The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.
Six surprising figures from the frontline
Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
How one Dorset hospital is trying to better serve its elderly patients
Key points that NHS chiefs have unveiled
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
The World Health Organization revises its estimate as to how many people have tuberculosis up by 500,000, in its latest report into the killer disease.
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.
The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study.
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.