Danger map reveals health threat zone

South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say.

'Remarkable' drop in new HIV cases among men

Among gay and bisexual men, new diagnoses have fallen for the first time in England.

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

Ninth avoidable baby death at NHS trust

Maddison Jackson died in 2013 at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital after delays.

Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom

More must be done to protect young people from cosmetic procedure industry, a report says.

First NHS proton beam machine arrives at Christie hospital

The arrival of the machine means patients will no longer have to go abroad for proton beam therapy.

Century-old Parkinson's question answered

Team find evidence the immune system is attacking the brain in Parkinson's.

Queen's Speech: Ground laid for dropping 'dementia tax'

Queen's Speech promises reform of social care, but stops short of spelling out how.

How to make labour wards safer

Experts identify the actions needed by reviewing all recent baby deaths and injuries on UK maternity wards.

Don't be scared to let animals on wards, say nurses

Nurses are calling for more pets and therapy-animals to help patients recover on wards.