Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
Hospital cuts planned in most of England
Hospital services in nearly two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled back, BBC analysis shows.
Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'
Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.
Testosterone replacement for men 'trade-off with risks'
In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?
Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'
It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.
10,000 steps a day is a meaningless fitness goal, says science
A scientist in the US thinks fitness apps could be "doing more harm than good".
Children's hospital is first to be rated 'outstanding'
Birmingham Children's Hospital, criticised for failings eight years ago, now declared "outstanding" by inspectors.
Facebook investigates fake cancer child post
A mother seeks to make Facebook block an account that posted images falsely claiming her son had cancer.
Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years
Doctors say only some patients will be suitable to try it, being so high risk.
Macmillan warns of cancer 'survival gap' in Scotland
A cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotland, a charity warns.
Winter pressure 'busts NHS budget'
A deficit of £900m has been racked up by NHS trusts as they struggle to cope during the 'challenging winter'.
Council tax to rise while services cut, says LGA
Bin collections and libraries could be among services cut, despite council tax rises of up to 4.99%.
What future for E numbers after Brexit?
How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.
Is this snail the next medical breakthrough?
The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.
Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.
The meerkats helping disabled people
The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen
The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
Fearne Cotton talks about her struggle with depression
The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.
Breast cancer diagnosed after breastfeeding problem
When her baby boy stopped breastfeeding, Sarah Boyle insisted on a hospital scan.
David Baddiel on impact of dad's dementia
Comedian David Baddiel has made a documentary about the impact of his father's rare form of dementia.
Is positive thinking making us depressed?
We should not 'sugar-coat' the negative aspects of life, says author Svend Brinkmann
Staffordshire mother says breastfed son ‘spotted cancer’
Teddy was "very distressed" and pushed his mother away when she tried to feed him.
Completely 'locked-in' patients can communicate
Patients with no control over their body answer questions as a computer interprets brain signals.
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.
After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.
'Say the big words'
Families describe the moment they shared the news that no-one wants to hear
Every year in the UK, 3,000 people's sight is damaged by a condition called giant cell arteritis. Dr Saleyah Ahsan explains what to look out for.
Meet David, the blind cook and his autistic helper Peter
Should nursing a toddler be controversial? Mothers share their experiences of breastfeeding for longer.
Back in control
How I overcame anorexia and what to look for if you're worried someone you know has an eating disorder
Grain of truth
Does rice really contain harmful quantities of arsenic? Dr Michael Mosley of Trust Me, I'm A Doctor investigates.
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."