Parkinson's results beyond researchers' wildest dreams

Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. Researchers say the small trial of the treatment has gone 'beyond their wildest dreams'.

Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

The use of self-injected dermal and lip fillers is rising, along with dangerous cosmetic surgery.

Innovative child malaria vaccine test starts in Malawi

The treatment, developed over 30 years, is the first to give partial protection to children, WHO says.

Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Clinics are using "selective success rates" to target older women, the fertility watchdog warns.

Athletes risking their health by 'under-fuelling'

Distance runner Gina Paletta warns how "under-fuelling" during training left her on crutches.

The profoundly deaf girl who found her voice after brain surgery

Leia was born profoundly deaf but pioneering surgery and therapy has enabled her to hear sounds.

Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

A little bone scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts.

Targeted checks 'prevent one-in-10 heart attacks'

Around 5,000 heart attacks and strokes a year could be prevented by personalising heart health checks.

People with learning disabilities 'trapped' in hospitals as target missed

More than 2,200 people with learning disabilities are still being treated in hospitals, figures show.

Mother 'felt suicidal' after baby death news reports

Holly Eastall says she felt suicidal after being falsely accused of abuse following her baby's death.