UK Health News (supplied by the BBC)
- Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'
Spirits may make you angry or tearful, while red wine or beer may make you relax, research says. show more
- Risky behaviour
The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies show more
- NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog
A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says. show more
- Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland to start in May
The move will raise the cost of the strongest, cheapest alcohol by setting a minimum price of 50p-per-unit. show more
- Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says. show more
- Sussex Health Care: Men's legs broken in Beech Lodge care home
The men's relatives say the cases are not part of the investigation into nine Sussex care homes. show more
- Kids v Cars
How one woman championed a way to bring community spirit back to city streets and keep children fit. show more
- New scanner 'like 100 MRIs in one' developed in Aberdeen
Patients in Scotland are the first in the world to be scanned with new magnetic resonance imaging equipment. show more
- NHS: The front-line nurses keeping patients out of hospital
District nurses help keep patients out of hospital, but in England numbers have halved since 2010. show more
- Care at home
There are not enough qualified professionals to do this job, says the Royal College of Nursing. show more
- Tampon tax: How much have you spent?
The amount it has cost you depends on how old you are and when you started your first period. show more
- Young people 'experimenting more in bed'
Study reveals increasing diversity in young people's heterosexual practices. show more
- Breast cancer tumours 'larger' in overweight women
Women with a higher body mass index might need more frequent mammograms, researchers suggest. show more
- 'Stillbirth was hardest day of my life'
Women are now being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy. show more
- 'Hot, old and hyperactive': The menopause in 60 seconds
In 60 seconds three women sum up what is a normal phase for all women. show more
- Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds
A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder. show more
- Why do so many US women die giving birth?
While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase. show more
- Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth
The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds. show more
- Thousands run in Delhi 'smogathon'
Air pollution levels were eight times the safe level and doctors wanted the half marathon postponed. show more
- Why Andy Cole climbed Ben Nevis every day for a month
Andy Cole climbed Ben Nevis every day for a month to help tackle his depression. show more