- Junior doctors' contract talks welcomed May 5, 2016Moves by the government and junior doctors to restart talks has prompted hope the dispute over new working arrangements can be solved.
- Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time' May 6, 2016Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin that stays largely unchanged over time, a US study suggests.
- US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s May 5, 2016The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.
- HIV-infected organs transplant success May 5, 2016HIV-infected organs have been successfully transplanted into four HIV-positive NHS patients in the UK, for the first time.
- Embryo study shows 'life's first steps' May 4, 2016Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
- Exercise 'outweighs air pollution harm' May 5, 2016The health benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the negative effects of air pollution, a UK study suggests.
- Microwave device to help diabetics May 5, 2016Scientists create a portable blood glucose measure for diabetics which uses microwaves instead of pricking the skin.
- Chart-topping NHS choir signs film deal May 5, 2016The NHS choir that beat Justin Bieber to the UK's Christmas number one spot in 2015 signs a film deal to tell its story of success.
- A&E-only hospital's trust 'outstanding' May 4, 2016Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust is rated "outstanding" despite concerns over its new pioneering emergency-only hospital.
- Hospital failings led to stillbirth May 4, 2016A hospital trust admits liability after failings at one of its midwife-led units resulted in a baby being stillborn.