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People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:08 GMT
Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:45:51 GMT
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:04:16 GMT
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:15:39 GMT
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:30:46 GMT
An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:24:28 GMT
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:46:52 GMT
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:52:35 GMT
Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:47:39 GMT
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:42:32 GMT
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:45:15 GMT
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:01 GMT
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:52:48 GMT
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:03:58 GMT
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:32 GMT
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:51:47 GMT
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:54:15 GMT
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:54:54 GMT
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:59:34 GMT
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:50 GMT
Scientists sequence the entire genome of the common housefly in a bid to find cures for human diseases.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:21:52 GMT
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:21:11 GMT
Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:05:18 GMT
The wards full of patients suspended between life and death
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:59 GMT
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:09:54 GMT
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:15:58 GMT
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:47:05 GMT
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:25:06 GMT
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:04:00 GMT
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:21:52 GMT
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:39 GMT
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:34:17 GMT
Six surprising figures from the frontline
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:29:30 GMT
Nick Triggle on the key points in the NHS plan
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:35:49 GMT
How one Dorset hospital is trying to better serve its elderly patients
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:36:41 GMT
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:12:23 GMT
How soon could there be an off-the-shelf treatment and vaccine?
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:18:17 GMT
Global health body under fire over Ebola
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:02:23 GMT
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:01:45 GMT
Why 'Sleeping Beauty' illness is a such a nightmare
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:54:47 GMT
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:16:16 GMT
The time when the average age of death was zero
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:03:22 GMT
Fiona Phillips on being haunted by putting her parents in a home
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:31:29 GMT
We know about Europe, but where does the party stand on health?
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:51:23 GMT
Why we don't know how many people Ebola has killed
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:23:28 GMT
Why did life expectancy in the US drop by 12 years after WW1
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:13:23 GMT