RSS Feed BBC Health News - Video & Audio Links

'In six days I'll lose my voice forever', Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:34:43 GMT
Lonnie's tongue is about to be removed. What will he say to loved ones with his final words?

Boy recovering well after five-organ transplant, Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:25:35 GMT
Jay Crouch has two new kidneys, a liver, pancreas and small bowel and is learning how to eat.

'I fear being in a hospital, not death', Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:49:15 GMT
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients.

Gestational diabetes an 'epidemic', Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:28:53 GMT
Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women.

Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever, Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:17:37 GMT
With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears.

'I lost legs and part of my face after a dog scratch', Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:21:41 GMT
Dr Jaco Nel lost both his legs and all of the fingers on one hand after contracting sepsis.

Muscular dystrophy doesn't stop Adam living life to the full, Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:45:07 GMT
Adam has a rare muscle-wasting disorder, but he isn't letting that stop him enjoying life.

Corrie actor: 'Amazing response’ to OCD storyline, Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:38:13 GMT
Actor Colson Smith hopes the show has done its bit to help raise awareness.

'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum, Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:06:41 GMT
Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.

Childhood dementia: Boy fronts Tube station poster campaign, Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:17:54 GMT
George has a rare form of childhood dementia called Batten Disease.

Marathon runner describes how the sport saved her life, Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:06:59 GMT
Lynsey Kelly is running the London Marathon to raise money for mental health after suffering PTSD.

First double face transplant patient 'well' in France, Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:12:55 GMT
The first person in the world to receive two facial transplants is recovering in a Paris hospital.

Reece's top tips for living with ADHD, Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:10:49 GMT
Reece Sinclair was diagnosed with ADHD when he was seven years old.

A solution to one of America’s biggest problems, Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:31:50 GMT
Who will care for the soaring number of elderly Americans? One place has found a creative answer.

'I lost seven stone to save my liver', Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:08:46 GMT
Frances Carroll needed sticks to walk any distance when she was a size 22. Now she's a fitness instructor.

Going through the menopause at 11 years old, Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:26:09 GMT
Amanda was 11 years old when she started experiencing symptoms of early menopause.

Woman hopeful for better life after leg amputation, Fri, 13 Apr 2018 04:20:59 GMT
Jess Laughton has faced a long battle to have her left leg removed - something she wanted because of her chronic pain.

Hellblade's psychosis theme noted at awards , Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:45:27 GMT
A total of 45 games were nominated at Thursday night's Bafta Games Awards in London.

Anti-abortion campaigner: 'We will continue to hold vigils', Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:21:09 GMT
One campaigner says a 100m "buffer zone" at a London abortion clinic will not be a deterrent.

The town with a plan to end loneliness, Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:12:38 GMT
How one community works together to stop people feeling isolated

Sport prosthetics to inspire child amputees, Tue, 10 Apr 2018 23:43:10 GMT
A mother's campaign has led to government funding that gives hope to child amputees.

MasterChef finalist Nawamin aims to rid world of tuberculosis, Mon, 09 Apr 2018 23:55:33 GMT
Cooking competition finalist Nawamin Pinpathomrat spends his days as an Oxford researcher.

Derby blogger: What to say when someone loses a baby, Mon, 09 Apr 2018 23:50:44 GMT
Nicola Gaskin gave birth to Winter Wolfe - who died a day later after a series of complications.

NI delays led to patient's spinal surgery in Turkey, Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:43:15 GMT
In Northern Ireland, 14,000 people are waiting more than a year to receive treatment, compared to 1,800 in England.

Sugar Tax: George Osborne says it should include milk drinks, Thu, 05 Apr 2018 19:01:23 GMT
George Osborne says if he was still Chancellor he would have expanded the sugar tax.

Victoria actor on being conceived by a sperm donor, Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:07:46 GMT
ITV Victoria actor Jordan Waller has told BBC Radio 5 live he was conceived via a sperm donor.

Love Island's Amber Davies: 'Sex is too casual', Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:18:30 GMT
Love Island winner Amber Davies says she’s concerned that sex is becoming too casual.

Disabled passengers: 'Don’t even think about going to the toilet', Wed, 04 Apr 2018 23:16:25 GMT
Wheelchair user Jemma Collins recalls how her dream holiday ended in disaster.

