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Thu Jul 24 08:09:28 BST 2014
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.
Thu Jul 24 00:55:37 BST 2014
Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain
Thu Jul 24 00:38:36 BST 2014
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while
Thu Jul 24 00:04:04 BST 2014
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their
Thu Jul 24 00:02:06 BST 2014
The deadly danger of illegal backstreet buttock injections
Wed Jul 23 17:23:06 BST 2014
Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
Wed Jul 23 13:02:32 BST 2014
Diseases traditionally associated with the Victorian era are on the rise again in England, experts
Wed Jul 23 12:59:43 BST 2014
A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their
Wed Jul 23 12:22:13 BST 2014
A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he
Wed Jul 23 12:17:55 BST 2014
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly
Wed Jul 23 09:29:07 BST 2014
Hospices could play a greater role in end-of-life care and stop hospitals being the "default
Wed Jul 23 07:47:27 BST 2014
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a
Wed Jul 23 00:02:40 BST 2014
The heroin 'antidote' that can save overdosing addicts' lives
Tue Jul 22 19:19:05 BST 2014
David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be
Tue Jul 22 19:09:22 BST 2014
Why is medicinal use of honey so limited in the UK?
Tue Jul 22 17:24:41 BST 2014
NHS 'wasting millions every year on supplies'
Tue Jul 22 16:28:14 BST 2014
Midwives, nurses and ambulance workers are among more than 400,000 NHS workers in England being
Tue Jul 22 13:54:00 BST 2014
New treatments for schizophrenia could be possible as vital clues behind the factors causing the
Tue Jul 22 13:50:11 BST 2014
Parents who allow their daughters to be subjected to female genital mutilation will face
Tue Jul 22 12:35:39 BST 2014
A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the
Tue Jul 22 08:13:04 BST 2014
New measures aimed at ending female genital mutilation within a generation will be announced at a
Tue Jul 22 07:16:27 BST 2014
A man with a fly in his ear and a woman questioning if a green potato was poisonous were among
Tue Jul 22 06:01:37 BST 2014
The NHS is starting to test a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch.
Tue Jul 22 05:31:12 BST 2014
Scientists say they have made an "exciting" step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its
Tue Jul 22 04:48:33 BST 2014
In the largest ever genetic study of the disease, scientists have discovered some 80 genes which
Tue Jul 22 02:25:55 BST 2014
What is it and why is it still being carried out across the world?
Tue Jul 22 02:04:14 BST 2014
One man's HIV campaign in Indonesia's Bandung prison
Tue Jul 22 00:36:43 BST 2014
Falkirk Community Hospital records the first perfect score in an initial Healthcare Environment
Mon Jul 21 15:46:34 BST 2014
A British mother tells 5 live she spent £20,000 on gender selection treatment in the US.
Mon Jul 21 13:46:35 BST 2014
Documenting hair pulling condition on YouTube
Mon Jul 21 07:45:27 BST 2014
PE provision for children with disabilities in mainstream schools is lacking and could damage
Mon Jul 21 02:05:30 BST 2014
How grief of miscarriage affects husbands and partners
Mon Jul 21 00:17:19 BST 2014
Finding the right drugs to care for Kenya's HIV orphans
Mon Jul 21 00:03:42 BST 2014
The Americans seeing a doctor for the first time in years
Sun Jun 29 01:19:19 BST 2014
The first is the most dangerous of life
Fri May 23 01:02:39 BST 2014
The risks of a plan to admit fewer patients