BBC News - Health
Low-income African countries 'pay 30 times more' for drugs
Lack of competition means quality is poor and prices are high, a leading health expert tells the BBC.
The 'brutal reality' for alcohol-damaged children
A new support service is launched to help families with children who were exposed to alcohol in the womb.
Lyme disease has 'dominated' my life
Morven-May MacCallum speaks out as GPs are urged to be vigilant about the infection spread by ticks.
Deadly Ebola outbreak 'not global threat'
But World Health Organization says it is an emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo and needs more funding.
Divorce likely to put weight on children, study finds
Study compared the weights of children whose parents had broken up with those whose parents had not.
Tattoo parlours pose infection risk, warn health experts
With one in five adults now having a tattoo, more should be done to protect the public, a report says.
Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda
The BBC has uncovered evidence that prescription drugs have been taken out of circulation by health workers and sold on illegally.
Music festival lighting 'can trigger epileptic fits'
Strobe lighting at dance music festivals can increase the risk of epileptic seizures, researchers warn.
Contaminated blood inquiry: 'My four brothers died'
John Cornes, one of six brothers infected by contaminated blood, said his family had been "ripped apart".
The gay men breaking blood donation rules
The men believe who they have sex with should not prevent them from giving blood.
What does personalised medicine mean for you?
Technology is making it possible to tailor treatments to ever smaller groups of patients.
Contaminated blood: What caused the NHS scandal?
The infection of up to 30,000 people with contaminated blood is one of the biggest NHS scandals.
Barnsley mum: Neonatal herpes nearly took my baby
Ashleigh White’s son Noah became seriously ill after being infected with neonatal herpes.
Postpartum psychosis: 'I always feared I’d go mad, and when I had my son I did'
Jen Wight had a good job, was happily married and had just given birth to a baby boy. But then things started to go wrong.
Big data 'can stop malaria outbreaks before they start'
Technology in Norway is helping to stop malaria deaths thousands of miles away in Bangladesh.
Blood donation: What are the rules about giving blood?
The number of men and women giving blood in the UK has fallen - here's how to know if you can do it.
Measles vaccine fears cost me my children
One Filipino mother's worst fears were realised when her unvaccinated children caught measles.
Danniella Westbrook: Drug-free EastEnders star 'to train as therapist'
Danniella Westbrook says she is drug and alcohol-free for the first time in years.
BAME doctors more likely to be investigated than white ones
David Sellu tells his story as BBC figures suggest BAME doctors are proportionally more likely to be investigated than white doctors.
'One tiny wound cost me my hand'
A firefighter tells how a training accident led to a four-year battle to save his injured hand.
Can cannabis treatments save my child?
Scottish parents are smuggling prescription cannabis into the country to give to their seriously ill children.