UK Health News (supplied by the BBC)
- Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire. show more
- Are drink-driving limits too high?
How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set? show more
- Making sure you get the right type of calorie
Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge – the "quality" calorie. show more
- Grenfell: Back to the school
15 months after Grenfell, the school below the tower reopens its doors – what's it like to return? show more
- Bacteria disrupts Northern Ireland breast milk service
Donated breast milk held in the County Fermanagh facility is destroyed after a bug is found in the water supply. show more
- Yoghurts (even organic ones) 'full of sugar'
Public told not to be lulled into thinking yoghurts are as healthy as many assume. show more
- South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
Pro-marijuana activists cheer following a landmark ruling by the country's highest court. show more
- Ultra runner Sophie Power on breastfeeding during a 103-mile race
An ultra runner mother on why she breastfed her baby during a 103-mile marathon race. show more
- Pregnancy weight gain 'going unmeasured'
Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy. show more
- Bedside light tool could detect baby brain injury earlier
A new bedside tool can detect brain damage by measuring oxygen and energy levels using light. show more
- Hiding my psychosis for 10 years from the age of 12
Luke Watkin first experienced psychosis at 12 years old – he didn't talk about it for a decade. show more
- 'I've performed 23,000 post-mortems'
Dr Richard Shepherd has examined evidence from 9/11 and 7/7 terror attacks, and the death of Stephen Lawrence. show more
- Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm. show more
- Deaths spiked during UK heatwave
When temperatures went up in England this summer, so did deaths, Office for National Statistics data shows. show more
- Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS
Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy. show more
- Call to ban early baby sex tests
The party fears the eight-week blood test, available privately, may lead to selective abortions of girls. show more
- Mum's fight to keep Southampton respite service open
A campaigning mother explains why respite services are so important. show more
- 'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' – major study
A major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day. show more
- Pathologists shortage 'delaying cancer diagnosis'
Severe staff shortages are affecting services vital to diagnosing cancer, according to a report. show more
- Heart op patient wants to find Sully surgeon who saved her life
Susan Payne's life was saved by heart surgery when she was a child in 1960. show more