BBC News - Health
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We tackle some of the ethical issues around preserving bodies cryogenically after death.
Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison.
Vasectomy operations on men in Kenya are live streamed from a theatre in the capital as part a campaign to promote the sterilisation procedure.
Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.
Abbie, a 16-year-old helped by Children in Need, shares her story on losing both parents to cancer.
Nine former health secretaries voice "alarm" at the failure to improve mental health services.
Waiting times will rise and staff numbers cut unless the NHS gets more money, health bosses say.
A terminally ill girl won an historic legal fight shortly before she died to have her body frozen.
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.
Heidi Loughlin, a terminally-ill mother of two boys, describes trying to prepare them for her own death.
The BBC's World Have Your Say programme visits Nashville, Tennessee, once famed for its music industry, but now the home to multi-billion dollar healthcare firms.
A man has told BBC 5 live that his porn addiction resulted in him suffering from erectile dysfunction.
As more women are treated for drink problems, one mother tells how her evening glass of wine turned into full-blown alcoholism.
Union leader Mark Serwotka, who needs a heart transplant after contracting a virus, talks about facing up to his own mortality.
There is one GP surgery in Huddersfield that specialises in treating some of the town's most complex patients
A new online calculator can show couples undergoing IVF what their chances of having a baby are.
Frail old people in England are being left to fend for themselves because government-funded care is being scaled back, a review suggests.
The world's largest dementia research project suggests ability to navigate declines as we age.
A man with HIV who says he had ritual sex with 104 women and girls faces up to five years in jail, if convicted. But some ask why the children's parents are not in the dock too.
The world's largest dementia research experiment, which takes the form of a video game, has indicated the ability to navigate declines throughout life.