• By BBC   -   Aug 20, 2018

    CRUISE SHIPS RESCUE: HOW TO SURVIVE FOR 10 HOURS IN THE WATER

    Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 20, 2018

    'I BROKE EVERY BONE IN MY FACE - AND SURVIVED'

    Tom Locke is one of 1,600 people alive today thanks to a change in the way the NHS works, a study suggests.

    Face
  • By BBC   -   Aug 19, 2018

    THE PARALYMPIC WHEELCHAIR MAKER

    Vince Ross' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 19, 2018

    THE FIRST HUMANIST LEAD CHAPLAIN IN THE NHS

    Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 19, 2018

    CHILD PASSIVE SMOKING 'INCREASES CHRONIC LUNG RISK'

    A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.

    Child
  • By BBC   -   Aug 18, 2018

    RISE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES IN YOUNG PEOPLE IN ENGLAND AND WALES

    Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity.

    Obesity, Diabetes, Child
  • By BBC   -   Aug 17, 2018

    'LOST' CONTACT LENS REMOVED FROM WOMAN'S EYELID AFTER 28 YEARS

    A 42-year-old woman was hit by a shuttlecock when she was 14 and thought the lens had fallen out.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NYU OFFERS FREE TUITION FOR ALL ITS MEDICAL STUDENTS

    The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 17, 2018

    'PAINFUL WAIT' FOR MISCARRIAGE SUPPORT ON WELSH NHS

    A mother who lost four babies in four years says she went through a "harrowing experience" trying to get help.

    Miscarriage, Baby
  • By BBC   -   Aug 17, 2018

    LOW-CARB DIETS COULD SHORTEN LIFE, STUDY SUGGESTS

    Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.

    Diet
  • By BBC   -   Aug 17, 2018

    E-CIGARETTES CAN BE KEY WEAPON AGAINST SMOKING, SAY MPS

    Vaping is much less harmful than normal cigarettes and it shouldn't be treated the same way, MPs warn.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SICK BABIES AT RISK FROM LACK OF BREATHING TUBE MONITORING

    Half of neonatal units lack equipment to check babies are breathing properly, a study suggests.

    Baby
  • By BBC   -   Aug 16, 2018

    LIVER TRANSPLANTS 'MAY BE UNNECESSARY THANKS TO NEW DRUG TREATMENT'

    A cancer drug can unlock the liver's ability to regenerate, early stage research suggests.

    Drugs, Cancer
  • By BBC   -   Aug 16, 2018

    LENA DUNHAM MARKS NINE MONTHS SINCE HYSTERECTOMY

    It has been nine months since the actress had a total hysterectomy to remove her womb.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 16, 2018

    OPT-OUT DONATION PLAN 'WILL NOT INCREASE DONORS'

    It is harder to judge the deceased's wishes if there is no free choice in the decision, a study claims.

    Plan
  • By BBC   -   Aug 15, 2018

    JUDGE THROWS OUT SCOTLAND ABORTION PILL CHALLENGE

    A legal challenge against letting women take abortion pills at home in Scotland is thrown out.

    Abortion
  • By BBC   -   Aug 15, 2018

    SURGEONS' WARNING OVER BOTOX ON HIGH STREET

    It comes after Superdrug said it would start offering the treatment in one of its stores.

    Botox
  • By BBC   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MUM BATTLING RARE FORM OF DEMENTIA AT THE AGE OF 33

    Rachel's daughter Brooke, eight, will have to wait until she is 18 to be tested for the condition.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 15, 2018

    PUBLIC TOILETS MAPPED: WHERE HAVE THEY ALL GONE?

    A BBC map helps you find out how many public toilets have been cut in your area.

  • By BBC   -   Aug 15, 2018

    CYSTIC FIBROSIS BOY, 8, URGES FIRM TO LOWER ORKAMBI DRUG PRICE

    Luis Walker, 8, wrote to Vertex Pharmaceuticals saying Orkambi would make him "feel much better".

    Drugs