Jones 'not afraid' of NHS scrutiny

First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 7:27 am

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:47 am

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 4:06 am

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:27 pm

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:31 am

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 9:07 am

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:00 am

VIDEO: Clock change 'decreases activity'

Moving the clocks forward by an extra hour all year in the UK could lead to children getting more exercise every day, according to researchers.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:57 am

VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:49 am

Ebola crisis: 'We need help, serious help'

Sierra Leone sailor asks for international help to end the epidemic

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 1:52 am

'Sunshine can slow weight gain'

Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of diabetes, research on mice suggests.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

Ebola blood-therapy team set up

An international team of scientists is set up to determine the effectiveness of using the blood of Ebola-survivors as a treatment.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 10:24 am

US 'probes hackable' medical devices

US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:52 am

Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:15 am

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:30 am

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 1:09 am

Six surprising Ebola numbers

Six surprising figures from the frontline

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 8:29 pm

Experts aim to reduce stillbirths

Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:47 pm

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:46 pm

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

How one hospital copes with change

How one Dorset hospital is trying to better serve its elderly patients

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:36 pm

The NHS plan: Five things we've learned

Nick Triggle on the key points in the NHS plan

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 pm

Analysis: Plan 'packs a punch'

The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:34 pm

VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 5:47 pm