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The Royal College of Surgeons warns that patients in NI are waiting too long for surgery.
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy
Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.
Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
A scientist in the US thinks fitness apps could be "doing more harm than good".
The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.
In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?
After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.
NHS Wales is doing as well as - and in some areas better than - other UK nations in a range of health quality indicators.
A mother seeks to make Facebook remove a viral post that falsely claims her young son has cancer.
How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.
The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen
The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.
This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.
Birmingham Children's Hospital, criticised for failings eight years ago, now declared "outstanding" by inspectors.
There are proposals to close hospitals or cut services in over half of local areas, a BBC analysis shows.
It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.
Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.