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Warning over hospital superbug riseSixteen patients have died in Manchester over the past four years while infected with a highly resistant superbug, figures show.
Immune upgrade gives 'HIV shielding'Doctors have upgraded the immune system of 12 patients with HIV to help shield it from the virus's onslaught.
Premature babies 'disadvantaged'Research suggests that premature babies may be disadvantaged later in life by a dated educational system which doesn't accommodate them.
WHO: Sugar intake 'should be halved'People will be advised to halve the amount of sugar in their diet, under new guidance from the World Health Organization.
Widow wins frozen sperm legal fightA woman has won a High Court battle to stop her dead husband's frozen sperm being destroyed.
Second US HIV-positive baby 'cured'US researchers reveal another baby carrying the HIV virus, which leads to Aids, may have been cured through early antiretroviral therapy.
Smoke at home 'harms kids' arteries'Exposure to passive smoking in childhood causes lasting damage to the structure of children’s arteries, say researchers.
Elderly care faces 'catastrophe'A "catastrophic" situation is developing in England with many vulnerable elderly people being denied care, campaigners say.
Ruling awaited over dead man's spermThe High Court will rule later on a widow's bid to prevent her dead husband's sperm from being destroyed.
Silk screws used to repair fracturesScrews made from silk have been used to pin broken bones in research that could transform surgery.
UN hits at US cannabis legalisationA UN illegal drugs body criticises 2012 moves in two US states to legalise recreational marijuana, saying they contravene drug control treaties.
Hangovers 'don't deter drinkers'Having a hangover does not influence when a drinker will have their next tipple, public health researchers discover.
Sugar tax may be needed, MPs toldThe introduction of a sugar tax may be necessary to curb obesity rates, the chief medical officer for England tells MPs.
Plant may help floppy baby syndromeA chemical found in plants could help improve the lives of babies with a rare muscle disease, scientists believe.
Doctors aim to grow ears from fatDoctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London are aiming to reconstruct people's faces with stem cells taken from their fat.
'Breast cancer envy' campaigner diesA woman who was one of the faces of a controversial pancreatic cancer campaign has died at the age of 24.
Can my doctor be my Facebook friend?Can your doctor be your Facebook friend too?
More healing sleep for newbornsHelping babies rest and recover
VIDEO: What does sugar do to your body?Worldwide experts think we may be eating too much sugar, but what are the concerns and where is it found in the diet?
VIDEO: Indonesian's swap waste for healthcareAn innovative scheme set up by a young doctor in Malang sees poor Indonesians bring their rubbish to clinics as payment for health care services.
VIDEO: Widow wins fight to keep spermBeth Warren wins fight to stop her dead husband's frozen sperm being destroyed.
VIDEO: 'Vampire facelifts' ahead of Oscars"Vampire facelifts" and sheep placenta facials are two popular beauty treatments in Los Angeles ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards. The BBC spoke to doctors and patients about the lengths to which they will go to keep up appearances.
VIDEO: Uganda says healthcare is for allUganda's health minister says homosexuals will not be discriminated against when accessing healthcare despite the introduction of a tough new anti-gay law.
VIDEO: Video goggles for hospital patientsSome patients at Harrogate Hospital are being given video goggles to wear during operations, while under local anaesthetic.
VIDEO: Mandatory health insurance for DubaiIn Dubai, the authorities are introducing mandatory health insurance, to be provided by employers, for everybody in the Emirate.
VIDEO: Delhi air 'cocktail of poisonous gas'Growing levels of air pollution in Delhi have led to an increase in reports of respiratory illnesses, doctors have said.
Statin debate: A bitter pill?Are statins a risk worth taking?
Uruguay's battle with 'pasta base'The country tackling a hard drug by legalising a soft one
Artificial heart patient diesWhere next for artificial hearts after death of French patient with pioneering device
The sanitary pad revolutionaryThe school dropout who sparked a sanitary pad revolution in India
New food labels remove fat stigmaDietary fat makes a comeback
HIV teens survived against the oddsThe Zimbabwean teenagers living with HIV, but without treatment
Inside a Victorian 'lunatic asylum'How mentally ill men and women were treated 150 years ago
China sees wave of violence against hospital staffWhy are attacks on doctors on the rise in China?
Why is no one talking about bladder cancer?Why is no-one talking about bladder cancer?