The Ilford woman who carries her heart in a rucksack

Selwa Hussain is the first woman in the UK to leave hospital with an artificial heart.

Posted on: 20 January 2018 | 5:14 am

Boxer Bradley Smith: 'How anxiety nearly ruined me'

Bradley Smith, 20, from St Ives, people should talk more about mental health.

Posted on: 20 January 2018 | 3:47 am

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'

Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 6:17 pm

Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 3:59 pm

Horse trampling woman's face rebuilt

Libby Keating's face was repaired by experts at St George's Hospital in Tooting.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 5:58 am

Flu season

Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 8:30 pm

'The infection took my nose and legs'

Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 7:44 pm

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 7:21 pm

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 7:19 pm

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 6:25 pm

Should there be a right to die?

Two women explain their opposing views on the contentious right-to-die issue.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 2:54 pm

A&E safety risks in Wales 'unacceptable'

Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 11:54 am

UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'

Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 11:43 am

Check the key targets in your area

Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 7:17 am

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Noel Conway wins the right to challenge a High Court decision against changing the law on assisted dying.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 5:54 am

Scottish NHS waiting times performance at new low

The latest weekly figures showed that 77.9% of patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 5:37 am

Under pressure

How has Wales' biggest hospital been coping with winter pressures?

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 12:48 am

The choir helping people with dementia

"He comes alive when he's here."

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 11:52 pm

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 7:13 pm

Using cannabis helped ease 'frightening' tremors

A mother-of-two from Pembroke Dock wants to see cannabis legalised to help ease symptoms like hers.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 3:42 pm

East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP

The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 1:40 pm

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work

The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 12:08 pm

Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer

Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 12:02 pm

How I became a surrogate

As Kim Kardashian West has her third baby by a surrogate, one Essex mum tells of the joy of surrogacy.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 11:49 am

How community spirit helps a girl with autism and severe anxiety

A scheme to let parents close their streets to cars so children can play is hugely beneficial to one young resident, who has autism and severe anxiety.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | 9:10 am