Fat found in overweight people's lungs

The findings could explain why being overweight or obese increases asthma risk, researchers say.

Suspected mumps among south Wales university students

Public Health Wales says it is investigating at least 28 possible cases of the virus.

Microphone could diagnose 'noisy' arthritic knees

The technology is the same as that used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges.

Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing

People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts warn.

Milton Keynes Council: Man 'struggled to feed himself after care cut'

The local authority has apologised for the "mistake" which led to a man's care being reduced.

NHS screening 'needs to fit with busy lives'

Mobile clinics and evening and weekend opening could help increase uptake of NHS screening programmes.

How dad saved son from 'scalding cuppa' scars

Each year hundreds of young UK children end up in hospital with severe but avoidable coffee and tea scalds, like Archie.

Deadly parasite 'jumped' from gorilla to humans

Discovery of mutation 50,000 years ago could help in the fight against malaria.

Tafida Raqeeb: Brain-damaged girl arrives in Italy

Hospital bosses in the UK had tried to block attempts to move Tafida Raqeeb to the hospital in Genoa.

Liquid food shortage left woman's hair falling out

Jenny Evans is fed intravenously, but says a lack of deliveries left her without essential nutrition.