Want to advertise on this website? Create your advert now.
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.
Taking part in clinical trials can bring enormous benefits, but few people are signing up
Economists warn the NHS will need an extra 4% a year - £2,000 per UK household - for the next 15 years.
A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.
Influential economists argue an extra £2,000 per UK household is needed over the next 15 years.
The creams work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, warns consumer group Which?.
Surgeons say this time of year can bring a spike in accidents with gardening and DIY equipment.
Two of the three patients who were taken from the treatment centre for prayers have died.
Researchers in Glasgow analysed the amount of time 390,000 people spent looking at TV and computer screens.
The group - backed by Prof Stephen Hawking before his death - is challenging creation of new health management bodies.
The sugar hit in puddings, biscuits and chocolate remains high despite a crackdown.
Spine experts reveal the improbable dynamics of the "Smooth Criminal" lean.
Doctors in Northern Ireland say loneliness has become a "public health epidemic".
Toddlers spend time with dementia patients in Colwyn Bay to test the potential for restoring memory.
A watchdog says "innovative changes" helped boost London Ambulance Service's performance.
Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia, says a UK scientist.
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.
Lini Puthussery is among 10 people who died in the viral outbreak in India's southern Kerala state.
Cancer blogger Rachael Bland says she is now a 'lab rat', as her hopes rest on clinical trials.
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.
There have been 2,278 reported incidents of abuse on ambulance staff since 2012/2013, figures show.
Experts say more people with drug and alcohol problems should be fast-tracked for treatment.
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement "not defective" in group action at High Court.
Three health boards fail to qualify for a share of £50m extra cash for improving waiting times.
Four to five sessions a week are needed to stop the main arteries to the heart from furring up.
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.
Health committee chair Sarah Wollaston says rise of 3% will 'not be high enough'
Sophie Parker shares her story of being bullied for having a birthmark on her face.
A restaurant aims to give diners with dementia and their carers the "best possible time".
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court.
A group of teenagers at a school where free sanitary products are available tackle the stigma around periods.
The kindness in a box that is making a huge difference to women undergoing chemotherapy.
As global rates of short-sightedness - or myopia - increase around the world, Singapore is hoping to buck the trend with three simple but innovative solutions.
"Mental health is really hard to express in words" - one of the reasons See Me Scotland is launching a survey about young people's mental health.
At least 11 die and 800 fall ill after eating the deadly fungi in the west of the country.
Is when we eat clashing with our circadian rhythms and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health?
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.
NHS spending on the private sector was just over £9bn last year.
More than 1.6 million prescriptions for ADHD medication were dispensed last year - double 10 years ago.
Cheap and easy to obtain, the painkiller Tramadol has millions of Egyptians hooked on getting high.
Five tricks to help perishables last longer than their recommended 'best before' date.
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo says it can contain the deadly Ebola virus.
Artificial sweeteners offer a sweet taste without the calories, but are they healthy?
Thousands of litres are sold in the UK every year but do we use it at the right times?
The families of two children are seeking medical cannabis to help stop their seizures.
A study in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of a stroke
José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.
A photographer's portraits of strangers helped him to overcome his mental health problems.
A hospice charity wants people to talk more about dying and bereavement.
Vicky Clayton cannot give her son the thing he wants most in the world - his dad.
Seven-year-old Harper Mitchell Hyslop has rare lung condition which makes it difficult to be in any heat.
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
This Microportal is built on the 2day Microportals platform which provides you with 3 click access to local and global information crucial both to your personal and working life. The platform provides live local data on transport, what's on, accommodation, eating out, shopping, sport, religion and weather as well as comprehensive reference and resource sections including TV, radio, online shopping, route planning, health, education and more.
Copyright © 2004–2018 2day Microportals, East Quither Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0PZ, UK.