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BBC News - Health
  1. Alzheimer's-slowing drug labelled historic

    The drug appears to reduce the pace of the disease, in early data from clinical trials.
  2. Flu and Covid could make this a hard winter for UK

    People should prepare for a rampant flu season, say experts, based on what Australia has experienced.
  3. Dying patient should have been seen in person

    A man died after four telephone consultations with his GP surgery but no face-to-face assessment.
  4. Pumping weights could help you live longer

    Muscle-strengthening exercises are important in weekly exercise in old age, research suggests.
  5. Dogs can sniff out stress on owner's breath

    Four dogs successfully identified samples of sweat or breath taken from a stressed person.
  6. NHS app hits 30 million downloads in England

    The health service says 448,000 people have used the app to make decisions on organ donations.
  7. Wes Streeting speech: Labour promises face-to-face GP appointments

    Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting will set out plans to improve access to GPs in England.
  8. Covid: First rise in infections in UK since July

    The largest rise was in secondary school children as the new term started, according to the ONS.
  9. Hundreds recalled over shoulder op concerns at Walsall hospital

    Some patients have lost the full use of their arm after surgery at Walsall Manor Hospital.
  10. Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients

    One man injected with the modified cold sore virus saw his tumour completely disappear.