'I was given paracetamol after heart attack'

Lisa Price shares her account of when she was misdiagnosed after her heart attack.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 5:54 am

Autism in girls and women 'undiagnosed'

Millie is 14, and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome two years ago - a condition that often goes undiagnosed in women and girls.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 1:52 am

'I didn't know drinking would harm my child'

South Africa has the highest reported rate of babies born with foetal alcohol syndrome - Nomsa Maseko reports from the Western Cape.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 12:19 am

EpiPen maker to sell cheaper generic version

The maker of the EpiPen allergy drug will start selling a generic version in the wake of criticism about steep price increases.

Posted on: 29 August 2016 | 10:58 am

How a pig transformed my autistic son's life

A mother has told BBC 5 live Daily's Adrian Chiles how a pet pig transformed their autistic son's life.

Posted on: 29 August 2016 | 10:41 am

Zika virus: Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted cases

Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of the Zika virus in people who had not travelled to Zika-affected areas, meaning the virus has spread locally.

Posted on: 28 August 2016 | 10:03 pm

Debunking Zambia's prostate cancer myths

The lone Zambian voice trying to trying to raise awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 6:04 am

Transplant patient: 'My third face'

Patrick Hardison, the volunteer fireman who underwent the world's most extensive face transplant, on his new-found hope.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:33 pm

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 6:45 pm

Potent pills

With ecstasy, or MDMA, being bought more freely on the dark net, the drug is growing in popularity - and in strength.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 6:31 pm

'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians

Doctors are warning musicians to clean the inside of their wind or brass instruments regularly, to protect them from a fatal condition that's being called "bagpipe lung."

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 10:31 am

Antrim Area Hospital: Man says human rights 'violated' by DNR order

A County Antrim man who was unaware that a "do not resuscitate" (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file says he feels his human rights have been violated.

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 12:12 am

'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians

Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, say doctors.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 6:24 pm

Could mouthwash combat gonorrhoea?

Gargling with simple mouthwash might be a way to halt the spread of gonorrhoea, researchers believe.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 6:18 pm

Life as an obstetrician in a war zone

In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city's many power blackouts.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 2:52 pm

Pfizer to buy cancer drug firm Medivation for $14bn

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer confirms it will buy a cancer drug firm Medivation for about $14bn (£10.7bn).

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 6:17 am

Living in fear

Argentina is one of the world's largest exporters of genetically-modified soya. It's big business, but some local residents fear herbicides used by the industry could be making them sick.

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 4:18 am

Smallpox eradication 'giant' Donald Henderson dies at 87

US doctor Donald Henderson, who led a successful campaign to wipe out smallpox worldwide, has died at the age of 87.

Posted on: 21 August 2016 | 2:47 pm

Greece bans blood donations in 12 districts over malaria - reports

Twelve districts of Greece have banned blood donations because of malaria, with four out of 65 recent cases contracted inside Greece, Greek media report.

Posted on: 21 August 2016 | 6:52 am

Parkinson's could potentially be detected by an eye test

Researchers say they have discovered a new experimental method of observing changes in the eye, which could detect Parkinson's disease before symptoms develop.

Posted on: 17 August 2016 | 9:02 pm

Golfers have unusual hips, study suggests

Professional golfers are likely to have oddly shaped hip joints, researchers have discovered.

Posted on: 16 August 2016 | 12:30 pm

Viruses 'more dangerous in the morning'

Viruses are more dangerous when they infect their victims in the morning, a University of Cambridge study suggests.

Posted on: 15 August 2016 | 6:35 pm

Yemen conflict: Air strike hits MSF hospital in Hajjah

An air strike hits a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in northern Yemen, killing at least 11 people, the medical charity says.

Posted on: 15 August 2016 | 5:09 pm

Easy access to online porn is 'damaging' men's health, says NHS therapist

An NHS sex therapist is warning about a surge in the number of young men suffering sexual health problems because of online pornography.

Posted on: 15 August 2016 | 1:00 am

Pregnant in Florida

The threat of Zika in the US has been known about for months. One pregnant women in Florida thinks more should have been done to tackle it.

Posted on: 13 August 2016 | 6:32 pm