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Anime hero joins Japan's antibiotics resistance campaign

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:50
Japan's health ministry enlists Mobile Suit Gundam to combat overuse of antibiotics.

Reality Check

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:52
It's been claimed that US dogs have better access to cancer treatment than Nigerian people. Do they?

'My condition will kill me'

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:11
James Dunn has started a campaign to raise awareness for his rare genetic skin condition.

How a polio survivor is educating India's rural children

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:40
Sai Padma has not let the near constant pain of her disability stop her from teaching the children of remote Indian villages.

The flying eye hospital

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:23
A pioneering surgical team use an operating theatre on a plane and virtual reality technology.

Jeremy Hunt to pledge £20,000 'golden hello' for rural GPs

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:50
The health secretary is to announce new steps to attract more doctors to the countryside and coast.

'You see so much sadness'

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:01
The paramedics at the forefront of life and death in BBC One's Ambulance.

Quick to act

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:01
The maid-of-honour's life was saved by her two cousins, who had just learned how to do CPR.

Drawing identity

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:00
Twenty years after Bethlem Hospital founded a gallery the artists reveal how their mental health influenced their work.

Children's door-crush finger injuries 'can be lifelong'

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 00:39
Plastic surgeons say parents should fit safety catches on doors at home to prevent serious injury.

Pregabalin: Spending on 'new valium' greater in north

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 00:13
A charity says prescribers of pregabalin need to be vigilant about a drug that was linked to 111 deaths in a year.

Medicines research warning over Brexit

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 13:27
Britain risks losing its position in research and drug development without clarity, a research leader warns.

Overweight child?

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:26
The key advice for helping children maintain a healthy weight and reducing their risk of obesity.

Men and miscarriage

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:04
Researchers think half of unexplained miscarriages could be linked to the man's health and have possibly found a treatment.

Are men forgotten after miscarriages?

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:03
One in four couples who discover they are pregnant have a miscarriage, but some men feel they are often forgotten about in terms of emotional support.

How to talk about sex

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:02
Social media and the ease of access to explicit material on the web means the tricky topic of sex is even more of a minefield for parents.

No laughing matter

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:49
Following a brutal assault Paul Pugh was left with pathological laughter - a condition which causes him to laugh at the most inappropriate moments.

The origami-inspired bots that could perform surgery

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:46
Researchers at MIT have developed miniature bots that can fold into a number of different shapes.

New rules for eating eggs

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:43
The Food Standards Agency says raw and lightly cooked eggs, with the British Lion mark stamp, are safe.

Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:33
Obesity rates have risen ten-fold in the last four decades, meaning 124m boys and girls are now too fat.