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Updated 2019-02-15 18:20
Tilly Lockey: 'I can paint with my bionic arms'
Tilly Lockey, 13, has bionic arms that are so sophisticated she can now use a paintbrush and apply make-up.
Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggests
Late risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests.
Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than thought'
This helps doctors who often struggle to answer questions from patients on how they will last.
Super gonorrhoea: Why your STI could become untreatable
The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.
Call the Midwife: BBC in abortion advice row
As Call the Midwife tackles the issue, BBC Action Line users say there is no advice on abortion.
Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.
Down's syndrome: Parents help Michael and Alison find love
A couple who both have Down's syndrome open up about their relationship.
A&E waits at worst level for 15 years in England
Nearly 330,000 A&E patients waited for more than four hours last month in England.
'Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin code'
Going for a free health check could flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, health bodies say.
The hairdressing salon for people who have cancer
The Feel Good Project is a place that people with cancer can go for beauty treatments, community support and specialist advice.
RAF Lakenheath: USAF nurses work in NHS hospitals
NHS bosses say it means patients are being seen "more quickly" and US medics gain wider experience.
Mouldy jam: Should you eat what's beneath?
Theresa May is said to eat jam after scraping mould off the surface. Is that safe?
Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful'
Most women have some form of the infection in their lifetime so shouldn't be embarrassed, experts say.
Cannabis use in teens linked to depression
Experts link use of the drug in teenage years to cases of depression later in life.
Glasses in school scheme to aid pupils' reading
A trial to get glasses to children who need them to improve their maths and reading skills has begun.
Send patients email not letters, GPs told
Health Secretary Matt Hancock wants to see email used to communicate test results and prescriptions.
Spina bifida: Keeping fit when you are in a wheelchair
Amelia Taylor-Ash trains at the gym with personal trainer Joe and isn't looking back.
How will Brits in Spain cope with no-deal Brexit?
British pensioners in Europe worry about healthcare costs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
'Dr Evil': Wolverhampton modification artist admits GBH
Brendan McCarthy ran a body modification emporium in Wolverhampton before his arrest.
Cervical cancer victim: 'I'm going to die'
Julie O'Connor, 49, died on 4 February, after her condition was missed several times.
Fear wrong metal plates used to fix fractures
Hospitals are told to review X-rays to check if patients have received the correct treatment for broken arms and legs.
Birmingham family's 'nightmare' over £200k medical bill
Mother-of-three Maxine Howell has been in an induced coma for a fortnight after falling ill in Mexico.
Young people told - become a care worker
The government wants young people to work in the care sector as care workers and therapists.
Southmead Hospital cervical cancer inquiry 'too small'
The family of a nurse who died after a hospital failed to spot her condition fear more are affected.
Essex baby's spine 'repaired' in the womb
Bethan Simpson's daughter Eloise had a "foetal repair" carried out at 24 weeks after a spina bifida diagnosis.
Holyrood committee begins Scottish hospital safety inquiry
The deaths of two patients from an infection linked to pigeon droppings prompted the Scotland-wide probe.
Hyponatraemia deaths: Nursing decision under review
The NMC previously said failings in the care of a Londonderry schoolgirl who died of hyponatraemia had been addressed.
Helping teenagers beat the blues
The cognitive behaviour therapy course giving teens the tools to deal with depression and anxiety.
Lyme disease can be diagnosed by 'bull's eye' rash alone
The rash is diagnostic and means the patient needs urgent antibiotics, new guidelines tell doctors.
Catherine Wreford: The dancer with an 'invisible disease'
Catherine Wreford, 39, has a malignant brain tumour - but that isn't stopping her from performing.
Smoking in pregnancy: Stigma 'causes women to do it in private'
Expectant mothers are smoking in private because of judgement from doing so in public, a study claims.
Would you be happy to see your doctor online?
Video consultations are saving doctors time and money, but are they good for patients, too?
Teen kickboxer Scott Marsden's death 'tragic fluke'
Scott Marsden, 14 from Sheffield, died when a blow to his chest caused cardiac arrest.
Partner of man who killed himself calls for mental health review
Luke Henderson's partner claims he asked for medical help eight times in the week leading up to his death.
Brain injury boy learns to shop and bake
Zack Cohen, 15, is making big strides overcoming a brain injury that left him struggling to walk.
Muckamore Abbey: 'Insufficient evidence' to suspend nurses
A court finds there was insufficient evidence to suspend seven nurses, but the suspensions remain in place.
Breast cancer: Scan younger women at risk, charity says
Research suggests screening for 35 to 39-year-olds with a family history can reveal the disease early.
Pencoed academy tackles NHS Wales radiologist shortage
More and more patients are getting hospital scans - but Wales is short of people to analyse them.
Is young people's mental health getting worse?
Social media and school pressures are often blamed for a rise in young people saying they need help.
Calls for change in law on PTSD related deaths
Family and friends of a former soldier who took his own life say more support is needed for those with PTSD.
Patients owe Scots NHS £3.2m in treatment costs
A failure to identify those patients not entitled to free NHS care is costing Scotland's health boards dear, say MSPs.
Tinnitus: What it is like living with the condition
What's it like living with tinnitus and what are the best ways of managing the condition.
Codilia designs false lashes for cancer patients.
After Codilia Gapare was diagnosed with breast cancer, there was one problem she decided to try to fix herself.
The battle for lipoedema surgery: 'I'm in constant pain'
Often mistaken for obesity, lipoedema is a life-changing condition that causes causes swollen limbs.
Knife crime: 1,000 young victims hospitalised last year
The NHS also says there has been a 54% rise in the number of victims aged 10 to 19 over five years.
Tanzania male MPs face circumcision call to stop HIV spread
A female MP calls for checks on whether male MPs had undergone the procedure.
Dame Sally Davies becomes Cambridge’s Trinity College master
Dame Sally Davies is to become the first woman in the top job at Trinity College, Cambridge.
'I nearly aborted my baby because of an unreliable test'
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.
Beer before wine? It makes no difference to a hangover
A study finds the order in which you have alcoholic drinks makes no difference to your hangover.
Venezuela crisis: A health system in a state of collapse
Inside the hospital where there's barely running water, let alone medicines.
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