BBC News - Health
Updated: 1 hour 13 min ago
Art may bring real pleasure to people's lives but can it also help them if they are faced with ill health?
The doctor behind a groundbreaking IVF technique which prevents disabling genetic disorders from being passed on to future generations is knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The growing crisis in workforce morale is a greater risk to the NHS than the financial problems it is grappling with, a leading health expert says.
A strong form of chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant can halt the progression of multiple sclerosis, a small study published in The Lancet suggests.
A major report into mistakes made in maternity units across the UK has found significant failings.
There are too many poor quality investigations into babies who die or are severely brain damaged during labour, a review says.
After months of pressure on accident and emergency services in England, there's a slight improvement in waiting times.
Thousands of counterfeit and potentially defective condoms are seized in West Yorkshire as part of a global crackdown on illicit medicines.
The body builder who is using social media to document his battle with a neurological disorder
AstraZeneca boss says no point giving free drugs to Africa
Why India needs to clean up its blood supplies
Health inspectors rate a hospital 'inadequate' because of its 'chaotic' emergency department
Using DNA from three people to create a baby is safe, according to a major research study, by scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre at Newcastle University.
One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.
Early trial data shows a drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer in clinical trials.
England women's wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor talks about her battle with anxiety, which has made her take a break from cricket to seek treatment.
A man who was left paralysed after a car accident walks for the first time in four years thanks to a bionic exoskeleton.
High demand on Wigan hospital's A&E department is blamed on the temporary closure of a nearby casualty unit.
Scientists are investigating whether bubbly drinks could boost the success of cancer treatments, after winning a Cancer Research UK award for "outside the box" ideas.
UK researchers say they have found a new way to tell if a heart attack is more severe and might cause lasting harm - by looking for bruising or bleeding in the heart muscle.