When Uber drivers replace ambulances, Wed, 04 Apr 2018 21:55:00 GMT
Uber drivers in the US are complaining that an increasing number of customers are using them like an ambulance service.

Boxing and table-tennis help office staff keep fit, Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:31:34 GMT
Personal trainer and blogger Alice Liveing investigates how office workers can keep fit.

Syphilis patient calls for public debate as cases rise, Mon, 02 Apr 2018 23:05:50 GMT
One patient says he's been embarrassed by a disease he thought belonged in the Middle Ages.

Woman with dementia on running London Marathon, Sun, 01 Apr 2018 23:04:30 GMT
Sue Strachan, who has early onset dementia, wants to show it's possible to live well with the disease.

Lily Bailey busts four myths about OCD, Sun, 01 Apr 2018 05:53:41 GMT
Model and writer Lily Bailey wants to change how people talk about obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Bucket List: Seeing things for the last time, Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:09:11 GMT
Eight-year-old Alexa is going blind and has created a list of things she wants to see before that happens.

Me and my endometriosis: 12 women share their stories, Wed, 28 Mar 2018 23:09:34 GMT
Endometriosis affects about 1 in 10 women. These incredible ladies are speaking out after spending years in agonising pain, fighting to get a diagnosis.

Viola player Chris Goldscheider wins landmark case, Wed, 28 Mar 2018 22:58:14 GMT
A musician who suffered a life-changing hearing injury won a High Court judgement against the Royal Opera House.

Richard Bacon: 'My ADHD is who I am', Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:21:29 GMT
Former BBC Radio 5 live presenter Richard Bacon has been diagnosed with ADHD at 42.

Aziza Oubaita on the fight of her life, Wed, 28 Mar 2018 19:26:44 GMT
This 46-year-old French flyweight boxer has successfully recovered from a heart transplant.

Pupil overcomes needle fear to take part in meningitis vaccine trial, Tue, 27 Mar 2018 23:08:50 GMT
A student says she took part in a meningitis vaccine trial as she wanted to help people in the future.

The teen 'downloading music into his head', Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:08:39 GMT
Michael Fuller is autistic and could play Mozart by ear aged 11. Now he's a classical composer.

What it's like to hear voices, Thu, 25 Jan 2018 02:03:44 GMT
Like Minds: One in 10 of us will at some point hear a voice that isn’t there.

The man who has to crawl through his front door, Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:43:45 GMT
Since Richard’s leg was amputated, his two-storey house has become very difficult to get around.

Meningitis survivor beats odds to ski, Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:39:43 GMT
Charlotte Nott, aged 10, lost all four limbs to meningitis when she was just two years old.

Lifestyle changes which could help avoid cancer, Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:33:14 GMT
Cancer Research UK says around 38% of all cancers diagnoses could have been prevented.

'Wobbly head' woman fundraising for lifesaving surgery, Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:59:09 GMT
Nadine Turnbull struggles with a rare condition where her head is not properly secured to her body.

James Dunmore lost his two sisters to cystic fibrosis, Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:47:56 GMT
Made In Chelsea star James Dunmore has told BBC 5 live that he lost two sisters to cystic fibrosis.

Muffin sugar measured out in teaspoons , Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:38:15 GMT
BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire measures out the sugar that can be found in a typical muffin.

Robotic dog in Dorset care home helps elderly residents, Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:32:36 GMT
Biscuit the robotic dog responds to touch and speech to help people with dementia.

Call for Alfie Dingley to be allowed medicinal cannabis, Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:55:41 GMT
A mother shows the bruises from her "aggressive and angry" six-year-old son in the campaign for a special licence to use medicinal cannabis to treat his epilepsy.

Patient and medics tackle Sahara race for Air Ambulance, Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:28:26 GMT
Medics and a former patient take on a gruelling Sahara race to raise funds for London Air Ambulance.

Teenagers with HIV: 'Just a little illness', Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:09:14 GMT
Missed sleepovers, exam issues, secrets from siblings - the challenges of growing up with HIV.

Cannabis oil: Meet the woman taking it for breast cancer recovery, Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:54:53 GMT
Nikki Bednall says she takes cannabis oil through "desperation not recreation" after her breast cancer.

Top of Page