BBC News - Health
Updated: 2 hours 33 min ago
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded.
Court consent will not be needed to remove nutrition from patients in a permanent vegetative state.
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for the first time.
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".
By the age of five, 95% of children are being vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella.
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.
A group of NI men say they have been left in chronic pain after having mesh inserted for hernias.
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.
A drug denied to restaurant critic AA Gill on the NHS will now be made available to patients in England.
Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.
Kate Pierce was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and suffered severe brain damage.
The Bake Off winner talks candidly about how her "life revolves around not falling apart".
Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.
The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.
Eight people were injured when the double decker hit an overhead walkway at Edinburgh's Western General