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The BBC has launched an online guide about how the care system for the over-65s works and how much services cost.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:00:07 GMT
More than a million UK adults may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, an NHS watchdog warns.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:46:32 GMT
Researchers say offering financial incentives worth £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:42:48 GMT
Unison calls off a planned strike for its NHS members in England which was scheduled for 29 January.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:52:40 GMT
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:27:30 GMT
Labour sets out details of a "10-year plan" for the NHS and the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap as they step up campaigning 100 days from the general election.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:16:03 GMT
Having even slightly raised cholesterol in midlife significantly increases a person's risk of heart disease, research reveals.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:30:15 GMT
GPs across the UK are being advised to give out information prescriptions to any diabetic patients who do not have their condition under control.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:32:30 GMT
A review into Northern Ireland's health service has said there are too many hospitals for the 1.8 million population.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:31:03 GMT
Scotland's largest hospital - the new £842m South Glasgow University Hospital - is officially handed over ahead of a planned opening in May.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:38:07 GMT
MSPs warned Assisted Suicide Scotland bill must do more to protect doctors and patients
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:50:15 GMT
Oxfam calls for a multi-million dollar Marshall Plan-type scheme to help West African countries worst affected by Ebola recover from the crisis.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:50:37 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
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
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
The new £800m South Glasgow Hospitals Campus is to be handed over to Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:45:01 GMT
American researchers say they have confirmed a link between high doses of some over-the-counter medicines and dementia, the BBC's Sophie Hutchinson reports.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:13:26 GMT
How accessible are the UK's music venues to wheelchair users and other people with disabilities?
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:18:15 GMT
The first Briton to be diagnosed with Ebola in the UK has been given the all clear and discharged from hospital.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:00:03 GMT
Persistent heartburn could be a sign of cancer, doctors warn, as a new campaign is launched to make people more aware of the signs.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:24:59 GMT
BBC Inside Out follows injured soldier and Afghanistan war hero Ben Parkinson as he embarks on pioneering oxygen treatment for his brain injury.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:17:04 GMT
The mother of a teenage girl who was held in a police cell for 48 hours because there was no hospital bed available has called for more to be done to help young people with mental health problems.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:13:26 GMT
Use our calculator to find out the costs you may face
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:17 GMT
How is your local hospital coping?
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:29:19 GMT
Hugh Pym assesses Labour's plans for the NHS
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:45:37 GMT
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:14:13 GMT
A look at how money is spent on care
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:41:09 GMT
Nick Triggle looks at how the nation's life choices are taking a toll
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:38:27 GMT
The fight against baseball's toxic tradition
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:10:03 GMT
Newsnight's Chris Cook assesses the difficulty of drug pricing
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:18:23 GMT
What causes deja vu - and how does it feel to have it constantly?
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:48:04 GMT
'I lost all my limbs but it has been the most brilliant year ever'
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:11:12 GMT
Meet some of the 10,000 children who have lost parents to Ebola
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:09:15 GMT
Disney outbreak has critics blasting 'anti-vax' parents
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:08:19 GMT
What the different parties say they will spend on the NHS
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:06:09 GMT
Why hospitals have reached gridlock
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 03:38:17 GMT
The hospital facing "overwhelming" patient numbers
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:06:12 GMT