A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.
School-leavers are being urged to be immunised against the highly aggressive strain.
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines.
Baby Ella was struggling to breathe after getting her neck caught on the umbilical cord during her birth.
The total number of fatal overdoses was recorded at 867 in 2016 - nearly a quarter higher than 2015.
More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms.
There has been much talk about whether more of a "postcode lottery" has opened up for NHS patients. Recent revelations about IVF provision, highlighting major variations around England and more extensive care in Scotland and Wales, added…
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.
Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
People have higher life satisfaction if they feel emotions they desire - even if they are unpleasant.
The overall caseload has declined since early July, but 5,000 people a day are still being infected.
Wendy Watson, who was awarded an MBE in 2012, has resigned as a charity trustee over the "error".
Specialist doctors are to join Wales Air Ambulance crews to treat seriously injured patients faster.
A Labour MSP says access to sanitary products should be a basic right for anyone who needs them.
The mother of a woman who killed herself in prison speaks out against the prison system.
A blog on birth trauma is prompting women to share their own difficult experiences.
More than 600 children and teenagers are being treated for the condition in England and Wales, experts warn.
Flying with a wheelchair is hard enough - it's even harder when it's broken in transit.
All you need to know about the European tainted-egg scandal that has now spread to Asia.
Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland are said to have received tainted eggs.
Pigs have been freed of viruses that stop them being viable organ donors.
Twenty tonnes of insecticide-tainted eggs were sold in Denmark, its food safety authority says.
Researchers from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney call the news "a double breakthrough".
UK supermarkets have withdrawn several products which contain eggs, including sandwiches and salads.
More than four million people are waiting for surgery in England.
More patients are being treated by specialists and given crucial medicines in English and Welsh hospitals.
Worcestershire NHS Trust says some patients may not have got the care they should have.
Figures show the amount of NHS land in England earmarked for sale has more than doubled in a year.
Princess Diana's ex-doctor is being sued by the woman, who alleges negligence in her husband's treatment.