BBC News - Health
Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'
Trips to empty the bladder were reduced and quality of life improved, a study found.
British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough
British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'
Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types.
Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests
Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.
Non-terminal patient fights right to die law
Omid - who suffers an incurable, but not terminal, condition - aims to take his case to the High Court.
Childhood obesity: Cut unhealthy food multi-buy offers - MPs
The rules on junk food advertising should also be tougher, MPs on the Health Select Committee say.
Major pancreatic cancer study launched
A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients.
Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby
Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin.
Spider venom may offer stroke therapy
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
'Wide awake drunk' on energy drinks and alcohol mix
Mixing caffeine-laden energy drinks with alcohol is a risky combination on a night out, scientists warn.
Doctor admits misleading over Ebola
Dr Hannah Ryan took the temperature of Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey hours before she fell seriously ill.
Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth
It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.
'How drawing helped me to talk about my feelings'
Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died.
'I worried I might not be able to have kids'
Denise Campbell Brown married her husband in September last year. On honeymoon she discovered she had fibroids, a condition that affects around one in three women.
Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy makes 'big improvement'
A girl with cerebral palsy who once modelled for a clothes retailer has seen her condition improve.
'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor
A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.
Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation
Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.
How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability
Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.
'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'
A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.
Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children
Unvaccinated children would be banned from childcare centres under a government plan.
Can sweat patches revolutionise diabetes?
A new sensor can analyse sweat to monitor sugar levels.
Cardboard cribs
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?
'Out of control'
Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.
Obesity crisis
Could global trade in vegetable oil be to blame for our growing obesity crisis?
Binding decisions
After singer Rochelle Humes turns hers into art, we look at what else you can do with an umbilical cord.
Post-partum psychosis
As Mother's Day approaches one new mother shares the devastating experience of post-partum psychosis.
Key unanswered questions
What we still don't know about the Zika virus and microcephaly.
What you need to know
An alarming and disturbing infection linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains is spreading.
'The worst day of my life'
The threat of the Zika virus has now become international, but the alarm was raised in Brazil last year when a growing number of cases of microcephaly began to emerge.
The mosquito menace
Why the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus is flourishing in the urban environment.