BBC News - Health
Updated: 1 hour 23 min ago
Swabs of vaginal bacteria, which some say helps the immune system, may be doing more harm than good.
The medicines regulator seizes 114 potentially unreliable home-testing kits.
Guidance calls for councils in England to make it easier for elderly and disabled people to cross the road.
Potential foreign nursing recruits to the NHS say the current language test is too difficult.
Many female doctors in Pakistan drop out when they start a family. There's a new scheme to help them continue in practice by doing online video clinics on their laptops.
The payout - to a woman who developed ovarian cancer - is the largest award so far against the firm.
Ashbrooke Care Home was closed after an unannounced inspection found "systemic care failings".
Health officials did not follow procedures over sex assault complaints against a worker who later killed his neighbour.
Vicky Veness shared a photo of herself looking healthy that was taken just hours before she was diagnosed.
Tweeting abuse can be as "equally devastating" as shouting it, prosecutors are told.
The new test - which has a reduced risk of miscarriage - will be offered from next year.
A group of artisans are working with amputees in an effort to make artificial limbs more personal.
A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten.
Chloe Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support.
A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests.
NHS Trusts demand the same 80% rebate granted to those private hospitals that register as charities.
The scientist backed the NHS in a speech that was critical of government policy and Jeremy Hunt.
These mums had traumatic births, and they want more to see more honesty about the toll it can take.
Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.
A few tips on the rare cosmic event, which last stretched across the US coast to coast 99 years ago.