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Ethical questions around a new gene editing technology need to be considered now - even though its use may be some way off, experts say.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:36:05 GMT
One in six young people eat fast food twice a day, according to a survey of the nation's eating habits.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:53:28 GMT
One in 10 unpaid carers who called 999 or took their loved one to A&E did so because they did not know where else to go, a report by Carers UK suggests.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:57:02 GMT
Pick the issue you want BBC health correspondent Nick Triggle to look into.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:58:10 GMT
Taking a common kind of painkiller is linked to an increased risk of heart failure, a study focusing on elderly people suggests.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:23:27 GMT
Young women are the highest risk group in England for mental health problems, according to new data released by NHS Digital.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:24:36 GMT
NHS trusts in England paid out more than £1.4bn in medical negligence claims last year, up from £583m in 2008.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:48:13 GMT
A 10th of children have a "monkey-like" immune system that stops them developing Aids, researchers say.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:19:33 GMT
An NHS ambulance trust that serves the South East of England is to be put into special measures following a damning report by inspectors.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:23:43 GMT
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has won a High Court fight with junior doctors in England over a new contract.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:38:04 GMT
The widow of a Falklands war veteran has won a High Court bid to keep frozen embryos that they created.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:21:40 GMT
One in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed in an emergency had "red flag" symptoms that should have been picked up earlier, says a study in the British Journal of Cancer.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:40:13 GMT
Nursing homes are closing at the rate of one per week in England, due mainly to a shortage of nurses, official figures suggest.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:47:02 GMT
The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, heralding a new era in medicine, say experts.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:22 GMT
As many as three million "ghost" patients registered with GP practices in England should be removed from doctors' lists, latest figures suggest.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:52:35 GMT
Alice Thompson, 17, is in treatment for her mental health problems, which include anxiety and self-harm.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:42:12 GMT
The results of the world's largest ever survey on rest show that two-thirds of us would like more of it.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:07:36 GMT
Bristol, a soft toy of the poo emoji, is travelling the world to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:59:04 GMT
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:49:56 GMT
Medical correspondent Fergus Walsh demonstrates what can happen if a button battery gets lodged in a child's throat, after a warning from surgeons over the dangers.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:33 GMT
Smokers say stress keeps them in the habit, as smoking rates in England hit a record low
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:08:54 GMT
The black women using art to talk about mental health.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:54:01 GMT
Training exercise shows how emergency services cope with obese people who get stuck in their homes.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:14 GMT
Scientists are investigating whether prescribing holidays, music or a change of scene might boost our immune system and help us to fight off disease.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:22:41 GMT
Adolescents with spots tend to stay looking youthful for longer, new research suggests.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:33:05 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
Campaigners are concerned that a highly accurate test that can identify babies with Down's syndrome during pregnancy will lead to more terminations.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:21:00 GMT
The results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:37:28 GMT
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:00:54 GMT
A family whose daughter spent four years in a vegetative state say it should be easier to withdraw nutrition from such patients.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:31:35 GMT
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife want to tackle all diseases by the end if the century. Just how feasible is this aim?
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:57:03 GMT
Cancelled operations due to emergency pressures in hospitals are becoming "the norm" not the exception in Wales, surgeons warn.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:21:34 GMT
As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age but what are the costs involved?
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:59:53 GMT
A sharp rise in waits for care services is piling the pressure on the NHS in England, hospital bosses are warning.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:40:58 GMT
More than one million people in the UK rely on traditional forms of care - care homes, home help and nursing care - but there are plenty of other options.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:16:55 GMT