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The UK's first double hand transplant operation has taken place at Leeds General Infirmary and the patient says his new hands look "tremendous".
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:02:28 GMT
NHS bosses in England are accused by MPs of not being tough enough in tackling delays in discharging medically fit patients from hospital.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:27:50 GMT
The loss of European funding for medical research could cost the lives of some vulnerable children, Great Ormond Street Hospital says.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:41:06 GMT
More than 50 hospitals in England have been given the green light to miss key waiting time targets this year to help ease their financial problems.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:19:44 GMT
Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, public health advice for the UK recommends.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:36:06 GMT
The first ever figures on female genital mutilation show 5,702 new cases in England.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:44:41 GMT
An "award winning" team of consultants linked to a series of failed multimillion-pound NHS deals in England are to be scrapped.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:17:40 GMT
A brain map built up from scans of more than 400 individuals has carved the "cortex" into 180 different compartments, including 97 new ones.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:01:05 GMT
The NHS in Wales meets one of its key cancer waiting time targets but is still missing another by some margin, according to latest figures.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:27:29 GMT
Patients who have not been to see their GP for five years face being deregistered as NHS bosses prepare to get tough on so-called ghost patients.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:13:54 GMT
Canadian researchers have developed a promising vaccine prototype against chlamydia, a study in mice suggests.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:24:55 GMT
Ministers in England have given the wrong impression about how much extra they are spending on health, MPs say.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:02:55 GMT
Experts are trying to work out exactly how a US carer has caught Zika after tending to a dying elderly man with the virus.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:46:05 GMT
Patients over the age of 75 are responsible for more than half of all physical assaults on NHS staff in hospitals across England, figures show.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:00:15 GMT
Fracking, the controversial method for mining natural gas, might trigger asthma flare-ups, according to a US study.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 02:21:20 GMT
Commuters faced delays as soaring temperatures of over 33C (92F) disrupted train services on the hottest day of the year so far.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:28:34 GMT
An open letter to the government from UK academies representing science, medicine and engineering warns that Brexit is already harming science.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:12:32 GMT
The NHS 'failed' to properly investigate how health service blunders led to the death of a boy from sepsis, a report finds.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:07:06 GMT
Shoppers are being reminded to thoroughly wash mixed salad leaves amid concern that this food could be the source of an E. coli outbreak that has killed two and infected more than 150 people in the UK.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:56:27 GMT
A man left badly scarred when acid was thrown in his face says he relives the attack up to 20 times a day.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 06:18:03 GMT
Local councils in England are warning that government cuts to public health funding could hamper their efforts to tackle obesity.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:10:17 GMT
Ambulances in England have missed their target for responding to the most life-threatening calls for a whole year, new data shows.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:11:27 GMT
David Isaac the new chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has described disability rights in the UK as a badge of shame.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:10:43 GMT
As summer temperatures across parts of the UK soar, Dr Angie Bone of Public Health England offers some tips and dispels some myths on staying cool.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:33:40 GMT
A British tourist who was in Nice during the Bastille attacks, has told 5 live how her kids have been put on a waiting list for counselling.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:10:23 GMT
Deborah Birx, global Aids co-coordinator for the US, soothes fears that HIV funding would be slashed if Donald Trump became president.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:28:50 GMT
More than 2,500 South Africans aged between 15 and 24 are infected with the HIV virus every week.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 04:41:34 GMT
Maasai Cricket Warriors captain Sonyanga Ole Ngais tells the BBC how he is trying to discourage female genital mutilation.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:14:28 GMT
Prince Harry has been tested for HIV in an effort raise awareness about the condition and encourage others to get a test.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:27:47 GMT
William Mead died of sepsis in 2014 when he was 12 months old. His mother Melissa spoke to the BBC.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:49:13 GMT
A hospital warns players of the smartphone app game Pokemon Go not to enter the accident and emergency department while they hunt for virtual monsters.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:09:22 GMT
An amateur surgeon in Australia pleads guilty to removing the left testicle of a man who could not afford professional medical treatment.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:40:28 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
Should everyone be taking vitamin D supplements, as nutrition experts now recommend?
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:03:48 GMT
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:10 GMT
Dozens of former child patients at a psychiatric hospital in the 1960s and 70s claim they were experimented on with a so-called truth serum.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:06:19 GMT
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:05:17 GMT
Danesha Couch from Kansas City tells BBC News she feels "blessed" after giving birth to her third set of twins on 17 June.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:35:36 GMT
Amid concern over an E. coli outbreak in the UK, BBC News asks culinary professionals for tips and advice on the best way to wash salad and vegetables.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:39:30 GMT
Why are thousands of women across South Africa taking HIV drugs in secret.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:16:38 GMT
More and more couples in the US are using donated embryos to have a child of their own - and many say they are motivated to 'adopt' by religious and ethical beliefs.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:12:28 GMT
A 21-year-old student who fought testicular cancer during his degree studies is to graduate with first class honours.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 05:24:11 GMT
Aids remains the biggest cause of death among young people in Africa and the number of lives lost in this group has tripled in the past 16 years, writes the BBC's Karen Allen.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:24:10 GMT