BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial

Scientists say the breakthrough trial suggests the disease may soon be “preventable and treatable”.
1 week 1 day ago

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.
1 week 1 day 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.
1 week 2 days ago

'Brexit carving into cosmetic surgery market'

Two "leading" providers have gone into administration amid "a lack of Brexit clarity".
1 week 2 days 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.
1 week 2 days ago

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