The patient thought he had lost his dentures during a hospital stay for routine abdominal surgery.
Former first lady of Somaliland Edna Adan Ismail looks at female genital mutilation among women in the UK.
Scientists say the breakthrough trial suggests the disease may soon be “preventable and treatable”.
Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population.
The first human trial of a jab to tackle the sexually transmitted disease shows promise, say experts.
The two drugs, Orkambi and Symkevi, had been described as “life-changing” by campaigners.
Two “leading” providers have gone into administration amid “a lack of Brexit clarity”.
Researchers are developing a new technique that can hear what is going on below a patient’s bandages.
Changes have been made to this home to help people stay independent for longer.
Boris Johnson’s estranged wife, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May, says she is “cancer-free”.
With UK supplies of hormone replacement therapy running low, women tell the BBC how it has affected them.
Many of the most commonly prescribed forms of hormone replacement therapy are out of stock in pharmacies.
Support from people on Twitter has helped a woman take a smear test for the first time.
Virtual reality headsets, aimed at reducing the pain of women in labour, are being trialled.
The technology has been described as something which can take pregnant women “out of the moment”.
Nearly 13,000 people in England and Wales have died from asthma attacks since 2009, figures show.
Mums can donate their breast milk to a new milk bank in Kenya in a bid to reduce infant deaths.
The benefit assessment company stopped Victoria Smith’s PIP payments months before she died.
Ireland’s only milk bank in Enniskillen needs more donors to help premature and seriously-ill newborns.
An official NHS review says the health service should support studies to get better quality evidence.