Skin creams can lead to fire deaths

Products for conditions such as eczema can leave people at risk of setting themselves ablaze, experts warn.

Gently stroking babies 'provides pain relief'

A study monitored the brain activity of babies when they had a blood test while being stroked.

NHS Fife offers patients hip replacement day surgery

NHS Fife is the first health board in Scotland to perform hip replacements as day surgery for suitable patients.

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'

Researchers say the study is a "light in the fog" in the search for the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Are parents prepared for holiday hangovers?

Christmas parties are upon us, but how many parents think about how a hangover will affect their parenting?

Dingwall Pupils fall ill after drinking vaping fluid

Young people and their parents are being warned that ingesting the toxic substance can be fatal.

E-cigarette use among US teens rises

Discreet versions of e-cigarettes and different flavours may be some of the reasons behind the surge.

Psychiatric nurse jailed for patient punch

Patrick Maguire struck a patient three times in the face in retaliation for being being hit.

'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.

Obamacare: Texas court rules key health law is unconstitutional

The challenge from a coalition of 20 US states is now likely to go to the US Supreme Court.