UK Health News (supplied by the BBC)
- Obamacare: Texas court rules key health law is unconstitutional
The challenge from a coalition of 20 US states is now likely to go to the US Supreme Court. show more
- Do autistic people 'get' jokes?
A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds on Autism, aims to dispel that no-humour myth, among other assumptions, with razor-sharp wit. show more
- 'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died. show more
- Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG
Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery show more
- Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'
There was no major incident, just confusion, and the scale of the problem was overstated, a report finds. show more
- 'My mummy's sick': Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri
Beau Austin has now been given a bravery award for his quick thinking. show more
- Teething gels to be taken off supermarket shelves
Parents are advised to massage their child's gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels. show more
- The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style
Blogger Arooj Aftab explains why wearing oversized clothes is more than just a fashion statement for her. show more
- Did my children die because I married my cousin?
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood. show more
- Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?
The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out. show more
- Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint
Check the environmental impact of what you eat and drink. show more
- Luca Campanaro: Mother 'in awe' of football death son
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died while playing football says she is "in awe" of her son. show more
- Hospitals 'overcrowding risk' ahead of Christmas
Winter pressures are beginning to bite as hospitals report too many patients are on wards and ambulances face delays at A&E. show more
- Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations, A&E and mental health treatment. show more
- Norovirus: Children banned from Northumbria hospital visits
Northumbria Healthcare bosses say they want to stop norovirus rates reaching "critical numbers". show more
- Halo brace boy from Long Stratton puts on brave face
A mother from Norfolk has said how scared her family was when doctors said her son needed a halo brace show more
- Sit-down meals 'less healthy than fast-food'
Only one in 10 meals was classed as healthy which is a cause for concern, say researchers. show more
- Organ donors to be asked if they are religious
It is hoped the measure can boost the low proportion of donors from black and Asian backgrounds. show more
- Dying woman's wedding wish at Berkhamsted hospice answered
The terminally ill bride married her fiance after it was arranged for her in just 36 hours. show more
- 'Lost' new mother dies in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
Amanda Cox was found in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary hours after she was reported missing. show more