'The thought of running out of HRT is terrifying'
A shortage of some hormone-replacement therapy has left some women struggling with menopause symptoms. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Discharging untested patients to care homes 'unlawful'
The High Court says government policies did not take into account transmission risks to the elderly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid in Scotland: Hospital admissions down 47% in a month
The number of Covid admissions in Scotland dropped from 1,603 to 851 over four weeks. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma: Women at higher risk of attacks than men, charity says
More research to examine the sex-related differences in asthma is needed, says Asthma and Lung UK. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fear over high rates of diabetes foot amputations
Five-fold variation seen between areas with highest and lowest rates, government data shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unqualified Botox, filler and laser 'doctors' revealed in Egypt
A BBC News investigation has exposed serious flaws in the Egyptian beauty industry that are endangering lives and leaving women scarred for life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Wales: Plan to cut waiting lists to a year by 2025
Charlotte Camp is one of thousands of patients who have been on a waiting list for more than a year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human challenge tests for Oxford paratyphoid vaccine
Scientists say a vaccine is needed due to increasing antibiotic resistance. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Wales: Recovery plan to cut waiting lists by 2025
Jessica Ricketts is one of 168,521 patients who have been on waiting lists for more than a year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relax law to ease HRT shortage, pharmacists say
Women are facing unacceptable delays accessing menopause treatments, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long Covid cyclist carried oxygen on 66-mile Etape Loch Ness race
The 63-year-old completed the Etape Loch Ness race after spending 70 days in hospital with Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adenovirus probable cause of mysterious child hepatitis
Experts say there is mounting evidence that a common virus is linked to these rare cases. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood hepatitis: What's the latest theory?
It looks likely that a common virus which usually causes colds, vomiting and diarrhoea has a role to play. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kane Tanaka: Japanese woman certified world's oldest person dies
Kane Tanaka was born in 1903, the same year as George Orwell and when Roosevelt was US president. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protesters call for return of GP services in St Martin's
A decision on the future of the village medical practice is set to be made next month. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news