NHS funding crisis: how can it plug the gap?

Briefing Thu 10 Jul, AT 12:06

New spending review reveals annual deficit of £100m, raising fears that free healthcare could end

An elderly lady enjoys a cup of tea at an AgeUK Centre

Alzheimer's: test breakthrough raises hopes

One-Minute Read Tue 8 Jul, AT 09:29

Scientists develop new test that can predict onset of Alzheimer's with 87% accuracy

Iron Man armour

Iron Man designers to build body armour for US army

One-Minute Read Mon 7 Jul, AT 10:31

Hollywood special effect team is working on a new Iron Man 'agile exoskeleton' for US soldiers

Cholesterol drugs could be used to fight breast cancer

One-Minute Read Sat 5 Jul, AT 08:12

Study finds connection between high levels of fat in the blood and breast cancer

A young girl waits at a medical centre

Failure to tackle FGM is a 'national scandal', say MPs

One-Minute Read Thu 3 Jul, AT 10:04

MPs criticise schools, police and the CPS and demand a national action plan to end the practice

The fossilised remains of a polar bear have been found in the Indian Himalayas

No DNA evidence for Yetis - but polar bears 'found in India'

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Jul, AT 14:53

Tests on samples of hair from all over the world rule out existence of 'anomalous primates'

Tommy Main

Punch 4 Punch: the internet craze blamed for father's death

Briefing Wed 2 Jul, AT 11:02

Londoner Tommy Main died after being hit in the chest by a friend as they played 'game' at a party

Antibiotics being prepared

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs threaten return to 'dark ages'

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Jul, AT 08:40

David Cameron describes rise in superbugs as one of the biggest health threats facing the world today

Nasa's LDSD flying saucer

Nasa tests 'flying saucer' spaceship for future Mars missions

One-Minute Read Mon 30 Jun, AT 13:03

UFO-shaped spacecraft could be critical for future manned mission to the red planet


Cameron warned NHS could collapse in five years

One-Minute Read Sun 29 Jun, AT 08:25

Leading Tories join calls for prime minister to increase health spending now