BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Israeli flight attendant dies from measles

The woman fell ill during an El Al flight in April, amid a worldwide rise in cases of the disease.
1 week 1 day ago

False teeth found in patient's throat a week after op

The patient thought he had lost his dentures during a hospital stay for routine abdominal surgery.
1 week 1 day ago

Smart sensors listen to healing wounds

Researchers are developing a new technique that can hear what is going on below a patient's bandages.
1 week 2 days ago

Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population.
1 week 1 day ago

Chlamydia sex infection vaccine passes safety test

The first human trial of a jab to tackle the sexually transmitted disease shows promise, say experts.
1 week 1 day ago

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