VIDEO: Can pioneering paralysis therapy help others?

The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 4:21 pm

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 1:39 pm

'Tissue of lies' over health service

Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for telling a "tissue of lies" about the state of the Welsh NHS.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 12:50 pm

VIDEO: More UK medics travel to Ebola area

International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 12:49 pm

Cut in winter heating guidance

Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:16 am

NHS drafts in extra A&E doctors

The NHS is recruiting about 260 extra doctors in an effort to ease pressure on accident and emergency units in England, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 10:06 am

NHS 'to grind to halt' with dementia

The NHS will "grind to a halt" unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns Wales' only professor of geriatrics.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 5:04 am

VIDEO: UK Ebola vaccine tests continue

As UK efforts to find a vaccine for the Ebola virus continues, Tim Muffett met some of those trying to develop new treatments, and some of the volunteers willing to test it.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 1:44 am

More UK medics travel to Ebola area

About 100 army medics are travelling to Sierra Leone as part of UK efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak, as screening begins at Gatwick.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 12:35 am

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | 12:09 am

Man walks again after transplant

A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 11:31 pm

Scans reveal cause of winter blues

Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 8:21 pm

To walk again - the people behind the story

The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 7:12 pm

Living with smoker risks highlighted

Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 6:45 pm

VIDEO: Bondi Beach surfers fight depression

Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 2:07 pm

Ebola crisis: How Nigeria's Dr Adadevoh fought the virus

How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 2:01 pm

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 10:48 am

AUDIO: Nursing morale at 'heartbreaking' low

A nurse claims "heartbreaking" levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 10:43 am

NHS radiographers strike over pay

Radiographers across the UK hold a four-hour strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 9:43 am

Ebola: WHO under fire over response to epidemic

Global health body under fire over Ebola

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 8:02 am

VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives'

Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 7:21 am

Liver deaths rise linked to alcohol

Britain's drinking culture has sparked a worrying rise in liver disease deaths, warn health officials.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 6:28 am

Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 6:19 am

Untested drugs bill a step closer

A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 11:08 pm

When the average age of death was zero

The time when the average age of death was zero

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 9:03 pm