Older people urged to think about donating their brains after they die to help dementia research.
The charity Beat says lack of knowledge is linked to more risk of the illness becoming life-threatening.
How one former beauty queen made it her mission to reduce the rate of female suicide in her country.
A charity wants a "national conversation" about death, saying the topic is now taboo for many.
The custody case of Mitsutoki Shigeta is one of the strangest to emerge from Asia's thriving industry.
Scientific breakthroughs take time to catch on, says the inventor of miniature hearts.
Vets and medical staff teaming up to reduce antibiotic use on farms.
When Ronald Dlamini went blind it ended his sporting career, but now he's training other blind people to protect themselves.
The Homeless Period delivers boxes with sanitary products to centres supporting vulnerable women.
A woman tells of her choice to give birth without medical help, but experts warn it is dangerous.
US scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.
Andrew MacLeod's daughter Kayley took her life, aged 21, after battling mental health problems.
A new mother says she pulled blood-soaked bandages from her body, seven weeks after giving birth.
US scientists develop sensors to allow doctors to follow their patients' progress away from the clinic.
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.
Duke the Irish retriever is learning to walk on four paws after a 3D printed leg was made for him.
A bill which would introduce "opt-out" consent rules in England passes its first stage in Parliament.
The presenter had surgery for prostate cancer and says "it all seemed to go pretty well".
Mistakes made by the NHS in England could be a factor in thousands of deaths a year
Sipping acidic fruit teas between meals can wear away teeth, a study shows – and it's not the only thing.