BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

The Foehn feeling

For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.
5 hours 48 min ago

Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay opens up about eating disorder

Actress "felt alone" but decided to talk about her struggles with body image in public.
9 hours 42 min ago

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare.
7 hours 42 min ago

The woman with 'butterfly skin' says she feels 'blessed'

Assya was given 24 hours to live when she was born, but she is now approaching her 30th birthday.
21 hours 45 min ago

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.
16 hours 43 min ago