Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

But there is no reason to start drinking coffee for health reasons, the BMJ study found.

NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses

Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.

Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds

A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients.

NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog

A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.

Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'

Spirits may make you angry or tearful, while red wine or beer may make you relax, research says.

Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland to start in May

The move will raise the cost of the strongest, cheapest alcohol by setting a minimum price of 50p-per-unit.

Young people 'experimenting more in bed'

Study reveals increasing diversity in young people's heterosexual practices.

Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds.

Sussex Health Care: Men's legs broken in Beech Lodge care home

The men's relatives say the cases are not part of the investigation into nine Sussex care homes.

New scanner 'like 100 MRIs in one' developed in Aberdeen

Patients in Scotland are the first in the world to be scanned with new magnetic resonance imaging equipment.