Government trying to crack down on illegal websites selling medication
The European medicines watchdog is to carry out a review of the "morning after pill" emergency contraceptives in light of growing evidence that some products may be less effective for overweight and obese women.
Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it will stop paying doctors to promote its products, in a first for a major drugs company.
Mother's lawyer says decision to make her have a c-section was 'absolutely unreasonable'
Andrew Sheridan's long career at the sharp end of the scrum may be drawing to a close. The England loose-head prop, who played in the 2007 World Cup final and was a Test Lion in South Africa two years later, is suffering from a neck injury and has been told to rest for a month while doctors weigh up his chances of playing again. "Andrew is out, possibly forever," said Bernard Laporte, his coach at Toulon.
The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
I am quite a keen smoker who has always prized myself on being rather good at it
Swiss voters today overwhelmingly defeated a proposal to limit the pay of top executives to 12 times the wages of their lowliest employees.
Dr Sanger was 'one of the most important scientists of the 20th century'
63-year-old was convicted of seven other racially motivated murders after killing Gerald Gordon in a sniper shooting
Britons should be given vaccination record cards and be advised it is their “civic duty” to get immunised, experts recommend on Tuesday, warning that increasing migration, an ageing population and the growth of antibiotic resistance is increasing the threat posed by infectious diseases.
Grandfather took the wrong six-year-old girl to a doctors appointment
Court orders government to regulate medical testing amid fears over industry’s safety
Between six and seven million people in the UK take the medicines every day to lower 'bad cholesterol' in the blood
Colombian farmer’s attempt to impress girlfriend ends in tragedy