Latest findings could be good news for 1.3 million victims living in UK
Thousands of women are dying from strokes, as doctors miss heart failure symptoms because they are too well groomed and look healthier than they actually are, claims new French research.
Discovery will help patients who do not respond well to various treatments
Chairs for Lewisham and Hull said commissioning while continuing their clinical role as family doctors had become unmanageable
Study finds that four minutes, three times a week could be enough to keep people fit
Fresh anger swept through Delhi after a five-year-old girl was taken to hospital having been allegedly raped by a neighbour. Protesters clashed with police, who were accused of trying to bribe the family to keep quiet, and a senior police officer was suspended after striking a woman protester.
Dick Van Dyke, the star of Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, has cancelled a public appearance in New York suffering with a “yet-to-be diagnosed neurological disorder”.
Ivorian's passion for the game, if not his consistency, pleases the Arsenal manager
They could save the NHS – or bankrupt it. New technological advances that are transforming care of patients also risk crippling the health service responsible for delivering them.
Merely thinking of chocolate may set pulses racing, but research suggests it can actually lower blood pressure.
The hormone oxytocin can help to take the heat out of arguments, study finds
Sweeping variations in standards of care for diabetic patients is costing thousands of lives and wasting tens of millions of pounds every year, the government’s spending watchdog reveals.
OMG (as my children might say), what a week it has been. Unbelievable scenes on the streets of our major cities, non-stop trawling of the news for the latest (accurate) information, and constant updating of stories.
Forget the bathroom scales. Those wishing to keep tabs on their health will soon be able to wear an "intelligent bracelet" to monitor their movement and food intake.
Police investigating suspicious deaths at a hospital say they are working flat-out, with 60 detectives on the case.
It sits behind the ribs pumping 100,000 times a day to carry nourishment to the furthest extremities of the body. But the heart is vulnerable to the excesses of a Western lifestyle.