BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Keith Castle was the first UK heart recipient to live for more than five years afterwards.
2 days 19 hours ago

Organ donation: 'My hero, he gave me his liver'

Tom Wilson died after an accident during a hockey match, but his organs and tissues have saved more than 50 people.
4 days 9 hours ago

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.
4 days 18 hours ago

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre 'may lose proton beam therapy'

Aging proton beam technology at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre may not be replaced, health bosses warn.
5 days 3 hours ago

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Twenty UK women are taking legal action over a rare type of breast implant-related cancer.
5 days 7 hours ago

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