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Haemophilia patient: How gene therapy has changed my life

7 hours 47 min ago
How pioneering gene therapy has given a haemophilia patient a new lease of life.

Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?

8 hours 30 min ago
If your wine was served in a smaller glass, would you drink less of it?

Haemophilia A trial results 'mind-blowing'

8 hours 38 min ago
Doctors use gene therapy to correct the defect that causes haemophilia A.

Liver surgeon Simon Bramhall marked initials on patients

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 16:39
Simon Bramhall admits marking his initials on the livers of two transplant patients.

Is England a healthy nation?

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 15:13
From weight worries to smoking and drinking, the annual Health Survey for England provides a revealing insight into lifestyles.

Hannah Witton: 'Why doesn't anyone wear condoms on TV?'

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 09:01
Sex vlogger Hannah Witton asks why there isn't more safe sex on TV and whether it matters.

Myles Bradbury: Victim 'destroyed’ by Addenbrooke's abuse doctor

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 08:53
The blood cancer specialist used a spy pen to take pictures of his victims and was jailed for 22 years.

Cold weather and loneliness 'lethal in winter'

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 03:10
England's chief nurse urges people to look out for family, friends and neighbours to help save lives.

Wearing a stoma

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 01:21
Natalie Toper tells her story of why she wears a stoma and how it has affected her daily life.

Man flu 'a near-death experience'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:31
We took to the streets of London to find out if you think 'man flu' is a real illness.

Heat-not-burn tobacco 'is a health risk'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:37
The new tobacco products are safer than cigarettes but not risk-free, say UK experts.

Shop vouchers could boost breastfeeding

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:55
A study suggests that offering shopping vouchers can increase breastfeeding among new mothers.

Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:50
The UN's drugs agency warns smuggling of the opioid tramadol, used by Boko Haram, must be stopped.

HIV positive man unable to become a commercial pilot

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:38
He said it was "utterly devastating" to discover that he could not join an airline's training scheme.

Physical assaults on ambulance staff at five-year high

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:09
There have been 21 attacks on ambulance staff in the Western Trust area in 2017.

Trial set for woman accused of mistreating patients

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:57
Tracey Balantine is accused of mistreating three patients with mental health problems in County Antrim.

Diabetes nightmare: A hypoglycemic attack on air

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:30
When Alex Ritson's blood sugar dropped, he was glad his team at the BBC World Service knew what to do.

Man searching for people with his rare cancer

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:25
Kevin O'Neill is one of 15 people in the world with malignant myopericytoma - and he wants to trace the others.

Motability car loss 'left me suicidal' says disabled man

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:17
Charlie Evans became depressed after his adapted car was taken away following benefit changes.

Peppa Pig's GP visits copied by fans, says doctor

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:46
There are concerns the Pig family's inappropriate doctor calls encourage people to behave similarly.