The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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BBC News looks at how it is possible for Ebola survivors to contract the virus again.
Actor and model Elizabeth Hurley tells the Victoria Derbyshire programmed why she is campaigning for better awareness of what happens to women after a breast cancer diagnosis.
A leading dementia charity says too few services for the elderly take into account the needs of Britain's ageing African Caribbean population.
A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to A&E with a suspected heart attack, say doctors.
A new report advises pregnant women to avoid alcohol completely. Two mothers who drank while expecting give their reaction.
A toddler is expected to make a full recovery after a near-fatal car accident caused his head to detach from his spine.
Childless British Asian couples could consider using donor eggs from Caucasian women to avoid waiting or missing out on having a baby, says a fertility specialist.
The UK provides the best care in the world for people nearing the end of their lives, according to a new study.
A donor from Germany who was a perfect match for a girl whose life was saved by a bone marrow transplant has come to Warwickshire to meet her.
The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.
Senior doctors are calling for a rethink over the use of a chemotherapy drug to treat prostate cancer.
Drinking dirty water is a reality for many around the world. One company has teamed up with NGOs to trial a unique device that uses salt and a car battery try tackle this
The Children's Commissioner for England is concerned that young people with mental health issues are turning to the web for advice.
Activists are warning of a rise in suicides among young people in Iraq.
Newnsight followed three junior doctors over the course of a week - here are their diaries.
A Stirling primary school has pioneered a scheme to ensure all of its pupils walk or run a mile every day.
Some doctors are being offered thousands of pounds in bonuses to cut the number of patients being sent to hospital, an investigation has found.
Lack of an effective national ambulance service in Kenya has seen private firms and organisations take the lead in providing medical emergency services across the country.
A woman who may benefit from womb transplantation in the UK says carrying her own child would be "an absolute gift".
British aid workers who risked their lives to save victims of the Ebola virus have been honoured for their efforts.