UK Health News (supplied by the BBC)
- Why a faecal transplant could save your life
Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go? show more
- Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan
Allied Healthcare, one of the UK's biggest providers of in-home care, blames a "challenging environment". show more
- Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug
Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it. show more
- 'The gym helps me cope with my OCD'
Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy. show more
- Is marathon running bad for you?
Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm? show more
- Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic'
Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women. show more
- Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time
The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal. show more
- Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears. show more
- Medic suspended over Tipton mother's sepsis death
An internal investigation will take place at Russells Hall Hospital after Natalie Billingham's death show more
- London Marathon: How to run in the heat
This London Marathon may break the record for the hottest yet, so how do you run in the heat? show more
- 'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured
The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered. show more
- Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase. show more
- Bedford Hospital nurse struck off for 'squeezing' patient's breasts
Gbadebo Olasunkanmi Alabi said "Everything on your body is perfect" to the patient. show more
- 'I lost legs and part of my face after a dog scratch'
Dr Jaco Nel lost both his legs and all of the fingers on one hand after contracting sepsis. show more
- Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database
Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed. show more
- Muscular dystrophy doesn't stop Adam living life to the full
Adam has a rare muscle-wasting disorder, but he isn't letting that stop him enjoying life. show more
- Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving. show more
- Russells Hall Hospital: Patient treated after 'inspectors intervene'
Health inspectors on a visit to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley had to intervene "as a matter of urgency". show more
- Hospitals recruit managers faster than doctors and nurses
Three quarters of NHS hospital trusts are employing more managers than they did five years ago. show more
- Skin implant could help warn of cancer, scientists say
It works by detecting elevated levels of calcium in the blood linked to some cancers. show more