BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

'How horses helped me deal with anorexia'

Jamie Pye, from Norfolk, says his work with horses helped him deal with the condition.
23 hours 46 min ago

Taxpayer-funded drugs 'too expensive for patients’

Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.
23 hours 21 min ago

'Mug's game': Inside the mind of a gambling addict

Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now he's at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.
2 days 5 hours ago

Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.
2 days 17 hours ago

Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks debated

We need to stand by emergency workers who stand by us, says an MP whose law idea is being debated.
2 days 13 hours ago