A drug used to treat diabetes could help in the fight against blood cancer, according to research in the journal Nature.
A man says he fears having to tell friends and family he is HIV positive after he was among 780 patients whose details were...
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Two children have been paralysed in the first outbreak of polio in Europe for five years, the World Health Organization says.
A sexual health clinic in London mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admit.
Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.
Senior doctors have told the BBC that GP surgeries in rural areas are in crisis as they say it's harder to find family doctors...
People with learning difficulties in the UK are being inappropriately over-medicated, patient records reveal.
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive has announced.
Thousands of pounds from NHS "personal health budgets" are spent on "treats" such as holidays and clothes, a Freedom of Information request has found.
A man who nearly died from drinking hand gel containing alcohol, says he was part of a group which systematically raided London hospitals for...
A woman who died on Saturday in northern Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, officials have confirmed.