Tax cuts sugar in drinks, but we still eat more

Soft drinks have 29% less sugar on average since a levy was imposed, but we're eating more sugary food.

Children being denied new cancer drugs

Doctors say the rules are "too cautious" for giving innovative medicines to children.

Sertraline: Antidepressant works 'by reducing anxiety symptoms first'

A study of patients taking the common antidepressant sertraline throws new light on how it works.

MPs demand action over wrongly-issued NHS fines

"Vulnerable" people are being fined over claims for free treatment at dentists and doctors, say MPs.

Hospitals relying on 'emergency' loans to cover costs

NHS trusts are paying back millions of pounds to the government each year in interest.

Where not to live if you want a good care home

An analysis maps the areas with the highest concentrations of sub-standard care home places.

Diabetes drug also treats heart failure, researchers say

Dapagliflozin was found to cut death rates and hospital stays and improve patient's quality of life.

Surgeon's patients were 'deliberately misled'

Tribunal finds eye surgeon Bobby Qureshi was "dishonest" with vulnerable patients.

Vaginal birth and Caesarean: Differences in babies' bacteria

New findings may help explain why some Caesarean babies are more at risk of certain diseases.

Boris Johnson 'glad' about new father's NHS confrontation

Boris Johnson says an angry exchange with the father of a sick child is "part of my job".