BBC News - Health
Updated: 11 min 16 sec ago
Trials suggest the trillions of micro-organisms living in us alter immunotherapy's effectiveness.
New, life-changing medicines should reach patients more quickly under a new government scheme.
The African country has been battling the worst outbreak in recent times.
How should we talk about mental health?
Recent statistics suggest that suicide rates among people working at sea are rising.
Care providers are being asked to pay sleep-in staff the minimum wage, rather than a flat rate.
But heart disease leads to more deaths in deprived areas, says Office for National Statistics figures.
Rowan Venables, 15, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after seeing a gunman open fire.
The ineffective regulation of those practising talking therapies 'leaves patients at risk of harm'.
Dental health varies widely according to area and wealth, a report on the nation's teeth finds.
Regulator highlights fall in numbers registered to work with Brexit blamed by unions for 'alarming' trend.
US doctors say they have found molecules in the blood that can detect serious birth complications.
The health secretary says social media companies must help halt the rising rates of youth self-harm.
Organ donors are urged to speak to their families so their wishes are carried out.
Crimes are being committed by patients, staff and contractors, a new anti-fraud body says as it promises a crackdown.
Men often feel excluded because female partners are often the focus of attention in clinics, a charity says.
Even a few nights of poor sleep can lead to "repetitive negative thinking", experts say.
One in three adults would dismiss potential symptoms of this all-too-often deadly disease, say experts.
Prescribing Avastin will save the NHS "millions of pounds", health bosses say.
The UK cities with atmospheres considered harmful to health by the WHO are revealed in a new report.