'High' survival for many cancers diagnosed at stages 1-3
Ten-year survival rates are highest for skin cancer and lowest for lung cancer in England, data suggests.
Parents' vaccine side effects fear 'fuelled by social media'
A Royal Society for Public Health report says negative press can lead to fear and misunderstanding.
Antibiotic resistance plan to fight 'urgent' global threat
Ministers want drug firms to develop new antibiotics and to stop people overusing existing ones.
How diet is changing - the good and the bad
Children are turning their backs on sugary drinks but all age groups eat too few vegetables, a survey suggests.
St George's Hospital: 250 cardiac unit deaths to be reviewed
Complex heart operations were moved out of St George's Hospital last year to allow for improvements.
Teen one of first UK proton-beam NHS patients
Manchester's Christie hospital has the UK's first dedicated NHS treatment centre for the pioneering treatment.
Iceland still selling own-brand palm oil products despite pledge
The retailer promised to remove palm oil from all of its own products by the end of 2018.
Global health research money reaches 'record high'
An annual survey has found money invested in this area reached its highest level yet in 2017.
Young at higher risk of asthma attack, says charity
Amy Pay, 27, says she didn't take her asthma seriously until she nearly ended up in hospital.
Child's death linked to Glasgow hospital pigeon infection
The fungus from bird droppings was a "contributing factor" in the death of the youngster at a Glasgow hospital.
Women's frozen eggs 'should be stored for longer'
The 10-year limit for keeping a woman's frozen eggs is arbitrary and does not reflect current technology, campaigners say.
He Jiankui: China condemns 'baby gene editing' scientist
Investigators say He Jiankui sought "fame and fortune" with his claim to have edited baby genes.
Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed by MPs over online abuse
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
NHS Wales agency staff costs spiral to cover vacancies
Auditor general Adrian Crompton says he hopes NHS Wales can "continue to bring down and control" costs.
Carter Cookson: Baby who needed new heart dies
His parents, who lost their first son in 2013, say Carter Cookson has "gained his angel wings".
Gosport hospital deaths: Evidence 'strong enough to bring charges'
More than 450 patients died after being prescribed painkillers at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
Muffin or apple: Do you know what you 'should' be eating?
A nine-year analysis of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows mixed results.
Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye Ndiaye are living in the UK
Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndye Ndiaye have an uncertain future after moving from Senegal to the UK.
Instagram 'helped kill my daughter'
After Molly Russell took her own life, her family found distressing material through her Instagram account.
Being awake during brain surgery: 'You are hovering in between worlds'
Jazz musician Musa Manzini was kept awake for part of his surgery to have a tumour removed.
The teen Primark model with vitiligo
Kaiden Williams, 13, recently featured in a campaign for the clothes store and is inspiring others.
How Bournemouth's 'streaming' nurses ease A&E pressure
A Bournemouth hospital is stationing a nurse at its A&E entrance to redirect non-emergency cases.
Gosport hospital deaths: 'My father’s life was ended by someone else'
David Huntington told BBC Panorama of his anger over his father’s death at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
Night shifts: The toll they can take on your life
As more of us work through the night, one man finds out how 30 years of shifts has affected his life.
How virtual reality can help you manage pain
A company in Israel is using virtual reality computer games to help patients deal with chronic pain.
'Brazilian butt lift' inquest: Fat clot killed woman
Leah Cambridge, 29, from Leeds, died after travelling to a hospital in Turkey for cosmetic surgery.
The breakthroughs that could save our lives
From reversing blindness and paralysis to new treatments for cancer and infertility.
'Super poo donors' wanted
Some people appear to have extra special poo, rich in good bugs, that could help mend sick patients.
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.
Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?
A child's death at a hospital in Glasgow has been linked to an infection spread by bird droppings.
Is it OK to take the pill every day without a break?
Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
Turtle meat - the ultimate survival diet?
How one family stayed alive while shipwrecked and adrift on the Pacific Ocean.
The pain of Tourette's: 'I'm always covered in bruises'
Charity Tourettes Action has discovered that patients are facing long delays in diagnosis.
Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?
Most of the world's population lives near venomous snakes - but some are at greater risk than others.
Sickle cell: Call The Midwife shines spotlight on disease
Sickle cell carriers took to social media to praise the show's portrayal of the genetic disease.
'Why I wanted a tattoo on my mastectomy scar'
Kris Hallenga was diagnosed with terminal cancer, but beat the odds. Her scar is part of her body art.
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