New prostate therapy recommended on NHS

It's non-surgical and can treat an enlarged, non-cancerous condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia.

BMI and obesity: Where are you on the UK fat scale?

Use this calculator to find out how your BMI compares with the rest of the nation and get tips from health experts.

Report recommends NI abortion law change

A working group recommends changing NI's laws to allow abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality.

Alfie Evans parents appeal against Italy travel ban ruling

The toddler's parents are appealing against an order stopping them from taking him to Rome for treatment.

Newcastle NHS worker made redundant on holiday wins case

The timing of the redundancy notice period affected whether Sandi Haywood received a higher pension.

Windrush: Albert Thompson gets date for cancer treatment

Albert Thompson was initially denied NHS treatment for prostate cancer until he proved his status.

New ban on epilepsy drug in pregnancy

Valproate will no longer be given to girls and women of childbearing age unless they sign a consent form.

Parents facing 'unfair child abuse claims' over bruising

Chelsea's son was taken away for a year, until his bruising was found to be down to a medical condition.

How bacteria are changing your mood

Scientists think "mood microbes" are a new frontier for improving the health of the brain.

US soldier gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant

The wounded veteran who received the organ transplant says he feels "finally more normal".