Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:02:57 GMTJournalist Lucy Pasha-Robinson suffered with endometriosis, a disease where cells like those in the womb appear elsewhere in a woman's body.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:52:38 GMTThe number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:01:23 GMTSelf-harming was a massive release for Sophie but she ended up in hospital, like thousands of other children in England and Wales.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:48:28 GMTPeople aged between 50 and 70 should keep working to stay healthier for longer, England's chief medical officer says.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:08:44 GMTOnline ads for food and soft drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be limited.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:06:46 GMTSome patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may have a treatable immune disorder, a study suggests.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:14:53 GMTOne in four women are transferred from midwife-led units to consultants after facing complications when giving birth, a BBC investigation finds.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:29:21 GMTWomen who look on the bright side of life cut their risk of many deadly diseases, according to a study.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:37:15 GMTHeart disease and dementia deaths contribute to the first drop in US life expectancy for 20 years.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:59:15 GMTA flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer’s, say scientists after successful trials in mice.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:21:49 GMTA flu outbreak closes a school for five days after almost a third of pupils and members of staff were struck by the virus.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:11:36 GMTThe number of patients in England waiting four hours for a bed on a ward is up almost five-fold since 2011.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:05:56 GMTAn Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:12:45 GMTA neonatal nurse who has dedicated 50 years of her life to caring for thousands of newborn babies has said "it's time to retire".
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:07:37 GMTA woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter.
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 13:47:20 GMTA five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
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 10:34:14 GMTDoing half an hour of exercise three times a week may boost men's sperm count, scientists have found.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:54:40 GMTAn 'overworked' pharmacist gave out the wrong pills to a grandmother who later died, a court hears.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:49:25 GMTThe UK government publishes draft legislation for a tax on sugary drinks to begin from April 2018.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:25:08 GMTA family criticises social services following the deaths of an elderly couple, saying their father struggled to care for their mother with Alzheimer's.
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.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:31:56 GMTA great-grandmother has life-saving cancer surgery - at the age of 102, and without a general anaesthetic.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:57:07 GMTMinimum pricing of alcohol in England would improve the health of the heaviest drinkers, health experts say.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:20:38 GMTThe brain disorder Parkinson's disease may actually start with bacteria living in the gut, according to scientists.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:32:13 GMTThe Scottish government should ban smoking in vehicles completely, according to the British Medical Association.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:49:07 GMTThomas was diagnosed with prostate cancer after Errol McKellar - mechanic and cancer survivor - persuaded him to get a test during a visit to his garage.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:04:51 GMTOne woman tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how fat shaming helped her to change her lifestyle, while another said abuse made her suicidal.
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.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:48:38 GMTDoctors often advise patients to 'drink plenty of fluids' when unwell, but drinking too much water too quickly can be dangerous.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:30:01 GMTAustralian researchers say platypus venom could pave the way for new type 2 diabetes treatments.
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.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:42:01 GMTA look at the factors involved in how a woman will give birth.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:18:45 GMTFor a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:38:32 GMTClaims about the drink's benefits have resurfaced but are they true?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:43:46 GMTWomen's sexuality is a little-studied area of science and new research is revealing that much of what we thought we knew was wrong.
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.
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 20:20:46 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May condemns continuing stigma against people living with HIV in the UK.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:24:27 GMTAmbulance services are struggling to reach the seriously ill quickly enough after rising demand has left the system over-stretched, a BBC investigation has found.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:31:20 GMTAmbulance services are looking at new ways to meet the growing demand.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:50:53 GMTWhat is it like for a paramedic on the frontline?
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:43:48 GMTBBC Scotland follows a 999 call from the moment it is received by health service call handlers.