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The government is proposing moving to a system of "presumed consent" in England.
Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.
More than 10,000 new mums were offered up to £200 in shopping vouchers as encouragement to breastfeed.
An extra 75,000 appointments are available across the capital each month.
A major medical company failed to tell doctors the full extent of some of the risks posed by mesh implants.
Health regulator NHS Improvement announces the step after trust chairman, Lord Kerslake, resigns.
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products.
Many women benefit from the use of vaginal mesh and they should have a choice, surgeons say.
It also says the social care workforce is "exploited" and should be paid the living wage.
University student Averil Hart's family say she starved herself to death in 10 weeks.
A teaching union compares energy drinks to “legal highs” and says pupils are consuming them in “excessive quantities.”
The health secretary says the NHS needs to be better at dealing with mental health crisis cases.
Three in 10 elite footballers may be affected by exercise-induced asthma, a study has found.
The British Dietetic Association says: "If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is".
The parents of a boy, six, who died from meningitis B have called on all children to be vaccinated.
Care home residents in Wales have been decorating their Zimmer frames to make them more identifiable.
A mum is taking photos of herself on the loo to campaign for disabled toilet facilities.
A mother dying from breast cancer has set up a campaign to expand a screening programme.
University student Averil Hart's family said she starved herself to death in 10 weeks.
Mother-of-two Hannah Freimanis suffered flashbacks after the traumatic birth of her first son, Marleigh.
George Hodgson tells the BBC he sought treatment for his mental illness, but faced a long wait.
Mr Giles’s first solo trip was to New Orleans in 2000 - he has now visited more than 120 countries.
An encounter with giraffes at a safari park broke months of silence from Poppy Campbell.
When a police officer's baby was born prematurely, colleagues formed a "cuddle club" to comfort him.
Heart transplantation has become a routine surgical operation, but the future promises equally amazing progress.
Over-reliance on and misuse of antibiotics has raised fears of a future without effective medicines.
Experts say job security and a fall in the value of the pound are behind the trend.
It is hoped the exhibition will help break the silence around stillbirth and miscarriage.
Two young stroke survivors meet by chance and fall in love.
When Lauren Thomas, 19, became a mother, she found the experience incredibly lonely.
Jaimee Rae McCormack says her symptoms prompted diagnoses from hypochondria to food poisoning.
Alice, a married 26-year-old mother-of-two, has schizophrenia and is fed up of being portrayed as dangerous because of her condition.
Frank has a heart condition that means a sudden rush of adrenaline could kill him.
A brutal attack changed Colin Robertson's life and he is now helping brain injury victims.
The pain of endometriosis has plagued Carrie-Mae Macmillan for most of her life.
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.