BBC News - Health
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Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.
Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.
Too many teenagers and young adults are dying of some types of cancer, a Europe-wide report warns.
A husband's online account of fertility problems strikes a chord
People with a disability are finding it increasingly difficult to get behind the wheel because of government reforms, according to two charities.
An Indian woman gives birth to a 15lb (6.82kg) baby girl, who doctors say could be the heaviest child ever born in the country.
A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.
The mums whose partners shook their babies
BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire has completed six weeks of radiotherapy, her last major treatment for breast cancer.
The NHS in England must get a grip on the delays patients face in being released from hospital, as the problem causes unnecessary harm and wastes money, the National Audit Office says.
NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.
A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".
Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.
Africa braces for Zika virus
A 60-year-old woman who wants to use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild is continuing her legal battle.
Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil are becoming increasingly concerned the virus may cause eye damage in babies.
GPs in England have "dramatically" reduced the amount of antibiotic prescriptions they prescribe to patients, latest figures reveal.