Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'
The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave this month describe their ordeal to the world's media. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says
Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thai cave boys to return to 'normal life' after meeting media
The 12 boys and their football coach will make their first public appearance since being rescued. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'
Helen Owen said women going through a similar experience should seek specialist help. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams 'proudly' seeking mental health help
The Destiny's Child singer has previously spoken about being depressed and "suicidal". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too many babies overfed, experts fear
Government advisers publish new guidance - the first in more than 20 years - on healthy feeding for babies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Britons ate down the ages
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause: Lack of specialist care 'limits treatments'
A woman who went through the menopause at 29 says she "missed out" on treatment options. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientist debunks health hoaxes with viral parody video
Jonathan Jarry's video about a fake cancer-curing moss has been viewed over nine million times. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is heading a football bad for your health?
Study of retired players hopes to provide a definitive answer on the risks of repeatedly heading the ball. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy gets £15m NHS payout
Holly Greenhow's mum says "no amount of money or apology will bring back what we should have had". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kent and Medway NHS hernia policy 'may be rationing' surgery
Some hernia patients have to show they have a serious complication to get surgery, doctors say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents warned over 'toxic' slime
Consumer group Which? is concerned the popular children's products are not being properly vetted. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Editing human embryos 'morally permissible'
An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adenomyosis: Pain '10 times worse than childbirth'
Three women describe living with the intense pain and heavy periods caused by adenomyosis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions
Researchers find bowel cancer screening can indicate whether people are at risk of other problems. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hot summer leading to 'toxic' algae
Blooms have flourished during the warm spell but they pose a health risk to humans and animals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS
Horsefly bites are painful and can lead to a skin infection that may require antibiotics, say doctors. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Cardiff woman who is allergic to water
Cherelle Farrugia, 25, breaks out in a painful rash every time she comes into contact with water. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The eye doctor who could not see the stars
Dr Andrew Bastawrous has invented an app that has been shown in clinical trials to help more children see clearly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven-year-old granted cannabis licence
The seven-year-old suffers from a severe form of epilepsy that can lead to frequent fits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mencap wins 'unaffordable' overnight back pay appeal
The charity argued it would be forced out of business by a £400m bill for the past six years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case
It is the largest payout over allegations that Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products cause cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peter Baldwin: Type 1 diabetes test backed after boy's death
Beth Baldwin campaigned for change after her son Peter died from Type 1 diabetes complications aged 13. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
Naomi Lea was 15 when she needed help to cope with panic attacks and self harm but there was a long wait. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
"Massive" pressure on mental health services for young people is put down to over-referral by schools. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast
Mountain goat, red deer, cereal grains and a toxic fern: What our ancestors ate 5,000 years ago. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS still reliant on 'archaic' fax machines
The outdated technology was last widely used in the 1990s. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Virtual reality cured my fear of heights'
How Fay Nugent beat her phobia by riding Wilber the Whale through a 10-storey tower block. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brothers spread positive message about Down's Syndrome
Brothers Alex and Nick are making a documentary about Down's Syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could artificial intelligence replace doctors?
UK company Babylon Health is testing an artificially intelligent medical chatbot in Rwanda. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emma's Diary faces fine for selling new mums' data to Labour
UK's data watchdog plans to fine the owner of the Emma's Diary baby advice and gift service £140,000. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TOWIE star: 'I bought cannabis oil for my friend'
Former TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong says she bought cannabis oil for her friend who was dying from breast cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food and music - caring for people with dementia the Caribbean way
Valerie Paragon has created an African-Caribbean cultural setting at a Birmingham care home. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol-related brain damage at 10-year high
The equivalent of two people a day required treatment for brain damage after sustained alcohol misuse. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cave rescue: The Australian diving doctor who stayed with the boys
The expert caver gave the OK for the boys to dive their way out and was among the last to leave. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stopping type 1 diabetes from birth
Experts believe they may have found a way to prevent the condition from developing in at risk babies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emerging sex disease MG 'could become next superbug'
It can lead to an infection of the reproductive organs in women that can cause infertility. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sophia Gibson: Cannabis oil wait girl admitted to hospital
Sophia Gibson is in intensive care as her family waits to hear whether she can receive medicinal cannabis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alfie Dingley's medical cannabis let through UK border
It is believed to be the first time the banned oil has been allowed through the UK border. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links pollution to hospital visits
Scientists use patient records to confirm air pollution spikes with hospital admissions and GP visits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cave rescue: Final push under way in Thailand
A ninth boy emerges as divers push to complete the rescue of a football team from a flooded cave. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cave rescue: Eight rescued Thai boys in 'good health'
Officials say they hope to get the remaining four boys and their football coach out on Tuesday. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nadiya Hussain on the sugar tax, takeaways and Bake Off adverts
The Bake Off winner doesn't think the rising cost will put people off buying sugary drinks. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Opening the grief of miscarriage'
Anna Whitehouse tells how sharing her experiences of five miscarriages was "essential" for her. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Children failed at vulnerable point
An NHS investigation was sparked by the suicide of an 18-year-old shortly after moving from child to adult care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news