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New proposals have been put forward in an effort to resolve a long-running row about the congenital heart surgery in England.
Transplanting cells into livers has the potential to regenerate them, say scientists.
A study says that surgical robots were involved in operations that resulted in at least 144 deaths over a 14-year period in the US.
Moving legacy of Ebola worker who died saving children
Getting used to the differences after a brain injury
The Royal Society for Public Health is calling on workers from a range of sectors to spread public health messages which could keep people out of GP surgeries and hospitals.
Scientists at Cardiff University are using DNA testing by robots to help identify infections in cystic fibrosis patients more quickly and accurately.
The way hospitals discharge patients is probably contributing to high levels of readmission, a year-long Healthwatch England inquiry finds.
Irregular sleeping patterns are "unequivocally" shown to lead to cancer in tests on mice, a study suggests.
Ambulance trusts in England are paying staff to appeal against thousands of speeding fines, despite 98% being blue light emergencies.
Michael Mosley on how to reduce cholesterol
An 18-year-old French woman is in remission from HIV - despite not having taken any drugs against the virus for 12 years.
One of Britain's most successful Paralympians has described wheelchair services for many disabled people in England as being in "chaos".
A London man celebrates 30 years since his heart-lung transplant - thought to be the longest anyone has survived after the procedure.
The number of people in the UK donating organs after death has fallen for the first time in more than a decade, figures show.
Wheelchair services across England are failing on every level, warns one of Great Britain's most successful Paralympians.
Postnatal psychosis is a serious mental illness that usually starts in the days or weeks after birth.
Ami and Liam Duggleby speak to BBC Breakfast about the decision to donate their daughter's organs when she passed away.
A police force attends the equivalent of almost 15 mental health incidents a day, figures show.
Head teachers are more concerned with pupils' mental health than any other issue related to well-being, a survey suggests.