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Macular degeneration: 'I've been given my sight back'
3/19/2018 12:00:03 PM   Source : BBC Health
Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.

Chantelle Millward on Orkambi drug for cystic fibrosis patients
3/19/2018 11:17:22 AM   Source : BBC Health
MPs are debating a petition calling for all people with cystic fibrosis to be given the life-changing, but very expensive, drug.

'Game changer' treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients
3/18/2018 8:48:42 PM   Source : BBC Health
Louise Willetts says she is completely well following treatment that was originally used on cancer patients.

Baby left at Jersey hospital with 'cord attached'
3/18/2018 11:08:37 AM   Source : BBC Health
Police have said they are "extremely concerned" about the baby's mother's welfare.

Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness, study suggests
3/17/2018 9:59:44 PM   Source : BBC Health
A study finds men with low sperm counts are more likely to have health issues that put them at risk.

What does your knee sound like inside?
3/17/2018 9:39:02 PM   Source : BBC Health
A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology is developing a stethoscope for your knees.

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'
3/17/2018 9:24:12 PM   Source : BBC Health
A study finds chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors.

Dorset orchestra forms 'first ensemble of disabled musicians'
3/17/2018 8:38:16 PM   Source : BBC Health
The musicians hope to show that disabled people can and should be more involved in classical music.

Living healthily in Qatar: Why's it hard?
3/17/2018 8:12:54 PM   Source : BBC Health
In Qatar, over 70% of the population is overweight or obese.

Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'
3/16/2018 10:29:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union.

TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'
3/16/2018 7:54:11 AM   Source : BBC Health
ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack".

Worcestershire Royal Hospital's ambulance wait 'catastrophe'
3/16/2018 7:27:09 AM   Source : BBC Health
Ambulance service bosses have warned Worcestershire Royal that patients face "significant risk of harm".

'I wish I had the confidence to go out without make-up'
3/16/2018 6:01:13 AM   Source : BBC Health
Twenty-nine-year-old Tracy has acne, and worries about what people think of her at work.

'You have to present the perfect face online'
3/16/2018 5:55:12 AM   Source : BBC Health
Lex has rosacea and says it's hard to be honest about her skin online.

Pharmacists to 'cut care home medicines'
3/15/2018 9:31:52 PM   Source : BBC Health
The plan aims to review the number of medicines taken by residents, which can be 10 or more.

A better way to care for dementia patients
3/15/2018 8:15:11 PM   Source : BBC Health
Infrared technology and artificial intelligence offer a better way to take care of dementia patients. It can scan their vital signs 24 hours a day.

How I saw Stephen Hawking's death as a disabled person
3/15/2018 8:05:38 PM   Source : BBC Health
Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.

NHS accused of fuelling rise in opioid addiction
3/15/2018 1:15:50 PM   Source : BBC Health
GPs prescribed nearly 24 million potentially addictive painkillers, equivalent to 2,700 an hour.

Bad blood: The rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes
3/15/2018 11:59:58 AM   Source : BBC Health
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.

Platypus milk: How it could combat superbugs
3/15/2018 9:20:20 AM   Source : BBC Health
The weird semi-aquatic creature's milk could lead to the creation of a new type of antibiotic.

MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year
3/15/2018 5:02:14 AM   Source : BBC Health
Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, Commons committees say.

'I was suicidal and the NHS didn’t know what to do'
3/14/2018 11:07:22 PM   Source : BBC Health
At the age of 17 Sherry Denness tried to kill herself nine times in 10 days, and only then got the help she needed.

Hawking: Did he change views on disability?
3/14/2018 10:57:23 AM   Source : BBC Health
"I think he's done more than anyone else," says a former student.

Thousands more women with heavy periods to be offered test
3/14/2018 10:07:23 AM   Source : BBC Health
A hysteroscopy examines the inside of the womb and improves diagnosis, health officials say.

Skiing helps me take on the outside world
3/13/2018 9:47:48 PM   Source : BBC Health
George and his mum Gina explain how skiing helps him cope with his autism.

3/13/2018 8:03:41 PM   Source : BBC Health
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.

So terrified of eating I stopped growing at 11
3/13/2018 9:35:40 AM   Source : BBC Health
Allergies made a young dancer afraid of food and she was the size of a six-year-old at the age of 11.

Russian spy: What are nerve agents and what do they do?
3/12/2018 1:44:08 PM   Source : BBC Health
A nerve agent was used to poison a Russian former spy and his daughter. What are they and what do they do?

Girls' guide to what a 'normal' vulva looks like
3/12/2018 10:27:11 AM   Source : BBC Health
The online reference tool, designed by health experts, aims to stem the cosmetic surgery "designer vagina" trend.

Crossing the border for a sugar fix
3/12/2018 8:51:43 AM   Source : BBC Health
Norway has led the way in introducing a sugar tax - but not everybody in the country is a fan.

Endometriosis: 'Don't give up on getting help'
3/10/2018 8:40:41 PM   Source : BBC Health
One woman has finally found good care after years of struggling with the condition

'I had a hysterectomy after periods made me suicidal'
3/8/2018 8:32:24 PM   Source : BBC Health
For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.

Check the key targets in your area
3/8/2018 5:41:58 AM   Source : BBC Health
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

How a single punch changed soul singer Only Girl's life
3/6/2018 8:17:31 PM   Source : BBC Health
Ellen Murphy's boyfriend sustained brain damage in an unprovoked attack. She turned to music to help.

Share your NHS stories and memories with the BBC
2/13/2018 5:52:18 AM   Source : BBC Health
As the NHS turns 70 we want to hear from doctors, nurses, porters and patients, past and present about your memories and experiences

Why are some flu outbreaks so much worse than others?
1/18/2018 9:30:36 PM   Source : BBC Health
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.

'I spent savings rather than wait'
10/17/2017 7:03:52 PM   Source : BBC Health
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
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