BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

FGM ‘no longer just an African problem’

Former first lady of Somaliland Edna Adan Ismail looks at female genital mutilation among women in the UK.
4 days 22 hours ago

Cystic fibrosis drugs rejected for use by NHS in Scotland

The two drugs, Orkambi and Symkevi, had been described as "life-changing" by campaigners.
5 days 8 hours ago

'Brexit carving into cosmetic surgery market'

Two "leading" providers have gone into administration amid "a lack of Brexit clarity".
5 days 13 hours ago

Dementia and how to change your house to make life easier

Changes have been made to this home to help people stay independent for longer.
6 days 9 min ago

Marina Wheeler urges women to take smear tests

Boris Johnson's estranged wife, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May, says she is "cancer-free".
6 days 10 hours ago