BBC News - Health
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As mental health problems increase, could virtual-reality programmes help with the demand for treatment?
An average 11-day difference in recovery rates for burns may be explained by the body clock, a study says.
While most women have a safe birth, there are some variations in care, a maternity report shows.
When Jennifer Brea got ME she began to interview fellow patients all over the world - from her bed.
A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations.
Hassan was born with skin so delicate it would tear and blister
NHS England head Simon Stevens said the public would want to see Leave campaign promises honoured.
Human tissue was kept longer than necessary after post-mortem examinations at Wales' biggest hospital.
NHS England's Simon Stevens is expected to say in a speech that the service needs money that was promised.
New research shows thousands of people with stage 4 cancer in England are living for two years or more.
Heading off racial confusion, an NHS Twitter account breaks out the gifs in appeal for more black donors.
Bunny Suicides cartoonist thought his chronic pain would mean he'd have to quit drawing.
A hospital's plans to create an emergency department for the elderly is welcomed by Age UK.
There have been small but significant improvements in people's happiness in the last year, say UK officials.
Chris Carter's motorsport dream has moved a step closer after he completed a testing session.
The average age of a first-time mother has risen from 24 to 28, new statistics suggest.
The survey by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service shows a majority back dedicated "buffer zones".
Demand for services is outstripping the rise in the number of people employed by the health service in England.
People with the disease give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could aid rapid diagnosis, say experts.
Girls are half as likely as boys to be physically active - and lack of confidence is to blame.