BBC News - Health
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Government condemns personal injury lawyers on NHS wards as "unacceptable".
A high effective vaccine that protects against deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018.
Private clinic abortions have had a "knock-on effect for training" says the editor in chief of family planning journal.
Thalidomide was withdrawn from sale in most countries in 1961 but was still used in the 1980s in Spain.
Three years ago Alex Lewis went from having a cold to losing his limbs - now he's going back to work as an interior designer.
NHS England is rolling out bionic implants to 10 blind people, and one man says it changed his life.
Spending too long on social media is likely to cause envy and dissatisfaction, suggests a study.
The NHS will pay for 10 blind patients to have "bionic eyes" to help treat an inherited form of blindness.
Retired clergy face the closure of their Church of England nursing home because it cannot find staff.
A drug that alerts the immune system is described as a "landmark" in treating multiple sclerosis.
Karrie-Ann Hoppe was diagnosed with breast cancer, then she was told she was pregnant. Dealing with both conditions at once was far from easy.
Does one city which plans to eliminate suicide altogether have the answer?
It may seem obvious, but turning your ear towards a person when they talk can vastly improve the understanding of speech in noisy environments, scientists find.
People in Beijing in China outline their health concerns at the city's smog problem.
ITV soap Emmerdale is praised by a leading dementia charity for its portrayal of the illness.
Inspectors raise "serious concerns" over patient safety at Marie Stopes International abortion provider.
Advances in medicine have meant that many more people survive traumatic incidents than in the past.
Eating lots of ham and sausage might make asthma symptoms worse, according to French researchers.
Coping with one baby is hard, but what about having four newborns all together? A mother with quadruplets has some advice for new parents.
Life support for a PC who has been minimally conscious for 18 months should stop, a judge rules.