Lifestyle practises to prevent cancer are becoming neglected
There is ‘no question’ that delays in the approval of life-saving new medicines will prove fatal for some, says Professor Paul Workman
Surgeons and their patients are finding that virtual reality can relieve the pain and stress of operations – and it’s safer and cheaper than sedatives. Jo Marchant travels to a Mexican mountaintop village to visit a pioneering clinic
Middle to old age people with hypertension are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease but this risk may decrease at a certain age
Buchy sparked controversy when he admitted 'I've never even thought about it'
State school applicants with 'compassion, empathy and enthusiasm' are encouraged to apply for one of 25 places on the new scheme
Discovery offers hope of new treatments for over consumption of alcohol
Haemorrhoid removal and varicose veins were two of the most common procedures for 25-35 year olds, and those in the 16-25 year old category are suddenly seeing a spike in knee operations
Results raise hopes of cure for a disease that killed more than 5,000 people in the UK in 2014
Another study shows that although average life expectancy has risen by 10 years since 1990, the healthy life expectancy (the years without serious illness or disability) rose by only 6.1 years
'Words cannot express how miserable I was today and have been on so many occasions in the past. If anyone asked me advice on pursuing a career in nursing I would strongly advise against it. It is by far the worst decision I have ever made'
She received the life-changing surgery after being mauled by her pet Labrador in 2005
'For me, it felt like a complete wonder drug and I can’t wait for it to be available,' says a trial patient
Doctors from the clinical advisory group have claimed NHS England tried to sabotage attempts to introduce the expensive drugs, to delay them until the following financial year because they didn't have enough funding
One consultant was paid £375,000 in overtime fees on top of their salary
Research shows hospital staff take women's pain less seriously, spent less time treating them and are more likely to wrongly diagnose physical pain as 'just emotional'