Health

Doctors told to ditch Latin and use ‘plain English’

Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to unde..

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How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk

Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, w..

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Trump’s pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard

It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was..

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BBC presenter Rachael Bland says she has only ‘days’ to live

BBC Radio 5 Live news presenter Rachael Bland, who has incurable cancer, has revealed on social medi..

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Doctors mental health at tipping point

Patients rely on doctors to look after their mental health but is enough being done to help the doct..

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor out with 2 new books

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor got some unsolicited health advice the last time she wrote a b..

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‘Without a heart donor I might not make it’

Father-of-two Gareth Evans has needed a heart transplant for nine years. The 45-year-old, from Sto..

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Ebola survivors returning home to fear, stigma in Congo

Leoni Kahumbu remembers the night her 15-year-old daughter, Pascaline, first showed signs of Ebola. ..

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Study shows health, reaction-time declines in firefighters

Randy Brooks' son had a request three years ago: What could his dad do to make wildland firefig..

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Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve. This ..

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