Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'
Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types.
Major pancreatic cancer study launched
A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients.
Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests
Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.
Bed delay transfer figures reveal areas worst affected
Social care pressures blamed for delays in releasing people from hospital.
Teenage pregnancies down to record low
Conceptions among under 18s are at their lowest level since 1969, official stats show.
Luke Jenkins death: Family receive £100,000 settlement
Luke Jenkins suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being moved from intensive care to a ward.
Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby
Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin.
Right-to-die case: I face unbearable death
A 67-year-old man with terminal motor neurone disease is challenging the law on assisted dying.
'Wide awake drunk' on energy drinks and alcohol mix
Mixing caffeine-laden energy drinks with alcohol is a risky combination on a night out, scientists warn.
Baby teeth removals 'up 24% in a decade'
More than 9,000 children under four needed to go to hospital last year to have baby teeth removed.
Spider venom may offer stroke therapy
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
Canterbury hospital junior doctors moved over lack of training
Patients are to be taken to alternative hospitals because of a lack of junior doctor training.
This teenager with Down's syndrome addressed the UN in Geneva
A teenager with Down's syndrome has addressed the United Nations in Geneva asking them "why all this testing?"
Doctor admits misleading over Ebola
Dr Hannah Ryan took the temperature of Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey hours before she fell seriously ill.
Sperm swimming technique 'all down to simple maths'
Knowing why some sperm succeed and others fail could help treat male infertility, researchers say.
Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth
It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.
Hot chocolate serving 'has more salt than packet of crisps'
Every category of packaged food except one is exceeding target salt levels, a survey finds.
Modern mothers 'watched and judged', say researchers
Intrusive "policing" of lifestyle choices begins in pregnancy, say researchers.
'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor
A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.
Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.
How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability
Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.
'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'
A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.
Online care home bed booking system aims to cut hospital bed blocking
The system is aiming to reduce hospital bed blocking with real time bookings of care home beds.
Restoring my femininity after cancer
Kat Roberts, from Plymouth, said the damage to her hair from the cancer treatment left her feeling "unfeminine".
Dementia diary: 'When your mother doesn't know who you are'
Joey Daley documents life with his mother after she was diagnosed with dementia.
Skin creams containing paraffin linked to fire deaths
Residue from creams containing paraffin can leave clothes and bedding flammable, experts warn.
Extreme exercise an 'escape from life', Cardiff Uni says
Extreme adventure challenges can help office workers deal with the "anxieties of modern life," research suggests.
Speeding up the search for life-saving medicines
How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.
NHS Health Check: How Germany's healthcare system works
Branwen Jeffreys asks if more spending on healthcare in Germany improves the system.
Reality Check: Who gets social care and who pays for it?
With rising demand and shrinking budgets, who is receiving social care from the state?
What can be done to tackle excessive crying?
The crying of babies with colic may be reduced with acupuncture, according to controversial new research from Sweden.
The heroes who helped
There has been praise for the bravery of the emergency services and the public in the wake of the attack.
Man to man
Local communities around the country are doing their bit to help prevent suicides.
A couple who struggled for years to get the braces their disabled child needed to sit in a chair have found a way to make them in hours rather than months.
'Out of control'
Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.
Could global trade in vegetable oil be to blame for our growing obesity crisis?
After singer Rochelle Humes turns hers into art, we look at what else you can do with an umbilical cord.
As Mother's Day approaches one new mother shares the devastating experience of post-partum psychosis.
Magic the dog is able to detect dangerous shifts in his owner's blood sugar levels while she sleeps.
NHS Health Check: Which local services are under threat?
Find out what is happening to the health service in your local area in England.
NHS Health Check: Which part of the UK is doing the best?
The NHS is in the middle of its toughest winter for many years. So how are the four UK nations performing?
NHS gives BBC exclusive access to A&E
BBC News was given exclusive, unrestricted access to A&E for one week. This is the result.
Doing surgery while answering calls: An NHS surgeon's struggles
BBC reporter Ed Thomas has had exclusive access to discover what life is like in the NHS.
NHS Health Check: How one GP practice tackled waiting times
A GP practice in Plymouth is using paramedics and pharmacists to free up doctors to see more patients.
The health service taking a holistic approach to patients
"It's about 3% of our population that use about 50% of the resources."