BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Advertising watchdog rules fake autism 'cure' adverts must stop

The advertising watchdog is targeting practitioners of Cease therapy, which has no scientific basis.
10 hours 36 min ago

'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

A new approach could preserve fertility for boys having cancer treatment - thanks to a baby monkey.
22 hours 34 min ago

Assisted dying: Doctors' group adopts neutral position

The Royal College of Physicians votes to adopt a neutral position on helping terminally ill patients die.
1 day 8 hours ago

Hancock criticised over DNA test 'over reaction'

England's health secretary said it had saved his life by revealing a "higher risk of prostate cancer".
1 day 9 hours ago

IVF ethics pioneer Mary Warnock dies

The philosopher Baroness Mary Warnock has died at the age of 94.
1 day 6 hours ago