BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Big UK trial to find best drugs to fight flu
28 Nov 2022 at 4:28pm
Covid scientists will be testing different medications to see what works against winter flu.
Monkeypox given new name by global health experts
28 Nov 2022 at 4:38am
The change to mpox was prompted by concerns over negative connotations from the name of the virus.
Diphtheria: Migrants with symptoms to be isolated
28 Nov 2022 at 12:43pm
Decision comes after death of a man at a processing centre may have been caused by the disease.
Palliative care: 'My dad should not have been expected to die in office hours'
27 Nov 2022 at 11:38pm
Most of the UK lacks consistent round-the-clock care for the terminally ill, research suggests.
PTSD: Photography helps police officer manage condition
27 Nov 2022 at 5:46pm
"I saw things no-one should see", says a traffic police officer who now takes solace behind a lens.
December strike by NHS nurses is biggest in their history
25 Nov 2022 at 3:42am
Royal College of Nursing members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to walkout in December.
Nurses' strike: How much do you know about their pay? Try our quiz
25 Nov 2022 at 12:45am
The BBC's Laura Foster tests your knowledge in this video quiz, with five questions on nurses' pay.
NHS Wales: Betsi Cadwaladr patients ask boss if it's safe
28 Nov 2022 at 2:07am
North Wales' health board has been hit by a series of failures and criticisms in its short history.
Thousands more cancer cases linked to deprivation
28 Nov 2022 at 4:18am
A study finds cancer death rates are 74% higher in Scotland's most deprived communities.
Universal flu vaccine could counter future pandemic
24 Nov 2022 at 5:59pm
Animal trials, using the same mRNA technology as successful Covid vaccines, have gone well, scientists say.
Scientists say eight glasses of water a day may be too much
25 Nov 2022 at 8:59am
Aberdeen scientists have found the recommended intake of two litres of water a day may be excessive.
Stigma around HIV continues to cause harm, says charity
27 Nov 2022 at 10:37pm
The Public Health Agency says there are 1,325 people living with HIV in Northern Ireland.
'Kidney disease is not just a death sentence, you can live a full life'
27 Nov 2022 at 10:23pm
Podcaster Dee Moore, who has chronic kidney disease, is using her knowledge to help others.
Bird flu: What is it and what's behind the outbreak?
28 Nov 2022 at 5:16pm
Why is bird flu so bad this year and why are scientists so concerned?
Ebola in Uganda: The people spreading misinformation online
28 Nov 2022 at 5:20pm
Some Ugandans have been attacking the government's efforts, even denying the Ebola virus's existence.