BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Breast cancer 'metal detector' recommended to NHS
16 May 2022 at 8:26pm
The new gadget can help surgeons find and remove cancer that has spread from the breast, say experts.
Obesity strategy delay immoral, shallow and weak - ex-Tory leader
16 May 2022 at 9:37pm
Lord Hague says the government is "shallow" and "politically weak" for delaying plans to curb obesity.
NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen
15 May 2022 at 4:12am
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.
Four more cases of monkeypox in England
16 May 2022 at 10:25am
The viral infection is rare and the risk to the public remains very low, experts say.
Anti-abortion groups target women with misleading ads
16 May 2022 at 4:34pm
Abortion providers describe a battle to put out accurate information.
NHS's centralised nature is ripe for reforming, think tank says
16 May 2022 at 7:16am
The Policy Exchange think tank wants local NHS to have more power and questions rise in national managers.
University of Leeds study to examine impact of endurance sport on heart health
16 May 2022 at 1:30am
The University of Leeds project will see heart monitors fitted under the skin of more than 100 men.
Probe after man wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease
16 May 2022 at 6:22am
Alex Preston says he wants answers after being told he had the illness for seven years.
Dame Deborah James says Prince William's visit will be a 'special memory'
14 May 2022 at 8:10am
The cancer campaigner says the prince went "above and beyond" in visiting her to confer her damehood.
North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared
16 May 2022 at 2:39am
The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country.
Are we failing young people with cancer?
13 May 2022 at 4:52pm
Deborah James' experience has raised questions about how good the UK is at spotting and treating the disease.
Vitamin D: Could UV-mushrooms help fix the nation?s issue?
14 May 2022 at 6:46pm
With one in 10 deficient in vitamin D, the government is exploring new ways to boost the UK?s intake.
Chronic pain: The ?unbearable? condition affecting one in four
10 May 2022 at 10:00pm
Specialists warn the NHS is not set up to deal with such complex conditions.
Deborah James: Big C presenter 'can't do anything more' to fight cancer
10 May 2022 at 11:00pm
The You, Me and the Big C presenter is receiving end-of-life care at home for bowel cancer.
Chronic pain 'like walking into burning hot oven', sufferer says
11 May 2022 at 9:55pm
Emily Bristoe describes her pain as "horrible" and takes six tablets a day to cope with her symptoms.