The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant

Keith Castle was the first UK heart recipient to live for more than five years afterwards.

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Twenty UK women are taking legal action over a rare type of breast implant-related cancer.

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The fungus was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now a problem in hospitals across the world.

Patients who cannot eat food 'fear for lives'

Problems making "liquid nutrition" have led to a national emergency, the NHS says.

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre 'may lose proton beam therapy'

Aging proton beam technology at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre may not be replaced, health bosses warn.

'Hundreds' seek private clinics for medical cannabis

Private cannabis clinics have now opened in the UK, charging up to £800 per month for prescriptions.

Ipswich Hospital blackout caused by faulty battery

Ipswich Hospital was affected during the UK-wide power outage last Friday.

Dental surgeons urge England's schools to go sugar-free

They say tackling tooth decay - which affects a quarter of five-year-olds - is a priority.

Lyme disease: Older white women 'at highest risk'

White older women in south-west England appear most likely to contract the disease, a study suggests.