Couple married for 73 years die within five minutes of each other in separate care homes

Their son Doug said the near-simultaneous deaths are 'a blessing'

Professor Green (Hand out press photograph provided by Camilla Gould)
The bustling Accident & Emergency ward at Milton Keynes Hospital

Patients must show passport to use NHS or pay more than £2,000 in 'health tourism' crackdown

The Government hopes to recoup £500 million a year but doctors have raised concerns about the impact on poor and vulnerable migrants

Hunching down looking at electronic devices leading to huge increase in people with neck and back problems, experts warn

Experts report huge rise in number of 18- to 24-year-olds with neck and back problems

General Election 2015: Parties lose their bedside manner as they clash over NHS

Miliband and Cameron vie to be saviour of the health service in war of words about costings

£1bn has been pulled out of social care sector since 2011

A million elderly people lack basic social care as unprecedented funding cuts leave struggling NHS to pick up the pieces

Age UK say the issue is the single most important for older voters going into next month's general election

Low achievers, women and those who did courses involving maths most benefited from being banned from coffeeshops

Students banned from cannabis coffee shops 'more likely to pass exams,' a Dutch study claims

The 'partial-prohibition' sought to ban smokers from France and Luxembourg

The Chancellor is on course to beat his deficit target this year

General election 2015: Tories pledge £8 billion a year for NHS by 2020

NHS England currently has an annual budget of £102 billion

A German Shepherd

Prostate cancer detected by dogs with more than 90% accuracy

40,000 new cases of prostate cancer are reported every year

Labour has already promised to recruit 3,000 more midwives in England

General Election 2015: Women to be guaranteed one-to-one care by a midwife during birth, Labour promises

'Call the Midwife shouldn’t just be a TV programme from the past but part of our NHS future too'

Homeless should be given period products for free by shelters and charities, say campaigners

Lack of products and facilities can lead to poor hygiene and risk of illness

Being pregnant has a “rejuvenating effect”

Being pregnant like a youth serum for mothers-to-be

The sharing of blood between mother and baby appears to help repair damaged tissue

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that the risk of dementia was one third higher in people with a BMI less than 20.

Being overweight may not increase dementia risk and could protect against mental decline

The research concludes it is those who are underweight in middle age who have a greater chance of developing dementia

Overall 87 percent of patients who required hospital admission were seen within 18 weeks up to February – short of the target to see 90 per cent within in this timeframe.

NHS England misses waiting times target for routine operations for second time in a year

Official figures reveal 40,000 people had to wait more than 18 weeks for treatment starting in February

The report on sustainability and the NHS suggests the most cost effective reduction of carbon emissions and costs would be packaging and drug waste reduction, in addition to increased use of teleconferencing to replace business miles.

NHS could save £180m a year by reducing carbon emissions, National Audit Office claims

If a correct estimate, this would be the equivalent of just over 1,400 GPs salaries

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