BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

UK heatwave: Met Office says stay out of the sun

A heat health alert has been issued for parts of England, on the hottest day of the year so far.
1 hour 9 min ago

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang calls for crackdown on vaccine industry

It is unclear how many people have received faulty vaccines for rabies and other diseases.
8 hours 42 min ago

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'

Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father.
1 day 17 hours ago

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

A drug that can stop people getting recurrent bouts of malaria has been approved by regulators in the United States.
17 hours 33 min ago

The boy whose arthritic eyes threaten Marine dream

An aspiring Royal Marine hopes an unusual arthritis diagnosis will not derail his career plans.
17 hours 22 min ago