Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'
It may be because of higher levels of a blood-clotting protein in A, B and AB blood groups.
Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes
A fusion of biology and technology is an "exciting glimpse" of medicine's future, scientists say.
Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims
Surgeon Ian Paterson was convicted of intentionally wounding patients with unnecessary operations.
Cancer Drugs Fund 'huge waste of money'
Politicians and experts are criticised over the fund, which cost £1.27bn and may have harmed patients.
Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'
A drug to stop bleeding after giving birth could cut deaths by a third, research suggests.
Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says
A simple eye test could lead to earlier detection of a condition causing irreversible sight loss.
Plain tobacco packaging 'may cut smokers by 300,000 in UK'
A study review gives its best estimate of how standard packs could impact on smoking.
'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early
The discovery allows doctors to detect returning tumours earlier and increases chances of a cure.
General election 2017: Labour promises pay rises for NHS staff
The party says it wants to tackle workforce shortages that it says are risking patient safety.
Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'
Extremely small particles of air pollution have the potential to end up in the body, a study suggests.
Alcohol binge can upset heart's rhythm, say researchers
Researchers studied the impact in volunteers visiting the Munich Oktoberfest.
Councils and health boards dispute £250m care costs
Law lords must decide who pays for nurses delivering social care in residential homes.
NHS contaminated blood was 'criminal cover-up' - Burnham
Former Health Secretary Andy Burnham calls for a "Hillsborough-style inquiry" into the claims.
Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.
Mental health care cuts in England 'to total £4.5m'
Data from 127 clinical commissioning groups also suggests total spending will rise by 4.15% in 2017/18.
Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
The brain is fed with more oxygen and nutrients, boosting thinking and memory skills.
Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital
The patient was declared fit for discharge more than 1,300 days ago, but has not left hospital.
Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
Derby button battery girl Kacie Barradell home after ordeal
Kacie Barradell had the battery removed in hospital after it caused serious internal damage.
Shrewsbury trust warned over baby heart monitoring in 2007
Since then, failures to monitor foetal heart rates have contributed to the deaths of five babies.
Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling
Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.
Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals
The NHS in England wants to reduce sugar intake by patients and staff to reduce health problems.
Tennant and Colman support selfie mental health campaign
The stars of Broadchurch are among celebrities posting selfies to support a mental health initiative.
Global plan to wipe out hepatitis
Viral hepatitis is killing almost as many people worldwide as HIV and TB, says the World Health Organization.
Motherhood in the time of Zika
Katie Falkenberg's photo feature on mothers caring for children damaged by the Zika virus in Brazil was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.
Schoolboy given goggles to regain sight
Charlie, now eight, started losing his sight aged four, and has only been able to see close up until now.
Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.
Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.
Debbie Douglas on her breast surgeon Ian Paterson
Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.
Poorna Bell on the addiction and suicide of her husband
Poorna Bell explains how her husband took his own life after a secret battle with heroin addiction
Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth
New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.
Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year's maternity leave is too long for mothers
Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers.
Inside a neonatal intensive care unit
What does it take to care for the sickest premature babies? 5 live takes a look inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Burnley General hospital.
The gym class where nodding off is the new working out
The health clubs offering exhausted parents the chance to sleep for 45 minutes.
Britain's Got Talent 2008 winner George Sampson has had a hair transplant
The dancer says head spinning is partly behind his hair loss.
Reality Check: How much will Labour's NHS plans cost?
Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost.
'I don't feel blessed'
Parents of disabled children are often positive about the situation - but one mother says her children's autism has left her with "dark thoughts".
The worst scenario
Molly Watt was born severely deaf but as a teenager discovered she was going blind too.
Jonny Benjamin says running with the man who stopped him jumping from a bridge was ‘emotional’.
At a loss
Survivors say the pain of bereavement can easily push people into mental illness without proper support.
Most women struggle to get out of bed when eight weeks' pregnant. How did Serena win a Grand Slam title?
When Judith Donald developed acne suddenly at the age of 23 it really knocked her confidence.
The plant-based diet, beloved by celebrities, has got the experts worried.