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Love Island's Chris Hughes says brother has testicular cancer

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:24
Chris Hughes says his brother found a lump after he had a live examination on This Morning.

CES 2019: Can breath-sniffing gadgets improve your diet?

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 02:27
Two rival gadgets at CES promise to reveal the secrets of your metabolism - by scrutinising your breath.

Anorexic girl 'would rather die than eat', inquest hears

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 21:59
Anorexic teenager Ellie Long took her own life after being "failed by everyone", an inquest hears.

Shropshire midwives' misconduct charges proved

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 19:27
The workers appeared before the the Nursing and Midwifery Council after a baby died in 2015.

Staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:54
Concerns were raised about the techniques used by healthcare workers to move patients at the unit.

Templepatrick: Care worker who hurt patients avoids jail

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:33
The woman will carry out community service and pay £1,000 to each of her victims.

Woman given erectile dysfunction cream for dry eye

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:14
Its name was similar to one for dry eye and was given by mistake to a woman, who was injured as a result.

Medibears help children at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:19
The soft toys are fitted with tubes and other medical equipment to put young patients at ease.

Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 06:00
Four doctors say some children are not being forensically examined within three days of an assault.

'Cheap junk food to blame' for obesity in Wales

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 01:33
A charity is calling on the Welsh Government to help people shop more healthily.

'How I learnt to love myself through positive thinking'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 00:29
A single mum from Birmingham has changed the way she thinks about herself by using "positive chitter-chatter".

CES 2019: EyeQue's glasses test you can do at home

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 08:22
EyeQue's smartphone accessory lets owners order new glasses without having to see an optician.

Are flexitarians half-hearted vegetarians?

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:07
Can simply lowering meat consumption be considered a thing, or is it just "half-hearted" vegetarianism?

Families waiting too long for special needs support in England

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 01:02
Thousands of children with special educational needs wait more than 20 weeks for help, the BBC finds.

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 00:38
Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting 1.6m people in the UK.

The 'superwoman' midwife of the mountains

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 00:11
After she had to give birth without any help, one Himalayan woman decided to train to become the first midwife in her area.

NHS 10-year plan: Non-hospital care to get biggest funding rise

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 00:01
Health bosses aim to focus on preventing ill-health as part of plan to create NHS fit for 21st century.

'They took her teeth without telling me'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:28
Readers tell the BBC of their experiences of dental surgery on people with learning disabilities.

NHS 10-year plan: May hails historic announcement

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:11
The prime minister promises "world class" treatments, but experts warn it will be tough to deliver.

Hospital patients who smoke or drink to be helped to quit

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 00:56
They will be given targeted advice in order to reduce ill health as well as demands on the NHS.