The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
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A teenager from Wales has spoken out about the night he ended up in hospital after taking a "legal high".
A woman whose brother was killed in a car accident has met the man who was given his face, in a pioneering transplant operation.
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.
Being a 'dibling' - a child biologically connected through egg or sperm donation, can lead to a large family of half brothers and sisters, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
Half of drivers pulled over by police in some regions are failing drugs tests, according to new figures.
Reverend Hayley Young who contracted HIV through a non-sexual attack speaks to the Victoria Derbyshire programme.
The app which allows trainee surgeons to practice medical techniques
Toy Like Me campaigner Rebecca Atkinson explains why parents of children with disabilities want to see a new generation of toys bringing greater diversity to the playroom.
Bristol schoolgirl Tegan, 14, creates animation to help her friends understand her differences.
Researchers at Imperial College London are developing a device that could allow neurosurgeons to instantly identify cancerous brain tumours.
The Clarks shoe company started using iPads to measure children's feet last year, and it's all about capturing invaluable foot data.
Zubia Aslam was poisoned at Stepping Hill Hospital describes her ordeal saying she had ''no control'' over her body.
Thousands of dying patients are being let down by poor end-of-life care, according to the organisation that investigates complaints about the NHS in England.
The Director of Nursing and Midwifery at Stepping Hill Hospital, Judith Morris explains that the case had an emotional impact on staff and patients
Detectives investigating the killings at Stepping Hill Hospital flew to Victorino Chua's native Philippines, where their investigation has cast serious doubt over his medical qualifications.
Greater Manchester Police say the investigation which led to Victorino Chua's arrest and conviction was one of the the biggest and most complex it has ever carried out.
The health Secretary has dismissed concerns voiced by the Royal College of Nursing about changes in pay conditions associated with delivering a 7-day health service.
A fish-shaped lump of iron could be the answer to the global problem of anaemia.
Economist Jim O'Neill, the head of a UK government-appointed team looking at the impact of superbugs, tells Victoria Derbyshire the antibiotics crisis could cost millions of lives.
Early treatment with a chemotherapy drug, Docetaxel, extends the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major study shows.