The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 20 min 35 sec ago
An army of Bolivian knitters is helping to save children with a hole in the heart.
Dr Paul Flynn from the British Medical Association welcomes David Cameron's pledge for "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 but warns significant extra funding will be needed.
Cpl Anna Cross, the British military healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, is now free of the disease, as Hugh Pym reports.
Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.
Office workers are putting their health at risk by spending too much of the day seated, according to a survey.
Diarrhoea kills more than half a million children every year - with Pakistan, Nigeria and India having the highest death rates.
A report by the health think-tank, the King's Fund, says services in the NHS in England are deteriorating.
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.
Newsround's food expert Doctor Radha gives you her quick guide to keeping healthy.
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.
Growing evidence suggests cannabis could cure serious diseases like cancer, but opinions are divided.
Statistician Hans Rosling and the World Health Organization's Margaret Lamunu take part in a debate on fighting Ebola in West Africa.
Newsround heard from more than 1,400 children across the UK about what they eat and how much they know about how it affects them
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.
BBC Inside Out investigates illegal sales of roaccutane, the powerful prescription-only drug used to help in the treatment of acne.
The charity, Meningitis Now, say it's 'deeply concerned' about a delay in introducing a vaccine for meningitis B.
The health secretary says he is hopeful that a deal on a cost-effective price for a new Meningitis B vaccine can be reached with the manufacturers.
A lecturer whose wife conned him into believing he was the father of her IVF baby wins over £39,000 in damages.
The UN's International Day of Happiness hopes to encourage people to find ways of making themselves happier.