BBC : Health (16)

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

Ebola virus burial teams 'saved thousands of lives'

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

Measuring muscle gap 'helps players back on their feet'

The technique was tested on Barcelona footballers and their prized muscles.

Cardiologist: Breast implants skew heart attack test

Breast implants make it trickier to run tests that can help spot a possible heart attack, a cardiologist says.

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering jab are under way after successful studies in mice.

Prostate cancer blood test 'helps target treatment'

By detecting cancer DNA in blood, the test can identify which men will benefit from precision drugs.

Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'

It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol and pose a heart risk, say US experts.

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors

Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting Ebola there.

Pregnant women smoking rates 'concern' in England

Health charities say poorer women need more help to quit the damaging habit.

Drug that creates a 'real sun-tan' could prevent cancer

The drug mimics sunlight to make the skin produce the brown form of the pigment melanin.

'Seductive names' make vegetables more appealing

Twisted citrus-glazed carrots and sweet sizzlin' green beans anyone?

EU nurse applicants drop by 96% since Brexit vote

Numbers registering to work in NHS fall by 96%, as experts warn patient care could be put at risk.

Weight-related deaths can affect non-obese too

More people are dying from weight-related illness, even though they are not clinically "obese".

The Life Ball AIDS charity event held in Vienna

"Recognize the Danger" was the opening message at a star studded event in Vienna to raise money for AIDS charities.

Charlie Gard parents 'inconsolable'

The Supreme Court rejects an appeal over plans to take the sick baby to the US for treatment.

Small and bullet-shaped

A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse security staff.