BBC : Health (13)

Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale

Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'

Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".

Eye worm infection 'could spread to UK'

Pet owners are being warned about a disease carried by flies that can infect dogs, cats and people.

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?

It doesn't mean you have a split personality or that you always become violent, a charity campaign says.

More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

Wider use of antibiotics in those at highest risk will save more young babies lives, say experts.

Children warned over lethal men-of-war

The RNLI closed Perranporth beach to swimmers because of large numbers of jellyfish-like creatures.

'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

Mothers-to-be are still advised to avoid all alcohol "just in case", because it may not be completely safe.

Prescription drug pregabalin linked to death rise

A BBC investigation has seen first-hand of the devastating impact of the prescription drug pregabalin which has 'flooded' the black market.

'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

The technology could help surgeons ensure they remove all of a tumour.

Spiral drawing test detects signs of Parkinson's

Australian researchers have developed software that measures writing speed and pen pressure.

Endometriosis: My life full of pain

One in 10 women has it, but getting help for endometriosis is a long and difficult journey for most.

Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

The infection kills off cancerous cells and leaves healthy ones unharmed, animal studies show.

Families left devastated by false claims of FGM in girls

A BBC investigation raises serious questions about the handling of FGM in children in the UK.