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Medicinal cannabis: Why has it taken so long to get to patients?
2/15/2019 8:24:14 PM   Source : BBC Health
Medicinal cannabis was legalised in November 2018.

Short bursts of intense exercise 'better for weight loss'
2/15/2019 8:05:07 PM   Source : BBC Health
Researchers suggest bursts of high intensity workouts, like sprinting, are more effective for weight loss.

Tilly Lockey: 'I can paint with my bionic arms'
2/15/2019 7:24:43 AM   Source : BBC Health
Tilly Lockey, 13, has bionic arms that are so sophisticated she can now use a paintbrush and apply make-up.

Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggests
2/14/2019 7:37:28 PM   Source : BBC Health
Late risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests.

Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than thought'
2/14/2019 7:34:01 PM   Source : BBC Health
This helps doctors who often struggle to answer questions from patients on how they will last.

Super gonorrhoea: Why your STI could become untreatable
2/14/2019 7:14:01 PM   Source : BBC Health
The challenges facing health workers in the fight against the STI.

Call the Midwife: BBC in abortion advice row
2/14/2019 1:53:26 PM   Source : BBC Health
As Call the Midwife tackles the issue, BBC Action Line users say there is no advice on abortion.

Chemicals 'repair damaged neurons in mice'
2/14/2019 11:30:28 AM   Source : BBC Health
Some early studies in mice suggest drugs can be developed to halt mental decline, say scientists.

Down's syndrome: Parents help Michael and Alison find love
2/14/2019 7:23:01 AM   Source : BBC Health
A couple who both have Down's syndrome open up about their relationship.

A&E waits at worst level for 15 years in England
2/14/2019 6:53:11 AM   Source : BBC Health
Nearly 330,000 A&E patients waited for more than four hours last month in England.

'Know your cholesterol like you know your Pin code'
2/13/2019 7:54:56 PM   Source : BBC Health
Going for a free health check could flag up early signs of cardiovascular disease, health bodies say.

The hairdressing salon for people who have cancer
2/13/2019 7:28:50 PM   Source : BBC Health
The Feel Good Project is a place that people with cancer can go for beauty treatments, community support and specialist advice.

RAF Lakenheath: USAF nurses work in NHS hospitals
2/13/2019 7:16:09 PM   Source : BBC Health
NHS bosses say it means patients are being seen "more quickly" and US medics gain wider experience.

Mouldy jam: Should you eat what's beneath?
2/13/2019 1:04:58 PM   Source : BBC Health
Theresa May is said to eat jam after scraping mould off the surface. Is that safe?

Having HPV 'isn't rude or shameful'
2/13/2019 11:14:16 AM   Source : BBC Health
Most women have some form of the infection in their lifetime so shouldn't be embarrassed, experts say.

Cannabis use in teens linked to depression
2/13/2019 11:11:57 AM   Source : BBC Health
Experts link use of the drug in teenage years to cases of depression later in life.

Glasses in school scheme to aid pupils' reading
2/13/2019 6:19:52 AM   Source : BBC Health
A trial to get glasses to children who need them to improve their maths and reading skills has begun.

Send patients email not letters, GPs told
2/13/2019 6:13:27 AM   Source : BBC Health
Health Secretary Matt Hancock wants to see email used to communicate test results and prescriptions.

Spina bifida: Keeping fit when you are in a wheelchair
2/12/2019 7:10:38 PM   Source : BBC Health
Amelia Taylor-Ash trains at the gym with personal trainer Joe and isn't looking back.

How will Brits in Spain cope with no-deal Brexit?
2/12/2019 7:10:04 PM   Source : BBC Health
British pensioners in Europe worry about healthcare costs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

'Dr Evil': Wolverhampton modification artist admits GBH
2/12/2019 1:29:44 PM   Source : BBC Health
Brendan McCarthy ran a body modification emporium in Wolverhampton before his arrest.

Cervical cancer victim: 'I'm going to die'
2/12/2019 12:59:16 PM   Source : BBC Health
Julie O'Connor, 49, died on 4 February, after her condition was missed several times.

Fear wrong metal plates used to fix fractures
2/12/2019 9:14:19 AM   Source : BBC Health
Hospitals are told to review X-rays to check if patients have received the correct treatment for broken arms and legs.

