Labour pledges free personal care for over-65s in England

Help with dressing, washing and meals will be paid for by the state in England, costing £6bn a year.

'Cancer treatment broke my heart, but I've survived'

Kreena developed heart failure after being treated for cancer - but has made a remarkable recovery.

Efforts to cut sugar out of food way off target

Soft drinks have 29% less sugar on average since a levy was imposed, but we're eating more sugary food.

Children being denied new cancer drugs

Doctors say the rules are "too cautious" for giving innovative medicines to children.

Sertraline: Antidepressant works 'by reducing anxiety symptoms first'

A study of patients taking the common antidepressant sertraline throws new light on how it works.

Labour conference: Menopausal women 'should get flexible work hours'

Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler will unveil the policy at Labour's conference in Brighton.

Labour vows to stop NHS prescription charges

Labour is to announce a pledge to abolish prescription charges in England at its party conference next week.

MPs demand action over wrongly-issued NHS fines

"Vulnerable" people are being fined over claims for free treatment at dentists and doctors, say MPs.

Hospitals relying on 'emergency' loans to cover costs

NHS trusts are paying back millions of pounds to the government each year in interest.

Where not to live if you want a good care home

An analysis maps the areas with the highest concentrations of sub-standard care home places.