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Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time
9/21/2017 2:53:40 AM   Source : BBC Health
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts.

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease
9/21/2017 2:14:51 AM   Source : BBC Health
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.

Brain surgery revolution
9/21/2017 12:29:02 AM   Source : BBC Health
A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls.

Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack
9/20/2017 8:20:59 PM   Source : BBC Health
Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend.

Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says
9/20/2017 7:51:43 PM   Source : BBC Health
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.

Nine in 10 GPs rated good or outstanding
9/20/2017 7:51:40 PM   Source : BBC Health
Inspectors praise innovation by GPs as they outperform hospitals, mental health and social care in ratings.

My dwarfism
9/20/2017 7:41:20 PM   Source : BBC Health
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded.

Court ruling not needed to withdraw care, judge says
9/20/2017 4:55:20 PM   Source : BBC Health
Court consent will not be needed to remove nutrition from patients in a permanent vegetative state.

UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos
9/20/2017 1:01:34 PM   Source : BBC Health
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.

Facebook trial lets users hide alcohol adverts
9/20/2017 10:54:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
The social network is testing a tool that will let people hide categories of ads for the first time.

Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale
9/20/2017 9:05:58 AM   Source : BBC Health
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'
9/20/2017 6:17:26 AM   Source : BBC Health
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".

MMR vaccine first-dose target met in England
9/20/2017 5:34:23 AM   Source : BBC Health
By the age of five, 95% of children are being vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella.

Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'
9/20/2017 4:43:25 AM   Source : BBC Health
The findings come from 10,000 young people's views and make worrying reading, say UK researchers.

Hernia mesh surgery leaves men in pain
9/20/2017 1:26:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
A group of NI men say they have been left in chronic pain after having mesh inserted for hernias.

Do you know blood cancer symptoms?
9/19/2017 8:03:06 PM   Source : BBC Health
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved
9/19/2017 7:40:11 PM   Source : BBC Health
The drug nivolumab, denied to writer AA Gill on the NHS, will be available to patients in England.

Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances
9/19/2017 7:08:14 PM   Source : BBC Health
Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.

Meningitis not on GP's diagnostic radar, inquest hears
9/19/2017 9:16:07 AM   Source : BBC Health
Kate Pierce was misdiagnosed with tonsillitis and suffered severe brain damage.

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn
9/19/2017 7:40:22 AM   Source : BBC Health
Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder 'monster'
9/19/2017 7:24:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
The Bake Off winner talks candidly about how her "life revolves around not falling apart".

Measles vaccine: 'I cheated my daughter'
9/19/2017 1:48:17 AM   Source : BBC Health
Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'
9/18/2017 7:54:59 PM   Source : BBC Health
Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary
9/18/2017 2:03:31 PM   Source : BBC Health
The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.

Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death
9/18/2017 11:04:02 AM   Source : BBC Health
Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.

Kate Pierce's brain damage after meningitis misdiagnosis
9/18/2017 10:41:05 AM   Source : BBC Health
Kate Pierce died in 2013 seven years after a doctor misdiagnosed her meningitis as tonsillitis.

Puppy training to save life of allergy boy Mason Hale
9/18/2017 6:23:30 AM   Source : BBC Health
Golden retriever Storm will be trained to raise the alarm when the six-year-old has a potentially fatal reaction.

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?
9/17/2017 10:45:09 PM   Source : BBC Health
It doesn't mean you have a split personality or that you always become violent, a charity campaign says.

'Kinder treatments in pipeline' for child brain cancer
9/17/2017 10:43:35 PM   Source : BBC Health
Researchers discover that there are seven types of most common malignant child brain cancer.

Dame Tessa Jowell has brain cancer, family says
9/17/2017 3:32:12 PM   Source : BBC Health
The Labour peer and former MP was diagnosed in May, her daughter-in-law announces.

Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'It's crippling sickness'
9/15/2017 7:10:27 PM   Source : BBC Health
One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.

Roger Bainton: Surgeon struck off for harming patients
9/15/2017 9:01:43 AM   Source : BBC Health
Roger Bainton carried out dozens of unnecessary operations and "experimental procedures".

Type 2 diabetes plan targets those at high risk
9/15/2017 6:27:29 AM   Source : BBC Health
People at the highest risk should be offered weight loss and healthy eating programmes, advice says.

Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab
9/14/2017 8:13:46 PM   Source : BBC Health
US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.

Women 'more likely to lose interest in sex than men'
9/13/2017 8:01:12 PM   Source : BBC Health
A lack of emotional closeness affects both men and women's desire for sex, a study suggests.

What’s it like to be awake during brain surgery?
9/13/2017 5:21:29 PM   Source : BBC Health
Lisa Upton had brain surgery to remove a tumour and was wide awake throughout the entire process.

Winter flu
9/13/2017 6:40:42 AM   Source : BBC Health
With Britons being warned over the worst outbreak of flu in Australia and New Zealand, should we all get a jab?

'I had a stillbirth when I was homeless and almost died'
9/12/2017 7:34:35 PM   Source : BBC Health
Odette was sleeping rough in a park when she found out she was pregnant.

Living with pain
9/11/2017 5:04:58 AM   Source : BBC Health
Alison Morton was 25 when she was diagnosed with an illness that leaves her with constant pain and profound fatigue.

Prescription drug pregabalin linked to death rise
9/11/2017 2:29:28 AM   Source : BBC Health
A BBC investigation has seen first-hand of the devastating impact of the prescription drug pregabalin which has 'flooded' the black market.

Red alert
9/8/2017 8:28:16 PM   Source : BBC Health
Many women don't go for cervical screening, so scientists found another way to test for abnormal cells.

Soft option
9/8/2017 8:27:31 PM   Source : BBC Health
Amie drank 30 pints a weekend to "keep up with the boys" - but now she has had no alcohol for 16 months.

Reality Check: Does debt interest cost more than NHS pay?
9/8/2017 8:00:40 AM   Source : BBC Health
A look at the sums behind Theresa May's claim in Parliament.

Diabetes designs
9/6/2017 7:28:15 PM   Source : BBC Health
Designer Poppy Nash weaves her blood sugar results into the fabric she designs to help manage her diabetes

Learning the lingo
9/5/2017 8:31:17 PM   Source : BBC Health
For doctors who fled to the UK, training to work in the NHS means having to learn the local dialect.

Suicidal 'look'?
9/5/2017 10:44:39 AM   Source : BBC Health
A mum has shared striking photos to raise awareness that people with mental illness do not look a specific way

Unknown killer
9/3/2017 8:20:44 PM   Source : BBC Health
Craig Stobo's pregnant wife Fiona died from sepsis and he almost lost his own life due to the condition.

Race against time
8/31/2017 8:13:55 PM   Source : BBC Health
A team of UK experts is in Sierra Leone trying to prevent disease adding to the death toll from mudslides.

'Unnecessary pain'
8/16/2017 7:31:57 PM   Source : BBC Health
A Chilean woman campaigning for a change to Chile's total ban on abortions tells her story.
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