29 January 2015
The NHS is under intense pressure, yet public satisfaction appears to be at a record high.
Proposals to shorten medical training for doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors warn.
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three UK children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.
Watching a DVD or using a stress ball during minor surgery can reduce a patient's anxiety levels, suggests a study from the University of Surrey.
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.
Former Labour health minister Lord Darzi tells BBC's Newsnight it is irrelevant whether NHS care is delivered by the private or the public sector.
Scientists at the Institut Pasteur in France who are tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.
A row has broken out about the system for giving NHS hospitals in England their income.
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