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But England still has one of the highest rates of the disease in Western Europe.
Excess weight now causes 6.3% of all cancer cases - up from 5.5% in 2011, a study suggests.
Gwyneth Paltrow is among the people who have backed the bee-venom therapy.
A large study suggests siponimod may effectively treat the advanced stage of the disease.
Health experts say the researchers' findings show how easy it is to consume "huge" amounts of sugar.
Care Quality Commission warns of inappropriate prescribing and failure to carry out checks.
A new analysis of the controversial PACE trial suggests the effects of exercise therapy have been exaggerated.
A study suggests the martial art has benefits similar to or greater than aerobic exercise.
About a quarter of patients in A&E departments last month waited longer than four hours.
Experts are asking the medical profession to stop offering ineffective and potentially harmful treatments.
Unions back a deal that gives NHS staff a minimum pay rise of more than 6% over three years.
Experts say it may be down to a greater awareness of egg donation and more donors coming forward.
New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.
David Nott had helped Syrian surgeons via the internet - weeks later, their hospital was destroyed.
However, inspectors conclude it still "requires improvement" in some areas.
Four patients at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow are now being treated for infections.
Emma Forrest gets up five times a night to satisfy her cravings and stockpiles cans of the drinks.
MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia.
Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.
The BBC uncovers allegations that staff at an Essex mental health trust supplied vulnerable patients.
Laura Clode has been at a mental health unit at Llandough Hospital since last June.
People in Wales who are deaf or have hearing loss are not getting accessible information from their GP.
Alfie Dingley is six - his family want him to be able to use medical cannabis to manage his epilepsy.
A study finds men with low sperm counts are more likely to have health issues that put them at risk.
A study finds chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors.
Police have said they are "extremely concerned" about the baby's mother's welfare.
Charlotte Nott, aged 10, lost all four limbs to meningitis when she was just two years old.
Cancer Research UK says around 38% of all cancers diagnoses could have been prevented.
Nadine Turnbull struggles with a rare condition where her head is not properly secured to her body.
Made In Chelsea star James Dunmore has told BBC 5 live that he lost two sisters to cystic fibrosis.
BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire measures out the sugar that can be found in a typical muffin.
Biscuit the robotic dog responds to touch and speech to help people with dementia.
A mother shows the bruises from her "aggressive and angry" six-year-old son in the campaign for a special licence to use medicinal cannabis to treat his epilepsy.
Medics and a former patient take on a gruelling Sahara race to raise funds for London Air Ambulance.
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.
Rebecca Carless says the response to the video has been "mad" and they want everyone to see it.
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.
Donald Trump has announced plans to tackle the opioid crisis. What are they and why are they a problem?
Why one disabled BBC journalist has found the reporting of Stephen Hawking's death troubling.
George and his mum Gina explain how skiing helps him cope with his autism.
At the age of 17 Sherry Denness tried to kill herself nine times in 10 days, and only then got the help she needed.
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.
Norway has led the way in introducing a sugar tax - but not everybody in the country is a fan.
Allergies made a young dancer afraid of food and she was the size of a six-year-old at the age of 11.
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.