BBC News - Health
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Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, research suggests.
A Wimbledon win may be down to pumping iron in the gym, according to researchers who say the most successful elite male players of modern times are more muscular.
The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.
A doctor who treated victims of the Orlando massacre talks of the mental scars left by what he experienced.
High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks, dental experts say.
People who watched Wales' Euro 2016 game against England on television saw alcohol marketing almost once every minute during play, a study finds.
A support group for unpaid carers is set up so people can finally know their rights.
UK science must fight to make sure it is not an after-thought as Britain renegotiates its relationship with the EU, say research leaders.
Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.
A surgeon is struck off for mistakenly removing a patient's testicle and then trying to cover up his error.
Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a "huge" increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest.
The future of the NHS under different scenarios, perhaps unexpectedly, became one of the central issues of the campaign.
Don't be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn't want to shake hands - as he explains, he has an arthritic condition.
Workers should be able to self-certify sickness for up to two weeks to help reduce unnecessary GP appointments, doctors say.
Taking ginger or using acupressure on the wrist may help some women with morning sickness, experts say.
How a mother campaigns to get people talking about babies who die.
Angola is struggling to contain a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 300 people since December and is threatening other countries.
Around 28m people in the UK are living in chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, researchers estimate.
The NHS could save money and patients' time by giving fewer but stronger doses of radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, say experts.
The NHS is stuck in an "endless winter" with hospitals left in chaos struggling to cope, doctors and nurses say.