Tube 'Please offer me a seat' badges for hidden disabilities

Transport for London will trial a "Please offer me a seat" badge for people with hidden disabilities or health conditions.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 9:33 am

Southern Health NHS Trust boss Katrina Percy resigns

The chief executive of troubled Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Katrina Percy, resigns over "media attention".

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 9:18 am

'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

Third 'given wrong initial heart attack diagnosis'

Almost a third of patients in England and Wales are being given the wrong initial diagnosis after a heart attack - with women having a far higher chance of being affected, a study suggests.

Posted on: 30 August 2016 | 3:11 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

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

'Patients at risk' from length of GP consultations

The health of patients is being put at risk because GPs are being forced to carry out complex consultations in 10 minutes or less, doctors are warning.

Posted on: 29 August 2016 | 8:57 am

Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis

A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.

Posted on: 28 August 2016 | 7:02 pm

New tax needed to fund NHS and care, says ex-minister

A new tax is needed to ensure the UK has a properly funded health and social care system, doctor and former minister Dan Poulter says.

Posted on: 28 August 2016 | 11:23 am

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

NHS cuts 'planned across England'

Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services across England, including ward closures, according to draft documents seen by the BBC.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 2:49 am

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy 'magic dolls'

Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use 'magic dolls' to simulate the needs of a new baby do not work, according to a study in The Lancet.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 6:59 pm

'Unsafe' Stafford hospital A&E closed to children

Children's accident and emergency services at a troubled hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 8:59 am

Warnings despite upturn in NHS finances

Health bosses are warning the NHS in England is still in a precarious position despite an upturn in its financial performance in recent months.

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 7:28 am

Rotavirus infections 'greatly reduced' since vaccine

Rotavirus infections have fallen by 84% in England since a vaccine has been offered to young babies, figures from Public Health England suggest.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 8:10 pm

Barbecued rare burgers 'pose food poisoning risk'

The Food Standards Agency is warning people not to eat burgers that are pink in the middle, to avoid the risk of food poisoning at barbecues this summer.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 8:10 pm

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

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?

Posted on: 23 August 2016 | 7:43 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

Gargled message

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

Spider silk helps creates microscope superlens

Spider silk is used to create a superlens for a microscope, allowing Bangor University scientists to view objects previously deemed "invisible".

Posted on: 22 August 2016 | 6:27 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