BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Meningitis survivor beats odds to ski

Charlotte Nott, aged 10, lost all four limbs to meningitis when she was just two years old.
23 hours 25 min ago

Tuberculosis rates in England fall by third in six years

But England still has one of the highest rates of the disease in Western Europe.
1 day 44 min ago

Woman dies after having bee-sting therapy

Gwyneth Paltrow is among the people who have backed the bee-venom therapy.
1 day 11 hours ago

'Wobbly head' woman fundraising for lifesaving surgery

Nadine Turnbull struggles with a rare condition where her head is not properly secured to her body.
1 day 9 hours ago

Lifestyle changes which could help avoid cancer

Cancer Research UK says around 38% of all cancers diagnoses could have been prevented.
1 day 16 hours ago