Health

Edinburgh Fringe: Tourette's charity wants apology over award-winning joke

Image copyright BBC/Mark Yeoman Image caption Jess Thom, a comedian with Tourette's, is one of several people calling out Olaf Falafel for his award-w...

The little-known spinal injury 'costing the NHS millions'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption "I didn't know there was a ticking clock above my head" Failure to identify and treat a li...

Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ordering urgent action to ensure that children and young people in Britain are protected...

The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Image copyright Erich Lepier Image caption An illustration from the atlas shows a man's partially dissected cheek When nerve surgeon Dr Susan Mackinn...

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Retired builder Keith Castle, 52, recovers in bed at the hospital a week after his heart transplant in August 1...

Organ donation: 'My hero, he gave me his liver'

Video Tom Wilson died after an accident during a hockey match, but his organs and tissues have saved more than 50 people. His mother Lisa spoke to B...