BBC News - Health
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Journalist Lucy Pasha-Robinson suffered with endometriosis, a disease where cells like those in the womb appear elsewhere in a woman's body.
The number of people falling ill with the vomiting bug norovirus in England this winter is at higher than average levels.
The number of children hospitalised after self-harming has risen by 14% in three years, the NSPCC says.
One woman tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how fat shaming helped her to change her lifestyle, while another said abuse made her suicidal.
People aged between 50 and 70 should keep working to stay healthier for longer, England's chief medical officer says.
Thomas was diagnosed with prostate cancer after Errol McKellar - mechanic and cancer survivor - persuaded him to get a test during a visit to his garage.
Heart disease and dementia deaths contribute to the first drop in US life expectancy for 20 years.
One in four women are transferred from midwife-led units to consultants after facing complications when giving birth, a BBC investigation finds.
Online ads for food and soft drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be limited.
Some patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may have a treatable immune disorder, a study suggests.
Women who look on the bright side of life cut their risk of many deadly diseases, according to a study.
A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer’s, say scientists after successful trials in mice.
A flu outbreak closes a school for five days after almost a third of pupils and members of staff were struck by the virus.
An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.
A neonatal nurse who has dedicated 50 years of her life to caring for thousands of newborn babies has said "it's time to retire".
For a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
A woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter.
Drugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS.
A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
Rising numbers of patients are facing long waits for beds in hospitals in England, the BBC finds.