BBC News - Health
Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case.
Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says
Millions of Americans could lose insurance under a Senate bill, a congressional report says.
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli fraud trial opens in New York
The former pharmaceutical chief denies operating a Ponzi-like scheme that cheated investors.
Tick saliva 'gold mine' blocks killer heart condition
Oxford scientists are excited by the prospect of making a drug from a bug.
Suntans on children 'are not healthy'
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, not glowing health, NHS England and the Met Office remind parents.
Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders
A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.
Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN
There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.
Magnets used to control flickering eyes
A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.
Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'
Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.
Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'
A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.
Measuring muscle gap 'helps players back on their feet'
The technique was tested on Barcelona footballers and their prized muscles.
Make-up artist offers free makeovers to cancer patients
Make-up artist Natalie Crawford wants to help others after she lost her breasts, ovaries and hair.
NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.
How Syrian refugees battle against cancer
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
What happens when you're sleep deprived?
A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.
Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.
Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women
Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.
Kid, 4, steals show during sickle cell Derbyshire chat
Gabriel, 4, gets distracted on set during a Victoria Derbyshire discussion on sickle cell disease.
Pioneering proton beam therapy for 10-year-old girl
Amelia Brome from Lancashire was diagnosed with cancer in January 2017.
Older fathers have 'geekier sons'
They are more focused, intelligent and less bothered about fitting in, say scientists.
Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom
More must be done to protect young people from cosmetic procedure industry, a report says.
Out of control
Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'
Peace at last
Fifteen years ago there was no such thing as palliative care - care for the dying - in Mongolia. Now there is, thanks to Odontuya Davaasuren.
Hymen surgery
Tunisian women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading some to have hymen surgery.
Safe sex revolution
Amelia Martyn-Hemphill meets the man behind Thailand's safe sex revolution
Rehydrating the bodies
Dr Alejandro Hernández Cárdenas has developed a new technique to help identify corpses.
Small and bullet-shaped
A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse security staff.
Poison pill
A Canadian doctor says one short letter managed to convince doctors that opioids were safe.