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Updated 2017-08-19 01:32
Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
Health officials target pizzas, burgers and ready meals to help tackle child obesity in government drive.
Newcastle health boss Sir Leonard Fenwick sacked
Longest serving NHS chief executive Sir Leonard Fenwick called it "an orchestrated witch hunt".
Mental health services patchy, says PM
Theresa May says the UK's mental health services are "patchy" and has told Newsbeat she's going to review them.
Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'
Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts.
Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait
A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.
Maternity 'must improve' at baby-deaths hospital trust
Progress is made at the Shrewsbury and Telford trust but maternity services must improve, the CQC says.
Meningitis jab uptake 'worryingly low'
School-leavers are being urged to be immunised against the highly aggressive strain.
Time spent frail in old age 'doubles'
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
Drug deaths in Scotland rose by 23% in 2016
The total number of fatal overdoses was recorded at 867 in 2016 - nearly a quarter higher than 2015.
Apology over Indian blood donation 'embarrassment'
A "communication breakdown" meant 100 members of the Indian community were not allowed to give blood.
Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals
More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms.
Plants 'hijacked' to make polio vaccine
A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines.
Reunion after baby umbilical cord drama in Derbyshire
Baby Ella was struggling to breathe after getting her neck caught on the umbilical cord during her birth.
Baby box scheme rolled out across Scotland
The Scottish government hopes the initiative will help give every baby the best possible start in life.
Why Scottish babies might start sleeping in cardboard boxes
Baby boxes containing essential items are to be delivered to new mothers across Scotland.
'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.
NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online
Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
Yemen cholera epidemic: Cases exceed 500,000 in four months
The overall caseload has declined since early July, but 5,000 people a day are still being infected.
Anger and hatred can make us feel happy, says study
People have higher life satisfaction if they feel emotions they desire - even if they are unpleasant.
Breast cancer helpline founder paid herself £31,000
Wendy Watson, who was awarded an MBE in 2012, has resigned as a charity trustee over the "error".
Scottish ministers urged to lead fight against 'period poverty'
A Labour MSP says access to sanitary products should be a basic right for anyone who needs them.
'Flying doctors' service extended to cover north Wales
Specialist doctors are to join Wales Air Ambulance crews to treat seriously injured patients faster.
Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
Medevac E.coli woman Caroline Hope dies in hospital
Teacher Caroline Hope became infected while receiving cancer treatment in Turkey.
Sarah Reed death: Mentally ill 'should not be assessed in prison'
The mother of a woman who killed herself in prison speaks out against the prison system.
'Raise your voices'
A blog on birth trauma is prompting women to share their own difficult experiences.
Type 2 diabetes rise in children 'disturbing'
More than 600 children and teenagers are being treated for the condition in England and Wales, experts warn.
Brian Blessed 'bit off' umbilical cord delivering baby
Actor, director and Grampy Rabbit in Peppa Pig, Brian Blessed reveals Four Things You Don't Know About Me
Hard enough already
Flying with a wheelchair is hard enough - it's even harder when it's broken in transit.
Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong
Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland are said to have received tainted eggs.
Eggs scandal: 700,000 sent to UK but risk is 'unlikely'
UK supermarkets have withdrawn several products which contain eggs, including sandwiches and salads.
Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests
Researchers from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney call the news "a double breakthrough".
Surgeon had no consent for boy's genital op
A family gets apologies from the hospital and surgeon, who they brand "not trustworthy".
Surgery waiting numbers highest in decade, says NHS England
More than four million people are waiting for surgery in England.
Hundreds more surviving heart failure in hospital, study shows
More patients are being treated by specialists and given crucial medicines in English and Welsh hospitals.
Thousands of patient follow-up letters not sent to GPs
Worcestershire NHS Trust says some patients may not have got the care they should have.
Labour criticises government hospital asset sales
Figures show the amount of NHS land in England earmarked for sale has more than doubled in a year.
Three women over 60 talk honestly about their sex lives
Three women over 60 speak openly to BBC Radio 5 live about their sex lives.
Widow shocked over husband's 'avoidable' death
Princess Diana's ex-doctor is being sued by the woman, who alleges negligence in her husband's treatment.
Third of men say work a factor in mental health problems
Andrew Ormerod explains how his unsustainable workload led to mental health problems.
Third of men with poor mental health blame jobs, says Mind
Men are more likely than women to suffer mental health problems brought on by work, Mind says.
Medical school places to increase next year
Having pledged a 25% rise in student doctors, the government confirms a smaller increase for next year.
'I chose surgery due to a lack of toilets'
Marni Smyth chose to have a suprapubic catheter fitted to help retain her independence.
NHS to fund baby Oliver's US heart operation
Oliver's parents had so far raised £130,000 of the £150,000 needed for the life-saving operation.
Row over £1.3m 10,000 new NHS dental places funding
The British Dental Association says the Welsh Government is reinvesting money taken from the service.
Dr Derek Gatherer on catching and avoiding norovirus
Explaining how to stave off the norovirus, which is suspected of making some World Championships athletes ill.
UK rations hepatitis B vaccine amid global shortage
People planning to travel abroad from the UK may not be able to get their jab in time, say experts.
PKU funding battle: Family wins High Court challenge over drug
A High Court judge has quashed an NHS decision not to fund the seven-year-old's medication.
Sea bug attack: Why was a wading teenager left covered in blood?
An incident that left an Australian boy covered in blood has been described as "very unusual".
Maternity wards closed 382 times last year in England
More than 40% of trusts in England temporarily shut wards, figures obtained by Labour suggest.