Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Matthew Edwards | May 31, 2017

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson carried out needless surgery on patients he told had cancer. Source: Health

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Charlie Gard's life support to be maintained pending appeal decision

Matthew Edwards | May 31, 2017

Supreme Court justices order Charlie Gard’s life support to be maintained until at least 8 June. Source: Health

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Loose Women's Nadia Sawalha on losing her hair

Matthew Edwards | May 31, 2017

The TV star fights back tears in a video on Facebook saying her trademark curls are fake. Source: Health

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Vietnam dialysis: Seven patients die in hospital

Matthew Edwards | May 30, 2017

One woman remains in intensive care and the health ministry begins a criminal investigation. Source: Health

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Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

Matthew Edwards | May 30, 2017

The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope. Source: Health

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Scientists find that smoking harms livers of unborn babies

Matthew Edwards | May 29, 2017

Researchers find that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is harmful to developing liver cells. Source: Health

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How to manage back pain

Matthew Edwards | May 29, 2017

Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from Doctor in the House, on the options available to people living with back pain. Source: Health

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Autism diagnoses 'could be reduced under NHS plan'

Matthew Edwards | May 26, 2017

The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London. Source: Health

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Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise

Matthew Edwards | May 26, 2017

Parents could be fined up to €2,500 if they fail to see a doctor about vaccinating their children. Source: Health

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Why Greek mountain villagers have healthy hearts

Matthew Edwards | May 26, 2017

Scientists say something in their genes protects their hearts against disease. Source: Health

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