Study of retired players hopes to provide a definitive answer on the risks of repeatedly heading the ball.
Consumer group Which? is concerned the popular children’s products are not being properly vetted.
An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.
Three women describe living with the intense pain and heavy periods caused by adenomyosis.
Researchers find bowel cancer screening can indicate whether people are at risk of other problems.
Dr Andrew Bastawrous has invented an app that has been shown in clinical trials to help more children see clearly.
The charity argued it would be forced out of business by a £400m bill for the past six years.
It is the largest payout over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products cause cancer.
How Fay Nugent beat her phobia by riding Wilber the Whale through a 10-storey tower block.
Former TOWIE star Danielle Armstrong says she bought cannabis oil for her friend who was dying from breast cancer.
The expert caver gave the OK for the boys to dive their way out and was among the last to leave.
Experts believe they may have found a way to prevent the condition from developing in at risk babies.
A ninth boy emerges as divers push to complete the rescue of a football team from a flooded cave.
Giving solids as well as breast milk at three months resulted in fewer sleep problems for some babies.
Anna Whitehouse tells how sharing her experiences of five miscarriages was “essential” for her.
An NHS investigation was sparked by the suicide of an 18-year-old shortly after moving from child to adult care.
Mesh must not be routinely used to treat women with stress urinary incontinence, NHS England told.
US negotiators reportedly threatened retaliation against nations supporting a breastfeeding measure.
Parents are complaining that the new version of Aptamil formula is making their babies ill.
How hospices provide vital end of life care for patients and their families.
Gavin didn’t leave his flat for four years because of his weight, but gastric band surgery gave him hope.
A doctor specialising in treating people in difficult environments explains the impact of being trapped underground.
It is the fourth most common cancer in UK women but few know the symptoms to look out for.
The “mosaic” vaccine produced an anti-HIV immune-system response in tests on 393 people.
Sybil and Mary started nursing when the NHS was founded and have been best friends ever since.
A major supplier to UK supermarkets recalls 43 products over fears they contain the bacteria listeria.
Five areas in Salisbury and Amesbury are cordoned off as police continue their investigation.
A mental health charity says people with debt problems are twice as likely to develop major depression.
Buying glasses with the correct lenses can be expensive – but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Events include a service at Westminster Abbey and a royal visit in Wales.
To mark the years of the NHS, the BFI has released a collection of rare public health films.
Patients, politicians and celebrities pay tribute to the NHS as it marks its 70th anniversary.
Knowing more about what drugs people are using is crucial to protect them from harm.
A look at key moments and striking pictures during 70 years of the NHS
As the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary one of its first patients recalls her life-saving treatment.
Emma has solar urticaria which means her skin breaks out into hives when she stays in the sun for too long.
Men who ate about two handfuls of nuts a day improved sperm count and vitality, a study finds.
The boys are seen wrapped in blankets and with divers, as a huge operation continues to free them.
Hannah and Kelly are two doctors with the same disability but very different experiences of life in medicine.
Why genome mapping could make the case for saving the NHS.
A government review of the law on using cannabis-based drugs for medical purposes gets under way.
Air pollution is linked to the asthma death of a nine-year-old girl who lived near to a busy London road.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt responds to young people’s mental health care for adolescents’ experiences.
Scientists say they have found a new target for tackling body odour.
Studies show it works in mice, helping to gobble up large, aggressive breast and skin tumours.
“A very large amount of evidence” will be trawled to uncover how so many patient lives were lost or harmed.
The woman, who is now recovering in hospital, had been declared dead following a road accident.
As moorland fires continue to burn, what’s the best way to stay safe and protect yourself?
One of the children we’ve been following for four years begins treatment to delay the onset of puberty.