Covid: Fourth-dose jab trial shows good boost
But scientists say any short-term protection against infection is likely to fall away quickly. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US faces baby formula 'crisis' as shortage worsens
Pressure is building on the White House to address the worsening shortage of formula milk. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay-fever pill shortage hits High Street chemists
Stocks of brands such as Piriton are affected by an industry-wide shortage of a key ingredient. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postnatal depression: 'The help is too far away to risk having more kids’
When Linsey Singers had severe postnatal depression she was admitted to hospital 170 miles from home. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carer shortage: Woman's care suspended for two months during Covid
A new report finds that four in 10 people who needed care during Covid did not receive it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients in pain as many struggle to find dental care
Watchdog warns of "deepening crisis" in England as patients find it harder to access NHS treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox case confirmed in England
The patient is being treated at an infectious disease unit and the risk to the public is low, officials say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Final year medical students 'can't afford to pay rent'
Students training to become doctors are campaigning for better NHS bursaries as they struggle to make ends meet. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hepatitis in children mystery still being investigated as cases rise
Cases are being detected worldwide but UK scientists are no clearer on what's behind the rise. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blackpool Victoria Hospital staff charged over patient mistreatment
Nurses and healthcare assistants in Blackpool are charged with unlawful sedation of patients and theft. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid infections down considerably in UK
One in 33 is infected with the virus in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid in Wales: Face mask mandate kept in health and care settings
It remains a legal requirement in health and care settings in Wales for at least three more weeks. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother's cancer scare after childhood sunburn
Emma Checkley was sunburnt as a child and developed skin cancer in the same spot in her 40s. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost of living: Are value food brands healthy?
MP George Eustice has urged shoppers to choose supermarket own brands to help cut living costs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scarlett Moffatt: I was so lonely I rang Samaritans
Suicide prevention charity Samaritans says calls to its helpline related to loneliness have increased since Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news