News (BBC Health)
Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS
Cambridge professor criticises health secretary and warns about role of private sector in the NHS.
Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
Health officials target pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in government drive.
Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'
Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts.
NHS call for equality over private hospitals' tax break
NHS Trusts demand the same 80% rebate granted to those private hospitals that register as charities.
Newcastle health boss Sir Leonard Fenwick sacked
Longest serving NHS chief executive Sir Leonard Fenwick called it "an orchestrated witch hunt".
Mental health services patchy, says PM
Theresa May says the UK's mental health services are "patchy" and has told Newsbeat she's going to review them.
Time spent frail in old age 'doubles'
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
Maternity 'must improve' at baby-deaths hospital trust
Progress is made at the Shrewsbury and Telford trust but maternity services must improve, the CQC says.
Meningitis jab uptake 'worryingly low'
School-leavers are being urged to be immunised against the highly aggressive strain.
Glasgow School of Art project personalises prosthetic limbs
A group of artisans are working with amputees in an effort to make artificial limbs more personal.
Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait
A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.
'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.
Dad gets tattoo of brain shunt after daughter's surgery
Briar Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support.
Masks for smear test patients in Thailand
A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests.
Stephen Hawking: 'I wouldn't be here without the NHS'
The scientist backed the NHS in a speech that was critical of government policy and Jeremy Hunt.
Struggling after giving birth? You're not alone
These mums had traumatic births, and they want more to see more honesty about the toll it can take.
Mum leaves random notes in York for new mothers
The letters offer mums a chance to take a second for themselves.
How to get up mountains in a wheelchair
Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.
Why Scottish babies might start sleeping in cardboard boxes
Baby boxes containing essential items are to be delivered to new mothers across Scotland.
Brian Blessed 'bit off' umbilical cord delivering baby
Actor, director and Grampy Rabbit in Peppa Pig, Brian Blessed reveals Four Things You Don't Know About Me
Anger and hatred can make us feel happy, says study
People have higher life satisfaction if they feel emotions they desire - even if they are unpleasant.
Plants 'hijacked' to make polio vaccine
A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines.
'I felt awful'
A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.
'Raise your voices'
A blog on birth trauma is prompting women to share their own difficult experiences.
Hard enough already
Flying with a wheelchair is hard enough - it's even harder when it's broken in transit.
The ex-prime minister, who has spoken about his battle to give up nicotine, is snapped with a cigarette at a festival.
Elina Berglund Scherwitzl has created an app that offers women a "natural alternative" to the pill
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?
Do moisturisers work?
The actress says moisturisers probably don't work - but what do the experts say?