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A British healthcare worker is flown back to the UK for Ebola monitoring after suffering a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:16:20 GMT
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:26:06 GMT
Proposals to shorten in-job training for doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors warn.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:26:06 GMT
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:04:14 GMT
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:28:20 GMT
Watching a DVD or using a stress ball during minor surgery can reduce a patient's anxiety levels, suggests a study from the University of Surrey.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:46:01 GMT
Norovirus, the most common cause of gastroenteritis in the world, can be killed with "cold plasma", scientists report.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:03:08 GMT
Former Labour health minister Lord Darzi tells BBC's Newsnight it is irrelevant whether NHS care is delivered by the private or the public sector.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:39:00 GMT
Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in France who are tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:55:38 GMT
A row has broken out about the system for giving NHS hospitals in England their income.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:55:11 GMT
More than half of university students are using pornography to help them find out about sex, a NUS survey has shown.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:36:44 GMT
There are no plans for any insurance products to help people plan ahead for their care needs in old age, leading firms tell the BBC.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:00:02 GMT
An eight-year-old boy from Pembrokeshire died of scurvy, a coroner says.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:06:22 GMT
Astra Zeneca announces a research programme to develop a generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:00:26 GMT
Satisfaction with the NHS has "risen significantly", according to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:39:10 GMT
Nearly 2,500 women in the UK would benefit from a fertility technique to make babies from three people, a study suggests.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:40:09 GMT
Spending on care for people aged 65 and over has fallen by a fifth in England over the last 10 years, an analysis by the BBC shows.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:53:33 GMT
US drug regulators are considering approving an injection designed to combat chin fat.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:50:20 GMT
A person's ability to taste umami in food is closely linked to their overall health, particularly in older people, Japanese researchers suggest.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:07:18 GMT
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the social care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:17 GMT
Small measures that could boost children's care
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:18:50 GMT
Why 361 needles are better than one
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 01:15:38 GMT
The British Medical Association (BMA) has criticised plans drawn up by an independent review to shorten the length of medical training for doctors across the UK.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:54:05 GMT
Janet Morrison, chief executive of the Independent Age, answered viewers' questions on insurance cover for care in old age.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:41:52 GMT
Alex's Adamou's mother Andriani is 61 years old and has dementia.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:11:21 GMT
The US has been measles-free for 15 years but there has been a new outbreak, which started at Disneyland in California.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:44:45 GMT
Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has announced a research programme to develop a new generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:26:07 GMT
Veteran US news presenter Larry Stogner has revealed he has an incurable neurological disease live on air.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:18:54 GMT
Prof James Di Santo explains the work being carried out at the Insitut Pasteur to discover an Ebola vaccine.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:02:36 GMT
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:01:09 GMT
Use our calculator to find out the costs you may face
The NHS is under pressure, but public satisfaction is at a record high.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:18:34 GMT
How people are being kept out of care homes
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:22:55 GMT
How is your local hospital coping?
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:45:30 GMT
An interactive guide to how the BBC's care calculator works
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:59:11 GMT
Hugh Pym assesses Labour's plans for the NHS
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:45:37 GMT
Nick Triggle looks into the cost of being unhealthy
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:38:27 GMT
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:14:13 GMT
The fight against baseball's toxic tradition
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:10:03 GMT
What causes deja vu - and how does it feel to have it constantly?
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:48:04 GMT