Measles: Half a million UK children missed jab

People rejecting vaccines are a "growing public health time bomb", the head of NHS England warns.

'Exhilarating' implant turns thoughts to speech

The technology could eventually help those who have lost their voice to speak again.

No sedentary screen time for babies, WHO says

Children under two should not be given screens or TV to keep them quiet, new guidelines say.

'My hands and legs needed to go when I got meningitis'

Mike Davies spent 70 days in intensive care with meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia.

Coventry neurosurgeon gave patient 'appalling' surgery

Doctors say his work on a woman now "virtually unable to walk" is deeply flawed.

Parkinson's results beyond researchers' wildest dreams

Patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines.

Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

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

Malaria vaccine rolled out for tens of thousands of children

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.

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.