Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:12:47 GMTHealth experts are warning that one in 10 adults in the UK will be at risk of developing diabetes by 2035.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:10:10 GMTDoctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:11:14 GMTWomen have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:32:45 GMTA baby girl is "born" twice in Texas after surgeons cut open her mother's womb to remove a tumour that threatened to stop her heart.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:25:36 GMTA study for Europol suggests efforts to stop young people hacking could learn from anti-addiction efforts.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:41:19 GMTSenior doctors release a list of 40 treatments which they say bring little or no benefit to patients, to try to reduce unnecessary medical procedures.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:20:00 GMTHeading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study finds.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:26:40 GMTDoctors' leaders are calling for the urgent introduction of a 24-hour helpline for prescription drug dependence.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:19:54 GMTA specialist brain injury hospital in Liverpool is rated 'outstanding' by health inspectors from the Care Quality Commission.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:54:32 GMTThousands of High Street pharmacies in England could face closure after ministers confirmed plans to alter the funding system and make cuts.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:38:20 GMTThe Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is not making fair decisions about medical fitness-to-drive cases, a report suggests.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:35:39 GMTA teenage girl with mental health problems describes her "terrifying" experience of being cared for on an adult ward.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:34:20 GMTAn autistic boy who can't be touched or hugged by anyone has connected with someone for the first time - his new service dog.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:30:11 GMTThe eggs of a mosquito capable of transmitting tropical diseases, including the Zika virus, are found for the first time in the UK.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:20:37 GMTA midwife whose failings contributed to the death of a baby boy in Cumbria is banned from practising.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:44:14 GMTTen-month-old Joshua is one of hundreds of children admitted to hospital each year after being burned by hair straighteners.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:12:04 GMTAn extra £240m for the NHS is announced as Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford unveils Labour's spending plans.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:20:46 GMTMilk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:28:22 GMTA mother appeals for people to get tested for stem cell donation after her three-year-old daughter loses out on a life-saving transplant for the second time.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:01:02 GMTThousands of patients taken to hospital by ambulance face long delays before being seen by accident and emergency staff, figures for England show.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:50:16 GMTA mental health trust underestimated the risk posed by its patients and sometimes did not act on threats to harm others, a review of 10 killings finds.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:08:42 GMTA baby girl is "born" twice after she is taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:33:54 GMTLauren Dunn, who gave birth to her son Henry early at 26 weeks, describes feeling "robbed" of her time at home with him.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:36:05 GMTPaul Dibbins cut off two toes when they went gangrenous and a hospital operation was cancelled.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:50:58 GMTType 2 diabetes is responsible for most cases of kidney failure and lower limb amputation, other than accidents.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:13:14 GMTHow did customers react when they uncovered the dark diabetes message hidden in a shoe shop?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:43:47 GMTThe Multiple Sclerosis poem sending Shivers down spines
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:17:30 GMTLina Alvarez has given birth at the age of 62. She spoke to waiting reporters outside the hospital in Lugo, Spain.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:54:32 GMTPIP Action Campaigner Jan Spivey welcomes a register for patients with implants, but wants it extended.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:33:27 GMTWith a chronic shortage of GPs in Northern Ireland's rural areas, the HSC is under pressure to attract doctors to the country.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:31:57 GMTA new piece of art commissioned by the Royal Society for Public Health reimagines William Hogarth's classic 1751 cartoon Gin Lane for the 21st Century.
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.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:37:55 GMTThe true cost of the diabetes epidemic facing the UK is lives blighted by years of disability.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:34:13 GMTWhen Jack Davis and his partner Leanne lost their two baby sons through premature births, he wanted people to recognise his suffering as well as the mother's.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:11:54 GMTWhat is it like being a midwife specialising in baby deaths?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:42:49 GMTBBC Radio 5 live finds out how patients fare when they go abroad in search on pioneering cancer treatments.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:15:19 GMTWhen Brryan Jackson's father injected his infant son with HIV-infected blood, he hoped he'd never see him grow up. More than two decades later, he's full of life and hope for the future.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:14:58 GMTA growing number of head lice removal firms have set up in recent years as a response to the fact that the insects are increasingly resistant to over-the-counter chemical treatments.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:18:04 GMTSome experts believe "extreme" side-effects of antidepressants are more common than was previously thought. Some users say the tablets have made them suicidal.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:25:42 GMTThe families of two people killed by mental health patients tell their story.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:49:20 GMTA doctor who disputed the existence of shaken baby syndrome says she was struck off because her views challenged the establishment, as Newsnight's John Sweeney explains.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:59:16 GMTCases of allergy to water are very rare - but several people came forward to share their experience after the condition was discussed on the Jeremy Vine Show.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:28:15 GMTAs parliament debates baby loss for the first time, parents tell the BBC their stories and urge an end to the taboos surrounding second trimester loss, stillbirth and neonatal death.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 01:42:21 GMTAs a YMCA report finds one in three young people with mental health difficulties experience stigma, Connie Free reveals how friends did not believe she was ill when she suffering from an eating disorder.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:16:51 GMTNick Triggle answers a reader's question on why the NHS continues to fund homeopathy in the UK.