UK Health News (supplied by the BBC)
- Morrisons introduces 'autistic shopping hour'
Stores will dim lights, turn music off and avoid using the tannoy on Saturdays from 09:00 to 10:00. show more
- Amesbury Novichok poisoning: What we know so far
Multiple areas in Salisbury and Amesbury are cordoned off as police continue their investigation. show more
- 'Period poverty led me to become homeless'
Stevie-Jo Pasing's family could not afford to buy her sanitary products during her school years. show more
- 'Generation Sensible' in five charts
Whether it's drinking or taking drugs, young people in the UK seem to be getting more sensible. show more
- Women fight back against Peru's national sterilisation scheme
Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised in a state family planning scheme. show more
- The women choosing to love their natural grey hair
As celebrities rush to colour their hair silver, some women with natural greys are ditching dyes. show more
- Brain damage 'more likely in cardiac arrest patients given adrenaline'
It increased the chances of survival but patients were more likely to have brain damage, a study finds. show more
- Delays in radiology results 'affecting patient care'
The health regulator found huge variations in the time taken to report on radiology examinations. show more
- Private firms cash in on over-stretched NHS
Hospitals, ambulances and mental health services are spending £1bn a year on care from outside the NHS. show more
- Patients face autism referral and assessment 'lottery'
Children and adults in England can face a wait of more than two years for an autism assessment, data reveals. show more
- HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says
Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says. show more
- Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'
The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave recall their ordeal, saying they had no food for nine days. show more
- 'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'
Helen Owen said women going through a similar experience should seek specialist help. show more
- Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart 'nonsense'
The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts. show more
- Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams 'proudly' seeking mental health help
The Destiny's Child singer has previously spoken about being depressed and "suicidal". show more
- Too many babies overfed, experts fear
Government advisers publish new guidance – the first in more than 20 years – on healthy feeding for babies. show more
- Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report show more
- Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says. show more
- What Britons ate down the ages
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth. show more
- Menopause: Lack of specialist care 'limits treatments'
A woman who went through early menopause was told to 'get on with it' because of a lack of specialist care. show more