Palliative care provided by the NHS and hospices is 'second to none', according to new report
Edinburgh researchers identify extinct species of mammal that flourished as dinosaurs died out
Swedish study reveals link between height and cancer - with women at greater risk than men
Storm breaks out as doctors are offered £11k to keep hospital referrals down
Tens of thousands of people sign up to Stoptober in a bid to ditch the cigarettes for October
From today, drivers and passengers caught lighting up with children in the car face a £50 fine
Today Nasa marks its 57th birthday – but how did it begin and what has it achieved?
Pioneering surgery will allow ten British women without wombs to carry their own children
Surgeons carry out pioneering stem cell transplant to treat age-related macular degeneration
Millions of people around the world enjoyed the rare celestial event that sparked doomsday fears
Chemical cocktail emitted from decomposing flesh could help train dogs searching for missing bodies
The paleo diet may help you lose weight, but dietitians describe it as 'a dangerous fad'
World-renowned hospital deemed 'inadequate' by inspectors and this could be 'just the tip of the iceberg'
New research from Alzheimer's Research UK reveals that a national health crisis is looming in Britain
US scientists honoured with award at annual parody research gala
New bill could have allowed patients to end their own lives if they were terminally ill
'Homo Naledi' was very skinny with powerful joint muscles and the brain the size of a gorilla's
Scientists discover that the disease may have the potential to spread – but there is no cause for alarm
Two children are paralysed after contracting polio as vaccination rates fall dangerously low
Scopolamine 'can turn people into willing zombies' and was rumoured to have been the first 'truth serum'