- Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn September 25, 2016Health problems related to the way we live are costing the NHS in England alone around £11bn each year.
- UK 'has never been more addicted to smartphones' September 26, 2016One in three people check their phone in the middle of the night and admit their overuse is causing rows with partners, according to a report by Deloitte.
- 'Smart drug' warning for students September 26, 2016The government's watchdog issues a warning to students about the dangers of taking cognitive enhancers or "smart drugs".
- Body fat link to bacteria in faeces September 25, 2016The make up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.
- Junior doctors call off five-day strikes over contracts September 24, 2016Junior doctors in England suspend a series of five-day strikes over the next three months, the British Medical Association announces, following concerns over patient safety,
- Osteoporosis tests 'could save Welsh NHS £4.5m' September 26, 2016More services in Wales to help diagnose osteoporosis could save the NHS £4.5m a year, a charity claims.
- Women's mental health needs 'not considered adequately' September 25, 2016Women's mental health needs are "not being considered" despite rising rates of suicide, campaigners warn.
- Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show September 23, 2016More than 40% of children in England did not see a dentist last year, NHS statistics show - a figure the British Dental Association says is embarrassing.
- Google Deepmind: Should patients trust the company with their data? September 22, 2016Google has ambitious plans for using medical records and appears to also be bidding to create a truly digitised NHS.
- 'Thousands' hit by late-cancelled operations September 22, 2016Tens of thousands of operations were cancelled by English hospitals last year but not officially counted, figures seen by the BBC suggest.