Targeted checks 'prevent one-in-10 heart attacks'

Around 5,000 heart attacks and strokes a year could be prevented by personalising heart health checks.

Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

A little bone scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts.

People with learning disabilities 'trapped' in hospitals as target missed

More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show.

Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports

Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death.

HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

All eight infants now have fully functioning immune systems after undergoing treatment, say experts.

Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.

Pembrokeshire GP job ad admits 'the hours stink'

A doctor in Pembrokeshire tweets a brutally honest job advert in a bid to relieve "tired" GPs.

Ipswich 'killing-suicide': Crisis team 'missed opportunity'

A mental health crisis team is criticised after a patient killed his wife before taking his own life.

The Priory fined £300k over death of 14-year-old girl

Amy El-Keria hanged herself at a clinic run by the private healthcare company in 2012.

A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.