BBC News - Health
Patients lose hip replacement court case
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement "not defective" in group action at High Court.
Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'
Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.
Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.
‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.
Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.
Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?
As a man dies from an exploding vape pen, we ask how dangerous are the devices?
Growing resistance to antifungal drugs 'a global issue'
Scientists warn this could lead to more outbreaks of disease and affect people who are already ill.
DR Congo Ebola outbreak 'not global emergency'
The World Health Organization says it believes the outbreak can be brought under control.
Nanoparticles from tea leaves 'destroy lung cancer cells'
Scientists found tiny nanoparticles from the leaves destroyed 80% of cells they were applied to.
Patients 'could have been harmed' after Capita outsourcing
Support services run by Capita have been "well below" acceptable standards, a watchdog says.
Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India
Nipah is "top of the list" of 10 priority diseases the WHO has identified for the next major outbreak.
Period power brings free sanitary towels to school
A group of teenagers at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.
Comfort box gives Norfolk cancer patients a 'little lift'
The kindness in a box that is making a huge difference to women undergoing chemotherapy.
Singapore's measures to reduce short-sightedness
As global rates of short-sightedness - or myopia - increase around the world, Singapore is hoping to buck the trend with three simple but innovative solutions.
Young encouraged to speak out over mental health
"Mental health is really hard to express in words" - one of the reasons See Me Scotland is launching a survey about young people's mental health.
Josh Cullip: Coping with dementia at 11 years old
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future.
Rap producer Steel Banglez opens up about mental health
Rap producer Steel Banglez shares his struggles with depression and how he was able to overcome it.
Smart SoPhy socks send data to your physiotherapist
The socks have three sensors reading weight distribution, movement and orientation of the foot.
Dealing with a child who will not sleep through the night
Sleep clinics are helping parents ensure their children get a good night's rest.
'Memory transplant' achieved in snails
Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.
Why Ebola keeps coming back
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.
NHS: How much does it spend on the private sector?
NHS spending on the private sector was just over £9bn last year.
'Not just for naughty boys': The rise in adult ADHD pills
More than 1.6 million prescriptions for ADHD medication were dispensed last year - double 10 years ago.
Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu
José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.
Mental Health Awareness Week: 'My camera helped me beat anxiety'
A photographer's portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.
What do people want to happen at life's end?
A hospice charity wants people to talk more about dying and bereavement.
Mum wants postnatal depression awareness after dad's suicide
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.
The little girl who can't enjoy the summer
Seven-year-old Harper Mitchell Hyslop has rare lung condition which makes it difficult to be in any heat.
Sleep tips: Six ways to boost the chances of a good night's rest
How to maximise the chances of a good night's sleep.
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