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Water bacteria probe extended to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

4 hours 57 min ago
Four patients at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow are now being treated for infections.

I had a transplant after my hairstyle made me go bald

13 hours 36 min ago
MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia.

Teenagers with HIV: 'Just a little illness'

14 hours 6 min ago
Missed sleepovers, exam issues, secrets from siblings - the challenges of growing up with HIV.

Class A drugs 'brought in for patients' at Essex mental health trust

14 hours 9 min ago
The BBC uncovers allegations that staff at an Essex mental health trust supplied vulnerable patients.

Alfie Dingley's medical cannabis petition to be handed to government

14 hours 11 min ago
Alfie Dingley is six - his family want him to be able to use medical cannabis to manage his epilepsy.

Under-doctored areas to get new medical schools

14 hours 12 min ago
New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.

Cannabis oil: Meet the woman taking it for breast cancer recovery

14 hours 20 min ago
Nikki Bednall says she takes cannabis oil through "desperation not recreation" after her breast cancer.

Deaf access to NHS progress 'too slow', charity warns

14 hours 32 min ago
People in Wales who are deaf or have hearing loss are not getting accessible information from their GP.

What are opioids and what are the risks?

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:50
Donald Trump has announced plans to tackle the opioid crisis. What are they and why are they a problem?

'I've been given my sight back'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:00
Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.

Chantelle Millward on Orkambi drug for cystic fibrosis patients

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:17
MPs are debating a petition calling for all people with cystic fibrosis to be given the life-changing, but very expensive, drug.

'Game changer' treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:48
Louise Willetts says she is completely well following treatment that was originally used on cancer patients.

Baby left at Jersey hospital with 'cord attached'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:08
Police have said they are "extremely concerned" about the baby's mother's welfare.

Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness, study suggests

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:59
A study finds men with low sperm counts are more likely to have health issues that put them at risk.

What does your knee sound like inside?

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:39
A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology is developing a stethoscope for your knees.

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:24
A study finds chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors.

Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:38
The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.

Living healthy in Qatar: Why's it hard?

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:12
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.

Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:29
Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union.

TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:54
ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack".