- Scans reveal how teenage brain develops July 25, 2016The areas of the brain involved in complex thought are the ones that change the most during the teenage years, research shows.
- Dutch men revealed as world's tallest July 25, 2016When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals.
- Raw eggs 'safe for pregnant women' July 25, 2016Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a food safety committee recommends.
- Stem cell match for 'one in nine million' toddler Joey Ziadi July 26, 2016A toddler with a "one in almost nine million" blood disorder finds a matching stem cell donor after a two-year search.
- Spain registers first Zika microcephaly birth in Europe July 25, 2016A woman with the Zika virus gives birth in Spain to a baby with microcephaly, said to be the first such birth registered in Europe.
- Arthritis patients experience referral delays, audit finds July 25, 2016Only 20% of patients who see a GP with suspected inflammatory arthritis are referred to a specialist within three days, the target set by NICE, an audit suggests.
- Double hand transplant: UK's first operation 'tremendous' success July 21, 2016The UK's first double hand transplant operation has taken place at Leeds General Infirmary and the patient says his new hands look "tremendous".
- Stop making excuses on delays, NHS bosses told July 21, 2016NHS bosses in England are accused by MPs of not being tough enough in tackling delays in discharging medically fit patients from hospital.
- Loss of EU funding 'could cost children's lives' warns hospital July 22, 2016The loss of European funding for medical research could cost the lives of some vulnerable children, Great Ormond Street Hospital says.
- Hospitals given green light to miss waiting time targets July 21, 2016More than 50 hospitals in England have been given the green light to miss key waiting time targets this year to help ease their financial problems.