Thousands of pounds of NHS cash is being spent on treats for patients, including holidays, aromatherapy, new clothes and a summer house

NHS health budgets being spent on 'horse riding, holidays and clothes' for patients

Personal health budgets were introduced to develop care plans and provide services for people with long-term conditions and disabilities

The annual cost of storing paper records is up to £1m for each healthcare trust, according to government estimates

Every hospital patient will be given a barcode as part of plan to create a 'paper free' NHS

Proposal for appointments and prescriptions to be arranged via phone apps

Exposure to the male hormone reduced the volume of grey matter in two key regions of the brain

Women given testosterone during gender reassignment process 'start to think more like men'

Research says the brain undergoes structural changes and shrinks in some areas

The tattoo appears to say 'I'm fine' when read by someone looking at her, but reveals its true secret to its wearer

Tattoo with a hidden message highlights the invisible battle faced by people with depression

Bekah Miles was concerned mental illness was not being taken seriously

India has eradicated tetanus as a killer of children and mothers, Prime Minister Modi announces

The disease once killed 800,000 babies a year but has now been eliminated as a public health problem

According to a report, the number of senior doctors on duty at weekends in hospital A&E departments is about half the level of cover during the week

Number of A&E consultants in hospital halves at weekends, according to report

Death rates are up to 15 per cent higher if a patient is treated on a weekend

Jordan Younger was a health icon thanks to her Blonde Vegan brand until her lethargy increased, her periods stopped and she developed food fears

Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition

The 'disease disguised as a virtue' is not yet a recognised eating disorder

There are 124,000 heart attacks each year in the UK

Women 'more likely to die following heart-attack treatment' than men

It may be because women tend to be older when they suffer heart attacks

Regular exercise can reduce ageing and increase the average life span

A daily walk 'can add seven years to your life'

Everyone should be doing at least between 20 and 25 minutes of walking a day

Shrine of cross and flowers at Beachy Head cliff top the third most used suicide spot in the world

Study will help doctor's spot depressed patients who may be about to attempt suicide

Patients who display certain behavioural symptoms may be 50 per cent more at risk

A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'

Sitting ducks: Internet streaming has led to more time spent in front of the box

Watching too much TV can kill you, researchers warn

An 18-year study of 86,000 people has found that the more you watch, the greater the risk of suffering a pulmonary embolism

Hangover cures: The only way to avoid suffering the morning after is 'to drink less alcohol', say scientists

Even drinking water the night before makes little-to-no difference

18 per cent of those who 'strongly associated' with the culture had responses that indicated clinical depression

Goths at risk of depression or self-harming, research says

Researchers said their findings did not prove being a goth leads to depression

A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say

A study found the participants who "preloaded" with water before every meal lost significantly more weight than those who didn't

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