More schoolchildren 'rejecting cigarettes'

The proportion of surveyed pupils who have ever smoked tobacco drops to a record low of 16%.

'Why me? I had ovarian cancer at 14'

Kelliyah thought she was putting on weight - and was shocked to find her condition was much more serious.

Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread

A fall in uptake of the MMR vaccine means the UK has lost its measles-free status.

Edinburgh Fringe: Tourette's charity wants apology over award-winning joke

People with the condition are angered after Olaf Falafel's gag won an award following a public vote.

Call for crackdown on junk food price deals to tackle obesity

Health groups want restrictions on multi-buy promotions in a bid to tackle obesity.

Ambulance 999 target times 'should be reinstated for stroke victims'

Mair Gore was told she would have to wait two-and-a-half hours for an ambulance after having a stroke.

Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.

The little-known spinal injury 'costing the NHS millions'

Cauda equina syndrome requires decompression surgery within hours to avoid catastrophic damage.

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Keith Castle was the first UK heart recipient to live for more than five years afterwards.

Why is the UK seeing a rise in measles cases?

Three years after eliminating the infection, Britain has lost its 'measles-free status'. How?