BBC Health News

BBC Health News

The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

It may be because of higher levels of a blood-clotting protein in A, B and AB blood groups.
4 hours 9 min ago

Motherhood in the time of Zika

Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
13 hours 40 min ago

Goggles give Charlie new sight

Charlie, now eight, started losing his sight aged four, and has only been able to see close up until now.
13 hours 39 min ago

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

Surgeon Ian Paterson was convicted of intentionally wounding patients with unnecessary operations.
1 day 8 hours ago

Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.

Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.
1 day 13 hours ago