• By BBC   -   Jan 18, 2019

    PHARMACISTS WARN OF A 'SURGE' IN SHORTAGE OF COMMON MEDICINES

    Patients in England are struggling to get hold of drugs such as painkillers and anti-depressants.

    Depression, Drugs
  • By BBC   -   Jan 18, 2019

    'MY SON'S SEVERE ASTHMA IS VERY DISTRESSING'

    Every three seconds in the UK, someone has an asthma attack which could be life-threatening, a charity says.

    Asthma
  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    WORLD'S COFFEE UNDER THREAT, SAY EXPERTS

    Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    FOOTBALLERS IN NEW CONCUSSION STUDY

    Premier League footballers are taking part in a "ground-breaking" new concussion study this season that could lead to pitch-side diagnosis.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    'I WANTED A BLACK BELT AT THE AGE OF 75'

    This group of high kicking, power-punching pensioners prove "it's never too late to learn".

    Power
  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    'I'M JUST ILL - RESPECT ME FOR WHO I AM'

    An Edinburgh student is urging people to be more mindful when they interact with people with disabilities.

    Disability
  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    OBESITY OVERTAKING SMOKING AS BIGGEST WELSH HEALTH RISK

    Wales' first obesity strategy wants to make eating healthier food and staying active "normal and easy".

    Obesity, Food
  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    HAEMOCHROMATOSIS: 'MOST COMMON' GENETIC DISORDER TEST CALL

    Jenny Lees, whose son had haemochromatosis and died, wants to see routine testing for the disorder.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    TEENAGE CANCER SURVIVAL 'ON THE UP' IN ENGLAND, REPORT FINDS

    But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.

    Cancer
  • By BBC   -   Jan 17, 2019

    THE DIET TO SAVE LIVES, THE PLANET AND FEED US ALL?

    And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".

    Diet
  • By BBC   -   Jan 16, 2019

    THE ULTRASOUND SCAN YOU CAN DO YOURSELF

    A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 .

  • By BBC   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CLEAN AIR: DO LOW EMISSION SCHEMES IMPROVE CHILDREN'S LUNGS?

    Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.

    Pollution
  • By BBC   -   Jan 16, 2019

    LIVER TRANSPLANT 'GAME CHANGING' TREATMENT APPROVED

    It's hoped perfusion machines that "warm livers" will increase the number of viable donated organs.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    CONTACT LENS RECYCLING SCHEME LAUNCHED ACROSS UK

    The programme will give contact lens wearers the opportunity to recycle their lenses for free.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    REBECCA HENDERSON: TRANSPLANT HOPE FOR RUCKSACK HEART WOMAN

    Scans show Rebecca Henderson has been clear of cancer for a year and is now eligible for a donor heart.

    Cancer
  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    FAMILY BIDS TO GET PREMATURE BABY HOME TO WALES FROM VIETNAM

    The mother of a baby girl born at 27 weeks says coming home is "the only thing keeping me going".

    Baby
  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    BREAST CANCER RISK TEST 'GAME CHANGER'

    GPs would use the online calculator to tell women their risk of getting breast cancer, say scientists.

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    WHAT IS THE RIGHT AGE TO LOSE YOUR VIRGINITY?

    More than a third of women and a quarter of men think they got it wrong, research suggests.

  • By BBC   -   Jan 15, 2019

    STUDENT MAKES BUCKET LIST AFTER CANCER DIAGNOSIS

    Laura Nuttall had just started university when a routine eye test discovered several brain tumours.

    Eye, Cancer, Brain
  • By BBC   -   Jan 14, 2019

    LIFE-EXTENDING DRUG PERJETA APPROVED FOR SECONDARY BREAST CANCER

    The drug can prolong the lives of incurable breast cancer patients by up to 16 months.

    Drugs, Cancer, Breast, Breasts