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Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:38:13 GMT
A surgeon is struck off for mistakenly removing a patient's testicle and then trying to cover up his error.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:09:51 GMT
Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a "huge" increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:05:28 GMT
Workers should be able to self-certify sickness for up to two weeks to help reduce unnecessary GP appointments, doctors say.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:28:19 GMT
Taking ginger or using acupressure on the wrist may help some women with mild morning sickness, experts say.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:56:51 GMT
The NHS is stuck in an "endless winter" with hospitals left in chaos struggling to cope, doctors and nurses say.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:54:17 GMT
The NHS could save money and patients' time by giving fewer but stronger doses of radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, say experts.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:57:00 GMT
Around 28m people in the UK are living in chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, researchers estimate.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:57:18 GMT
One of the first women to receive a womb transplant is expecting a second child, a medical conference has heard.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:04:54 GMT
Weekend staffing levels affect the care patients receive at a Wigan hospital, one of its surgeons tells an inquest.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:42:56 GMT
Pregnant women with epilepsy need specialist care to prevent unnecessary deaths, according to new guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:08:03 GMT
Plans to scrap bursaries for student nurses and other front-line staff in England are reckless, unions and charities are warning.
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:03:51 GMT
The NHS needs nurses to be better trained in dealing with people who have Sickle Cell Disease, a health union warns.
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 01:09:45 GMT
A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:30:34 GMT
The widow of a Falklands veteran is going to the High Court to try and prevent their frozen embryos being destroyed.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 22:04:06 GMT
Three 12-year-old girls who became seriously ill after taking ecstasy on Saturday are now said to be in a stable condition.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:24:45 GMT
New research by the BBC's Breakfast programme shows an increase in the number of people in England and Wales who are middle-aged or elderly and struggling with eating disorders.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:15:44 GMT
Harefield hospital in London is giving some of its patients a taste of Bollywood and classical Indian dance - and the results are apparently proving helpful to health.
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:00:21 GMT
Meet Fama Ka, the visually impaired woman who runs free braille classes to teach blind people in her neighbourhood how to read.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:59:44 GMT
Health unions have written to David Cameron urging him to halt a plan to replace bursaries for nursing and midwifery training courses in England with loans.
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:06:38 GMT
One of the UK's busiest ambulance services is being investigated after reports of bullying and harassment and a dispatch system described as "unfit for purpose".
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:26:00 GMT
Scientists say they have developed a better way to predict how diseases such as Lassa fever jump from animals to humans.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:19:39 GMT
A robot that can decide whether or not to inflict pain is demonstrated by roboticist and artist Alexander Reben.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:42:33 GMT
Vital care services for older and disabled people in England are still at risk - despite government attempts to protect the sector, care leaders say.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 02:54:17 GMT
A look at how the different parts of the UK provide care to older people.
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:45:09 GMT
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:10:11 GMT
Working out how much exercise it would take to burn off calories from food would be easier if labelling was changed, says Shirley Cramer of the Royal Society of Public Health.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:51:53 GMT
Rats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:45:44 GMT
A major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station - but what would happen if it did?
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 00:50:49 GMT
Compulsory annual medical check-ups are yielding impressive results in Cuba.
Sun, 13 Dec 2015 00:18:23 GMT
Don't be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn't want to shake hands - as he explains, he has an arthritic condition.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:02:40 GMT
The future of the NHS under different scenarios, perhaps unexpectedly, became one of the central issues of the campaign.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:44:56 GMT
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:20:25 GMT
Angola is struggling to contain a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 300 people since December and is threatening other countries.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:56:38 GMT
Rebecca Rosen, a GP from a busy London practice, says pressures on the service risk "budget airline" style medicine.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 03:40:58 GMT
Young people today are more clean-living than any generation since before the 1960s. What is driving the rise of the new young fogey?
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 01:45:20 GMT
More needs to be done to tackle the stigma around albinism in Britain, a support group says, so what is it like for those who live with the condition?
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:32:18 GMT