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Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:12:44 GMT
Supposedly-elite NHS foundation trusts in England are running up an overall deficit for the first time, the regulator is expected to say later.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:04:56 GMT
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:46:14 GMT
NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:08:43 GMT
A doctor who told a patient threatening to kill herself to "go and jolly well do it now" is suspended for three months.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:13:57 GMT
The grieving family of a woman who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances outside a hospital says the system let her down.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:29:14 GMT
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:14:26 GMT
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:05:23 GMT
The mother of a 21-year-old County Armagh man criticises the Southern Health trust for "failing her son" after he died weeks after a routine ear operation.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:03:44 GMT
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus has begun in Oxford.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:00:12 GMT
Girths are continuing to expand in the US, despite obesity appearing to be reaching a plateau, data suggests.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:29:25 GMT
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:36:50 GMT
Planning permission is granted for a £32m mental health facility in Belfast.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:23:15 GMT
US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:12:41 GMT
Rugby players who share towels, razors and cold baths are at risk of sharing serious skin infections too, public health experts warn.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:55:08 GMT
President Obama is to announce plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:52:14 GMT
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton are revealed.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:08:32 GMT
A consultation begins into the future of children's heart surgery in England after a review last year was dismissed by the government as flawed.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:42:58 GMT
A child cancer specialist at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge admits sexually abusing boys in his care.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:30:33 GMT
Early research suggests wild berries could play a role in boosting chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:53:28 GMT
After health experts issue a warning about the infection risk of sharing rugby baths, we look at five health risks from over-sharing in the changing room and bathroom.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:25:06 GMT
Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:05:18 GMT
Are the stakes high enough to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 02:49:47 GMT
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:23:28 GMT
The fight against the deadly Ebola virus is shaping up to be one of the greatest challenges modern medicine has faced in many years. The BBC takes a look at the scale of the challenge.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:08:24 GMT
As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts are divided over the safety of "vaping".
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:36:25 GMT
The first healthy UK volunteer has received a candidate Ebola vaccine in Oxford on Wednesday in a safety trial carried out by the University of Oxford.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:16:18 GMT
Specially designed outdoor gyms for senior citizens in Brazil have been shown to improve their health and fitness
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:07:10 GMT
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:42:44 GMT
Almost one in six mental health patients in England have attempted suicide because of long waiting lists for therapy, according to new research.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:58:00 GMT
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:48:22 GMT
What are the hopes for a vaccine against Ebola?
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:21:42 GMT
Is sugar being demonised?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:15:32 GMT
Is it time for a mental health waiting time target?
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:39:20 GMT
What actions are needed to bring the outbreak under control?
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:29:52 GMT
Why are more children in Africa living beyond five?
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:03:11 GMT
Plight of Moldova's orphanage children
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:01:32 GMT
Debate over the fate of local hospitals
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:15:56 GMT
Israel's ventilator wards for the dying
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:59 GMT
A mother and daughter talk about living with dyspraxia
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:56:03 GMT
Have Saudis done enough to keep Hajj safe from deadly virus?
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:07:57 GMT