wards in England, despite the government and the NHS saying it should stop.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:54:32 GMTSome hospital appointments and surgery at Leeds hospitals are postponed because of a "significant" IT problem.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:13:59 GMTNHS doctors in England are to be made to declare their income from private work, under plans to increase transparency and avoid conflicts of interest
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:33 GMTMedical correspondent Fergus Walsh demonstrates what can happen if a button battery gets lodged in a child's throat, after a warning from surgeons over the dangers.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:08:54 GMTSmokers say stress keeps them in the habit, as smoking rates in England hit a record low
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:54:01 GMTThe black women using art to talk about mental health.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:14 GMTTraining exercise shows how emergency services cope with obese people who get stuck in their homes.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 09:56:04 GMTWhen Carl Hillis was struck with cancer at the age of nine, he received bone marrow from a perfect stranger. Carl says donor Tony Blood is "like a brother".
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:20:48 GMTBBC Newsnight meets the UK doctor who is directing life-saving surgery in the Syrian city of Aleppo via Skype.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:20:37 GMTFormer nurse Lara Smith tells Victoria Derbyshire why she takes cannabis-based medicine.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:28:39 GMTA Nigerian woman has given birth to a boy on board a rescue ship in the Mediterranean after being plucked from an overcrowded rubber dinghy.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:36:07 GMTVenom collected from two species of Irish spiders has potential medicinal properties, say university researchers.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:46:55 GMTProfessor Canavero says he's a year away from transplanting a head onto a totally different body and has lots of volunteers from the UK who want it done.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:51:53 GMTWorking out how much exercise it would take to burn off calories from food would be easier if labelling was changed, says Shirley Cramer of the Royal Society of Public Health.
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:45:44 GMTRats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 00:50:49 GMTA major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station - but what would happen if it did?
Sun, 13 Dec 2015 00:18:23 GMTCompulsory annual medical check-ups are yielding impressive results in Cuba.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:31:35 GMTA family whose daughter spent four years in a vegetative state say it should be easier to withdraw nutrition from such patients.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:57:03 GMTFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife want to tackle all diseases by the end if the century. Just how feasible is this aim?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:43:41 GMTLots of people take glucosamine to help them with pains in their joints, but is there hard evidence that it improves things?
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 09:11:45 GMTFile on 4 reveals new figures about the scale of alleged sex offences taking place in residential and nursing homes.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:04:33 GMTEarly diagnosis of disease is literally a matter of life and death, so the race is on to produce cheaper, faster, lighter kits to help doctors and nurses in the field.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:33:02 GMTBold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:26:42 GMTPoliticians seem to have settled on a new unit of measuring public spending - the hospital. So how much does one actually cost?
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:02:32 GMTScientists in Cardiff are working on ways to improve health, creativity and emotional well-being using "sleep engineering".
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:59:53 GMTAs we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age but what are the costs involved?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:40:58 GMTA sharp rise in waits for care services is piling the pressure on the NHS in England, hospital bosses are warning.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:16:55 GMTMore than one million people in the UK rely on traditional forms of care - care homes, home help and nursing care - but there are plenty of other options.