Brain surgery revolution

A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:29 pm

Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack

Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 7:20 pm

Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says

But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:51 pm

UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 12:01 pm

Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale

Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:05 am

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'

Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:17 am

Do you know blood cancer symptoms?

Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 7:03 pm

Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn

Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 6:40 am

Measles vaccine: 'I cheated my daughter'

Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:48 am

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'

Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 6:54 pm

BBC reporter Satnam Rana films her breast cancer diary

The 40-year-old says she hopes to persuade more women to check themselves after she found a lump.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 1:03 pm

Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death

Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | 10:04 am

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?

It doesn't mean you have a split personality or that you always become violent, a charity campaign says.

Posted on: 17 September 2017 | 9:45 pm

'Kinder treatments in pipeline' for child brain cancer

Researchers discover that there are seven types of most common malignant child brain cancer.

Posted on: 17 September 2017 | 9:43 pm

Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'It's crippling sickness'

One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.

Posted on: 15 September 2017 | 6:10 pm

Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

US scientists say their technology could have a "significant impact" around the world.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | 7:13 pm

NHS workers demand 3.9% pay rise

Fourteen unions write to the chancellor following the lifting of the pay cap for police and prison officers.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | 6:56 pm

Selena Gomez reveals kidney transplant, best friend was donor

The US singer says she had a kidney transplant this summer, which was linked to her lupus.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | 6:33 am

Women 'more likely to lose interest in sex than men'

A lack of emotional closeness affects both men and women's desire for sex, a study suggests.

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | 7:01 pm

What’s it like to be awake during brain surgery?

Lisa Upton had brain surgery to remove a tumour and was wide awake throughout the entire process.

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | 4:21 pm

More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

Using antibiotics to protect against infection will save more babies' lives, say experts.

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | 7:35 pm

'I had a stillbirth when I was homeless and almost died'

Odette was sleeping rough in a park when she found out she was pregnant.

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | 6:34 pm

'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

Mothers-to-be are still advised to avoid all alcohol "just in case", because it may not be completely safe.

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | 11:15 am

Living with pain

Alison Morton was 25 when she was diagnosed with an illness that leaves her with constant pain and profound fatigue.

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | 4:04 am

Prescription drug pregabalin linked to death rise

A BBC investigation has seen first-hand of the devastating impact of the prescription drug pregabalin which has 'flooded' the black market.

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | 1:29 am