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Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services across England, including ward closures, according to draft documents seen by the BBC.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:49:55 GMT
Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use 'magic dolls' to simulate the needs of a new baby do not work, according to a study in The Lancet.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:59:40 GMT
Health bosses are warning the NHS in England is still in a precarious position despite an upturn in its financial performance in recent months.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:28:02 GMT
Children's accident and emergency services at a troubled hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:59:00 GMT
The Food Standards Agency is warning people not to eat burgers that are pink in the middle, to avoid the risk of food poisoning at barbecues this summer.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:10:42 GMT
Rotavirus infections have fallen by 84% in England since a vaccine has been offered to young babies, figures from Public Health England suggest.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:10:50 GMT
Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:43:20 GMT
A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:45:10 GMT
Ecstasy is getting stronger and experts are worried the negative effects the drug has on people are getting worse.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:13:35 GMT
Learning difficulties are more common in children conceived during winter months, according to new research.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:16:32 GMT
A confidential review of the government's plans for a seven-day NHS in England has identified 13 risks, according to documents seen by two news organisations.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:49:07 GMT
The Met Office issues heatwave alerts across the south and east of England, with temperatures expected to exceed 30C (86F) in some areas.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:41:27 GMT
Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:24:25 GMT
A County Antrim man who was unaware that a "do not resuscitate" (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file says he feels his human rights have been violated.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:12:04 GMT
The mental well-being of teenage girls in England has worsened in recent years, says research for the Department for Education.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:41:02 GMT
The lone Zambian voice trying to trying to raise awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:04:03 GMT
Patrick Hardison, the volunteer fireman who underwent the world's most extensive face transplant, on his new-found hope.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:33:43 GMT
Doctors are warning musicians to clean the inside of their wind or brass instruments regularly, to protect them from a fatal condition that's being called "bagpipe lung."
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:31:31 GMT
In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city's many power blackouts.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:52:54 GMT
A mother is keen to raise awareness of toxic shock syndrome after her son's case was misdiagnosed as tonsillitis.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:20:22 GMT
A new study aims to detect the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease before a person has any obvious clinical symptoms.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:10:03 GMT
The UN has finally acknowledged it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti in 2010 that has since killed about 10,000 people in the country.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:43:04 GMT
Wigan council is taking a new approach to tackling child obesity by inviting children with weight problems on an eighteen month fitness programme that teaches them about being active and eating well.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 22:25:18 GMT
Spider silk is used to create a superlens for a microscope, allowing Bangor University scientists to view objects previously deemed "invisible".
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:27:30 GMT
Professional golfers are likely to have oddly shaped hip joints, researchers have discovered.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:30:19 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
With ecstasy, or MDMA, being bought more freely on the dark net, the drug is growing in popularity - and in strength.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:31:13 GMT
Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:18:55 GMT
Argentina is one of the world's largest exporters of genetically-modified soya. It's big business, but some local residents fear herbicides used by the industry could be making them sick.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:18:59 GMT
The key advice for helping children maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of obesity.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:27:34 GMT
Sex and relationship education (SRE) in schools is often criticised - so we've asked a teacher to watch old videos and explain how it's changed over the last 50 years.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 04:07:41 GMT
The threat of Zika in the US has been known about for months. One pregnant women in Florida thinks more should have been done to tackle it.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 23:32:06 GMT