Brexit: NHS managers warn about impact of no deal

Leaving the EU without a deal would make it harder to stop the spread of diseases, NHS boss is told.

Asthma sufferers warned before returning to school

Asthma hospital admissions have shot up in recent Septembers after a lapse in children's inhaler use.

Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'

They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

'I broke every bone in my face - and survived'

Tom Locke is one of 1,600 people alive today thanks to a change in the way the NHS works, a study suggests.

Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.

Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity.

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

E-cigarettes are much less harmful than tobacco and shouldn't be treated the same way, MPs warn.

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.

'Lost' contact lens removed from woman's eyelid after 28 years

A 42-year-old woman was hit by a shuttlecock when she was 14 and thought the lens had fallen out.