West Bromwich family's 'nightmare' over £200k medical bill
2/12/2019 9:10:40 AM   Source : BBC Health
Mother-of-three Maxine Howell has been in an induced coma for a fortnight after falling ill in Mexico.

Young people told - become a care worker
2/12/2019 9:07:17 AM   Source : BBC Health
The government wants young people to work in the care sector as care workers and therapists.

Southmead Hospital cervical cancer inquiry 'too small'
2/12/2019 8:33:31 AM   Source : BBC Health
The family of a nurse who died after a hospital failed to spot her condition fear more are affected.

Essex baby's spine 'repaired' in the womb
2/12/2019 7:50:27 AM   Source : BBC Health
Bethan Simpson's daughter Eloise had a "foetal repair" carried out at 24 weeks after a spina bifida diagnosis.

Lyme disease can be diagnosed by 'bull's eye' rash alone
2/11/2019 8:31:02 PM   Source : BBC Health
The rash is diagnostic and means the patient needs urgent antibiotics, new guidelines tell doctors.

Catherine Wreford: The dancer with an 'invisible disease'
2/11/2019 8:05:59 PM   Source : BBC Health
Catherine Wreford, 39, has a malignant brain tumour - but that isn't stopping her from performing.

Smoking in pregnancy: Stigma 'causes women to do it in private'
2/11/2019 7:38:33 PM   Source : BBC Health
Expectant mothers are smoking in private because of judgement from doing so in public, a study claims.

Would you be happy to see your doctor online?
2/11/2019 7:20:45 PM   Source : BBC Health
Video consultations are saving doctors time and money, but are they good for patients, too?

Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit
2/11/2019 2:29:45 PM   Source : BBC Health
Ethan Lindenberger took to the website to ask whether he could get vaccines without his parents .

Teen kickboxer Scott Marsden's death 'tragic fluke'
2/11/2019 11:11:13 AM   Source : BBC Health
Scott Marsden, 14 from Sheffield, died when a blow to his chest caused cardiac arrest.

Partner of man who killed himself calls for mental health review
2/11/2019 7:58:09 AM   Source : BBC Health
Luke Henderson's partner claims he asked for medical help eight times in the week leading up to his death.

Breast cancer: Scan younger women at risk, charity says
2/11/2019 4:51:35 AM   Source : BBC Health
Research suggests screening for 35 to 39-year-olds with a family history can reveal the disease early.

Is young people's mental health getting worse?
2/10/2019 11:30:22 PM   Source : BBC Health
Social media and school pressures are often blamed for a rise in young people saying they need help.

Calls for change in law on PTSD related deaths
2/10/2019 9:16:07 PM   Source : BBC Health
Family and friends of a former soldier who took his own life say more support is needed for those with PTSD.

'I nearly aborted my baby because of an unreliable test'
2/7/2019 11:50:38 PM   Source : BBC Health
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.

Beer before wine? It makes no difference to a hangover
2/7/2019 8:56:58 PM   Source : BBC Health
A study finds the order in which you have alcoholic drinks makes no difference to your hangover.

Women cold water swimming in Gower to help menopause
2/7/2019 8:28:29 PM   Source : BBC Health
Alison Owen started cold water swimming around the Gower Peninsula after she left her teaching job.

'How a smartphone saved my mother's life'
2/7/2019 7:04:31 PM   Source : BBC Health
The smartphone is becoming a powerful medical tool that can diagnose a growing number of conditions.

Discrimination: ‘I can’t take your guide dog, I’ve got an allergy’
2/5/2019 10:50:46 PM   Source : BBC Health
BBC journalist Damon Rose went to court after a taxi driver broke the law and refused to take him and his guide dog.

More veg, fewer burgers - can a family learn to like the planetary health diet?
2/1/2019 7:54:49 PM   Source : BBC Health
One family tell how they adapted to switching their sausages and burgers to tofu and beans.

The breakthroughs that could save our lives
12/28/2018 10:02:39 PM   Source : BBC Health
From reversing blindness and paralysis to new treatments for cancer and infertility.

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area
12/13/2018 5:59:21 AM   Source : BBC Health
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations, A&E and mental health treatment.
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