Criminals end up with 'smaller brains'
Scans suggest people who show antisocial behaviour throughout life have some brain abnormalities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rapid tests to help tackle Glasgow's HIV outbreak
Results are available in minutes as the city tackles the worst outbreak of the infection in decades. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgender patients self-medicating over NHS waits
One woman, who has waited over two years to be seen, said it had left her suicidal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Rescue plan 'considered' for Britons trapped on cruise
The Foreign office is contacting the 74 people trapped in Japan to ask if they want to fly home. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeon suspended over treatment concerns
The doctor worked at the same private healthcare firm as rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egg-freezing: What's the success rate?
The fertility expert Lord Winston warns the success rate could be as low as 1% but others say it is considerably higher. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How safe are breast implants?
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I lost my left ear to my tanning addiction'
Anthea Smith tells the BBC's Laura Mcmullan, who also had skin cancer, that she used sunbeds for years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young onset Parkinson's disease surgery gives Luton man 'lifeline'
The disease, which normally affects people later in life, forced Ryan to make a "scary" decision. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Eight of nine UK patients receiving treatment discharged
More than 100 people remain in quarantine in a hotel after arriving from China last weekend. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF treatment: Couple call for parents' mental health support
Parents Vicky and Jamie Mogridge-Percy say it was a difficult journey before Arthur arrived via IVF. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: How do you self-isolate successfully?
From food delivery to dealing with family, here's how those told to isolate themselves can avoid spreading the virus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mumps: Why adults might still need the MMR jab
The disease is one of three protected by the MMR jab - and the fate of the two are closely linked. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: UK conference attendees warned over case
Delegates at the London event were contacted after one attendee was diagnosed with the illness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mumps cases hit decade high in England
People are urged to get two doses of the MMR vaccine to maximise protection against the viral illness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists threatened by coronavirus face-mask shortage
Some may have to "down drills" following curbs on how many they can order, the dentists' union says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: No change in outbreak despite China spike, WHO says
The World Health Organization says it is "not seeing a dramatic increase" in cases outside China. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: More may need to self-isolate to stop spread - NHS boss
The warning comes as it emerges the ninth person to contract the virus went to hospital in an Uber. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

East Kent baby deaths: Independent review into NHS trust
A local MP says women are now "terrified" about giving birth at the two Kent hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are coronavirus tests flawed?
Concerns are being raised about the accuracy of the tests for the coronavirus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What are the symptoms and how do I protect myself?
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it, how can we be protected and can it be stopped? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wearable to spot Alzheimer's being developed
Five million healthy volunteers will be used to map signs of the disease years before symptoms develop. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei
Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Hunt for contacts of latest UK case
A woman who flew into London from China becomes the ninth person to test positive in Britain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis oil products ‘could be off the shelves in a year’
Unapproved goods containing the cannabis extract will be pulled, says the Food Standards Agency. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'If all freelancers walked out, the TV industry would stop'
As an industry mental health taskforce is launched, a producer speaks out about the lack of support. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain's race to contain the coronavirus
Health officials are trying to contain the virus after a cluster of cases on the south coast. Can the virus be kept at bay? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ninth coronavirus case found in UK
A new UK case, believed to be a woman who flew into London from China, is confirmed to the BBC. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

East Kent baby deaths: Scale of deaths at trust 'not clear-cut'
East Kent Hospitals Trust's boss disputes the numbers of baby deaths it accepts responsibility for. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

East Kent baby deaths: Scale of deaths at trust 'not clear cut'
East Kent Hospitals Trust's boss disputes the numbers of baby deaths it accepts responsibility for. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad 'cannot speak' to autistic son at mental health unit
Wayne Erasmus says he has not been able to see or speak to his son Huw for three years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus in the UK: Five things you need to know about Covid-19
The BBC's Fergus Walsh assesses the chances of contracting Covid-19 in the UK and the best ways to avoid it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus in the UK: 5 things you need to know about Covid-19
The BBC's Fergus Walsh assesses the chances of contracting Covid-19 in the UK and the best ways to avoid it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with arthritis 'facing delays to diagnosis'
About 15,000 children in the UK have arthritis, but many face delays in diagnosis, says a charity. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: UK businessman linked to virus cases speaks out
Steve Walsh, linked to 11 cases in the UK, France and Majorca, says his thoughts are with other patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus disease named Covid-19
Researchers had been calling for an official name to avoid confusion around the virus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: China and the virus that threatens everything
With the country reeling from the massive public health disaster, what might it mean for the economy, society and those in power? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Can it spread via door handles? And other questions
Can coronavirus spread via door handles and can it be transmitted by food prepared by an infected person? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: UK businessman linked to China virus cases speaks out
Steve Walsh, linked to 11 cases in the UK, France and Majorca, says his thoughts are with other patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll hits 1,000
Hubei officials lose their jobs in the most high-profile 'removals' of the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China launches coronavirus 'close contact detector' app
The announcement highlights the high level of Chinese government surveillance of its citizens. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen-egg storage 10-year limit 'could be extended'
Women's choices on when to have children may be affected by the current law, ministers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wild swimming: Swansea man's cold sea challenge 'to get out of bed'
Josh Pike has been joined by groups of strangers on his year of sunrise swims - and a friendly seal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes cases in Scotland 'up by 40% in 10 years'
The number of people diagnosed rose from 190,772 to 267,615 between 2008 and 2018, a study by Diabetes Scotland shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Brighton GP practice closes after staff member tests positive
The move comes as the number of UK cases doubles, and ministers toughen rules on quarantine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sepsis: Baby 'not given antibiotics for hours', inquest hears
Three-month-old Lewys Crawford died the day after his parents took him to hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super-spreaders: Why are they important?
Some people pass on their infection to large numbers of people - is it happening with coronavirus? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus claims 97 lives in one day - but number of infections stabilises
Meanwhile, another 60 people have caught the virus on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news