Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.

Luton house transformed to help parents of sick children

The former 1930s council house will support 420 families a year and has five bedrooms.

Lister Hospital IT issue: 'No harm' has come to patients

A trust had found almost 15,000 patients may have been affected by a failure to pass on medical updates.

Tafida Raqeeb: Parents bid to get daughter treated in Italy

Doctors treating Tafida Raqeeb in the UK have said it is in her best interests to be allowed to die.

Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU

The number of drug-related deaths in the country soared last year, with the rate now three times that of the UK as a whole.

Anorexia stems from body as well as mind – study

The eating disorder charity Beat said the findings were groundbreaking.

Essex doctor struck off for writing fake prescriptions

Dr Mohammad Khan was caught when prescribing menopause medication to a pregnant woman.

Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk

Research suggests up to a third of cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes.

Does 5G pose health risks?

Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators.

Ministers may advise on how much sleep people need

The advice is expected to form part of a series of proposals aimed at improving public health.