Boy has ears created from ribs
A boy who was born without ears has had a pair created from his ribs.
Nine-year-old Kieran Sorkin had the surgery at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital.
About 100 children a year in the UK are born without one or both ears, a condition known as microtia.
Kieran was born deaf with small lobes where his ears should be. He can already hear, thanks to previous surgery to implant a hearing aid.
"I want people to stop asking me questions", said Kieran from Hertfordshire. "I'd like just to look like my friends.
Analysis: Assisted dying debate
There is a profound gulf between those who see assisted dying as a fundamental human right for the terminally ill and those who fear that right could easily turn into a duty for the disabled and vulnerable.
It was the case of the late Tony Nicklinson, who had locked-in syndrome and wanted doctors to help him die, which proved a powerful talisman for the pro-lobby.
Tanni Grey-Thompson: Assisted dying 'a dangerous path'
Paralympic multi-gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has spoken out against the legalisation of assisted dying.
She warned that a bill proposed by former Labour Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer does not have "adequate safeguards".
Stephen Hawking: Why I support Assisted Dying
Cambridge scientist Stephen Hawking is backing the Assisted Dying Bill which is being debated by peers on Friday.
The 72-year-old cosmologist said it was "discrimination against the disabled to deny them the right to kill themselves that able bodied people have."
Antibiotic resistance: Cameron warns of medical 'dark ages'
The world could soon be "cast back into the dark ages of medicine" unless action is taken to tackle the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
He has announced a review into why so few anti-microbial drugs have been introduced in recent years.
How can I cut down on sugar?
Let me confess. I love sugar.
I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the stuff.
'World's smallest' pacemaker
Skin cancer trial results 'exciting'
The results of two international trials against advanced skin cancer have been hailed as "exciting and striking".
Both treatments, for advanced melanoma, are designed to enable the immune system to recognise and target tumours.
Does endurance cycling help you live longer?
Does endurance cycling help you live longer? Take one look at cycling legend Brian Robinson, and you may have your answer.
Brian, aged 83, is a bona fide British cycling legend: the first Briton to finish the Tour de France in 1956 and the first to win a Tour stage in 1958.