Coffee is “more likely to benefit health than harm”, a new review has found.
Respiratory diseases, including flu, claimed thousands of lives of elderly people last winter as “excess winter deaths” reached the second highest level in eight years, new figures show.
Taxi drivers across the North-east could be forced to undergo a health “MoT” to check they are fit to sit behind the wheel.
An Aberdeen social project is seeking funds to keep running its cooking classes for adults with additional needs.
A health app that tries to stimulate behavioural change to improve well-being is being trialled by small parts of the NHS.
The squeeze on public spending and the drop in nurse numbers since 2010 has contributed to 120,000 unnecessary deaths in England, according to new research.
A fifth of GPs in England are from overseas, new research suggests.
The use of a hormone pregnancy test in the 1960s and 1970s was not responsible for serious birth defects experienced by some families who took the drug, an official review has concluded.
Prince Harry has thrown his weight behind HIV Testing Week as he handed out self-testing kits at a pop-up clinic in London.
A man who climbed the UK's highest mountain every day for a month to help combat his depression says the outdoors has saved his life.
Hospitals could see the worst ever performance for A&E waiting times this winter, a think tank has warned.
Dieting may help reduce early deaths among obese patients, a new study has found.
Almost two-thirds of people with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems as a result of their condition, new research has found.
Black cab drivers in London are to be trained to respond to medical emergencies and terror attacks.
Almost half of NHS doctors from continental Europe are considering quitting the UK because of Brexit, and nearly one in five has already made solid plans to do so, according to a new survey.
Motorists should face compulsory sight tests every 10 years to stay on the road, leading eye experts have said.
Bill Gates said he is giving $50 million (£38 million) to help fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Today is World Kindness Day, a reminder that it is important to celebrate the trait that makes us human (and makes the world a better place).
A double amputee is preparing to set sail on a global adventure after fearing he would never walk again.
Emergency call paramedics were left shocked after a note was left on their ambulance scolding them for allegedly blocking a driveway.
Fertility experts are celebrating IVF’s 40th anniversary.
The world’s first “test tube baby” has said she hopes families who undergo cutting-edge fertility treatments – such as “three-parent” babies – are not subject to the same harassment her family received after pioneering IVF.
A hallucinogenic drink which contains an illegal class A drug could be used to treat depression and alcoholism, a new study suggests.
Longer waiting times for surgery may be putting patients’ welfare at risk, a leading medical organisation has warned.
The average time a British patient spends with their GP will not match the current length of consultations in Lithuania, Belgium and Portugal until 2086 if trends continue, a new study has found.
Millions of pounds are being wasted on reassessing people with Parkinson’s for benefits even though their condition will never improve, campaigners have warned.
A seven-year-old with a devastating inherited disease has been given a new coat of genetically modified skin covering almost the whole of his body.
A Twitter thread by Give Blood NHS calling for more black blood donors has received loads of praise online for its creative gif-laden explanation – while heading off possible accusations of racism.
Hospitals in England are spending £900 less per person than Germany, an expert has warned.
Leading medics have raised concerns over the first NHS smartphone virtual GP service.