The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.
Moving the clocks forward by an extra hour all year in the UK could lead to children getting more exercise every day, according to researchers.
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.
Doctors in England will receive £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.
GP explains NHS England's decision to pay family doctors £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.
International development secretary Justine Greening travels with soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
As UK efforts to find a vaccine for the Ebola virus continues, Tim Muffett met some of those trying to develop new treatments, and some of the volunteers willing to test it.
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.
A nurse claims "heartbreaking" levels of low morale are driving staff out of the profession
Prof Allyson Pollock and Prof Tom Solomon on the western reaction to Ebola and threat to the UK.
Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.
Public Health England warns of large jump in the number of people dying of liver disease, triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption.