BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Aspirin 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes

Patients can take aspirin without raising their risk of another stroke, a study suggests.
5 hours 17 min ago

Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients'

Thousands of cannula sleeves have been made by a knitting group since it was set up by a Chester singer.
5 hours 50 min ago

We Are Middlesbrough: Pregnant teenagers tell their story

Robyn used to drink and smoke marijuana, but says her impending little girl changed her life.
15 hours 37 min ago

I never met my daughter's dad - she was his dying wish

Liat Malka was 35 and single when she decided she wanted a child. The sperm donor she found had died five years previously.
16 hours 22 min ago

NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee

Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.
15 hours 24 min ago