Health News By BBC
A blueberry muffin 'could have day's worth of sugar'
Health experts say the researchers' findings show how easy it is to consume "huge" amounts of sugar.Tai chi recommended to fight fibromyalgia
A study suggests the martial art has benefits similar to or greater than aerobic exercise.Chronic fatigue trial results 'not robust', new study says
A new analysis of the controversial PACE trial suggests the effects of exercise therapy have been exaggerated.Macular degeneration: 'I've been given my sight back'
Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.IVF egg donor use rises sharply, HFEA figures show
Experts say it may be down to a greater awareness of egg donation and more donors coming forward.Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike
David Nott had helped Syrian surgeons via the internet - weeks later, their hospital was destroyed.I had a transplant after my hairstyle made me go bald
MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia.Men with low sperm counts at increased risk of illness, study suggests
A study finds men with low sperm counts are more likely to have health issues that put them at risk.Alfie Dingley's medical cannabis petition handed to government
Alfie Dingley is six - his family want him to be able to use medical cannabis to manage his epilepsy.Class A drugs 'brought in for patients' at Essex mental health trust
The BBC uncovers allegations that staff at an Essex mental health trust supplied vulnerable patients.More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'
A study finds chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors.Hawking: Did he change views on disability?
"I think he's done more than anyone else," says a former student.Platypus milk: How it could combat superbugs
The weird semi-aquatic creature's milk could lead to the creation of a new type of antibiotic.First steps taken for vaccine pills
Researchers hope it could pave the way for needle-free inoculations for lots of different diseases.TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'
ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack".Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals
Research finds that nerves controlling the legs decrease by around 30% by the age of 75.James Dunmore lost his two sisters to cystic fibrosis
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
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
Biscuit the robotic dog responds to touch and speech to help people with dementia.Call for Alfie Dingley to be allowed medicinal cannabis
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
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'
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
Nikki Bednall says she takes cannabis oil through "desperation not recreation" after her breast cancer.Chantelle Millward on Orkambi drug for cystic fibrosis patients
MPs are debating a petition calling for all people with cystic fibrosis to be given the life-changing, but very expensive, drug.Origin of 'six-inch mummy' confirmed
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.What are opioids and what are the risks?
Donald Trump has announced plans to tackle the opioid crisis. What are they and why are they a problem?Bad blood: The rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.'Nappies are like clothes, it's a fashion thing'
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.Why is spitting so bad?
Why are people so upset at the video of football pundit Jamie Carragher spitting?'My periods made me suicidal so I had a hysterectomy at 28'
For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.Russian spy: What are nerve agents and what do they do?
A nerve agent was used to poison a Russian former spy and his daughter. What are they and what do they do?How a single punch changed soul singer Only Girl's life
Ellen Murphy's boyfriend sustained brain damage in an unprovoked attack. She turned to music to help.