Rich only?

New advice says we need to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg but is this only a diet for the wealthy?

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 4:42 pm

Greater Manchester patients to get seven-day GP access

£41m plans to increase GP access are approved by the board running Greater Manchester's NHS budget.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 10:10 am

Straight women have fewest orgasms

US study explores "orgasm gap" between genders and different sexual orientations.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 8:10 am

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 6:11 am

Anorexia 'improved by electrode therapy'

Inserting electrodes into the brain could help people with severe anorexia, a study suggests.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 6:33 pm

Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby

Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 2:55 pm

Hospital appointments: RCS warning over waiting lists

The Royal College of Surgeons warns that patients in NI are waiting too long for surgery.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 12:27 pm

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:23 am

Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil

A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 8:23 pm

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'

Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 8:07 pm

Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 8:05 pm

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 6:01 pm

10,000 steps a day is a meaningless fitness goal, says science

A scientist in the US thinks fitness apps could be "doing more harm than good".

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 11:28 am

Is this snail the next medical breakthrough?

The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 11:09 am

Testosterone replacement for men 'trade-off with risks'

In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 10:40 am

Facebook investigates fake cancer child post

A mother seeks to make Facebook block an account that posted images falsely claiming her son had cancer.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 9:15 am

Jeepers Creepers

After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 7:59 am

Hospital cuts planned in most of England

Hospital services in nearly two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled back, BBC analysis shows.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 6:02 am

What future for E numbers after Brexit?

How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 4:28 am

The meerkats helping disabled people

The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 3:19 am

Fearne Cotton talks about her struggle with depression

The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 3:03 am

Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks

This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 12:05 am

Children's hospital is first to be rated 'outstanding'

Birmingham Children's Hospital, criticised for failings eight years ago, now declared "outstanding" by inspectors.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:27 pm

Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'

It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:09 pm

The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil

Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:18 pm