Dog owners have lower mortality, study finds

Researchers found a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, especially hunting breeds.

First gene-editing in human body attempt

Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

Autism concern over home schooling rise in Wales

Many autistic children are struggling to cope in schools and are being removed, a charity warns.

Tia has epidermolysis bullosa - known as 'butterfly skin'

Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.

Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study

Men who don't seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests.

'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs get NHS approval

Two new treatments can slow cancer down and delay the need for chemotherapy, research shows.

Boots 'breaking' morning-after pill promise, say Labour MPs

MPs urge the pharmacy to complete its roll-out of cheaper contraception across all of its stores.

Dying mother's bid to raise funds to keep her children out of care

Sam Kyme has motor neurone disease and wants her two sons to live with her sister in Australia.

Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report

Body dissatisfaction can start in children as young as six, warns the Youth Select Committee.

Mental health trusts restrain patients 'every 10 minutes'

More patients and staff are being injured during incidents of restraint, according to new figures.