BBC News - Health
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Junior doctors wait to hear whether the High Court in England will agree to stop the government imposing a new contract.
First baby born using new "three person" fertility technique carried out by US scientists, New Scientist reveals.
As many as three million "ghost" patients registered with GP practices in England should be removed from doctors' lists, latest figures suggest.
The World Health Organisation says 92% of the planet's population is breathing polluted air outdoors, contributing to three million deaths a year.
The results of the world's largest ever survey on rest show that two-thirds of us would like more of it.
The Welsh NHS needs to tackle a number of "shortfalls" in the care being provided for sick and premature newborn babies, an annual audit says.
Inmates claim it was easier to get drugs than clothes or bed sheets at a "substandard" prison, according to a watchdog report.
The results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.
A simple mix of honey and water might be a useful weapon against urine infections in hospital patients, according to researchers.
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.
The government's watchdog issues a warning to students about the dangers of taking cognitive enhancers or "smart drugs".
A family home is fumigated due to an infestation of "deadly spiders" that arrived in a bunch of shop-bought bananas.
Lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking, poor diet and lack of exercise are costing the NHS in England as much as £11bn a year.
One in three people check their phone in the middle of the night and admit their overuse is causing rows with partners, according to a report by Deloitte.
Bristol, a soft toy of the poo emoji, is travelling the world to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
More services in Wales to help diagnose osteoporosis could save the NHS £4.5m a year, a charity claims.
GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood, Lancashire, aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
The make up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.
Health problems related to the way we live are costing the NHS in England alone around £11bn each year.
Women's mental health needs are "not being considered" despite rising rates of suicide, campaigners warn.