Children 'getting sight problems because of eye test delays'

A quarter of school-age children have not had a test, putting them at risk of sight problems, a survey finds.

Steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS

NHS hospitals can start offering it to men with benign prostate enlargement, says regulator.

Gut bug enzyme turns blood into type-O

Scientists hope their discovery could ease shortages of "universal" donor blood.

Adrian Chiles 'horrified' at drinking 100 alcohol units a week

The TV and radio broadcaster revealed he sometimes drank more than 100 units a week.

Women 'being denied Caesarean choice'

Only 26% of maternity units follow guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.

Brexit: NHS managers warn about impact of no deal

Leaving the EU without a deal would make it harder to stop the spread of diseases, NHS boss is told.

Asthma sufferers warned before returning to school

Asthma hospital admissions have shot up in recent Septembers after a lapse in children's inhaler use.

Health fear over rise in teens using protein supplements

Concerns are raised sports supplements such as protein shakes could be harmful to teenagers.

Workers in open-plan offices 'more active'

They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study found.

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.