New cancer machine treats first patient in UK
A pioneering new machine allows doctors to see tumours as they administer radiotherapy to them. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life as a young dementia carer
Krastan Antonov, 24, wants to remain working as a carer despite better paid jobs being available. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to help a friend who's struggling with mental health
Mental health nurse Laura Nuttall says encouraging them to see a GP is a "great stepping stone". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laxative sales may be restricted under government review
The government is considering action amid fears they are being abused by people with eating disorders. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists call for pudding and sweet soft drinks ban in schools
Dentists are asking the Scottish government for a "bolder approach" on healthy food choices in schools. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Five hour journey for anorexia help
One teenage girl has to travel five hours to London to get treatment for anorexia due to a lack of Welsh services. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity 'to be linked to more female cancers' than smoking
Cancer Research UK predicts excess weight will be linked to more cancers in women than tobacco in 25 years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women harassed after seeking sperm donors online
One woman says a potential donor turned out to be married and had undergone a vasectomy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women seeking sperm donor online harassed
One woman says a potential donor turned out to be married and had undergone a vasectomy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contaminated blood scandal inquiry is 'too little, too late'
Barbara's husband was a victim of the contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Care job vacancies in England rise to 110,000
The government will launch an adult social care recruitment campaign to promote care careers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contaminated blood scandal: Inquiry 'must uncover truth'
A public inquiry into a contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead is due to begin. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child mental health: Camhs 'not fit for purpose'
Families say children have to be suicidal before they receive help. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life as a medical photographer at Addenbrooke's Hospital
See what life is like as a medical photographer at a city hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I'm happy 'living flat' after breast cancer
Juliet, who blogs about her recovery from cancer, explains why she didn’t want breast reconstruction after her mastectomy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England
Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering a cheaper eye treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling
Doctors says the savings could amount to significant improvements in patient care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure the violence?
London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure London's violence?
London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'
When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changing the lives of people with dementia
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turning around the lives of dementia patients
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?
It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Periods 'keeping girls out of school'
Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say
The Prep drug is cost-effective and proven to work, three MPs say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking
The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'We're in love but never have sex'
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 10 times in the past year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'We haven't had sex in three years'
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 11 times in the past year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jelly treats for people with dementia
After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jelly treats for dementia sufferers
After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are drink-driving limits too high?
How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making sure you get the right type of calorie
Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge - the "quality" calorie. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grenfell: Back to the school
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors - what's it like to return? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria disrupts Northern Ireland breast milk service
Donated breast milk held in the County Fermanagh facility is destroyed after a bug is found in the water supply. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'
Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race
An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
Pro-marijuana activists in South Africa cheer in court following the landmark ruling. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'
Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier
A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12
Luke Watkins first experienced psychosis at 12 years old - he didn't talk about it for a decade. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I've performed 23,000 post-mortems'
Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave
When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS
Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call to ban early baby sex tests
The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call to ban early baby gender tests
The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum's fight to keep Southampton respite service open
A campaigning mother explains why respite services are so important. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study
Major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news