The BMJ today calls on the next Secretary of State for Health to "secure the NHS's future as the best and fairest health service in the world."
(HealthDay)—Women may be using shared breast milk from friends and family, but they don't always consider the risks involved with providing donor milk to their babies, a new survey shows.
(HealthDay)—Heart attack patients live longer if they're treated at high-performing hospitals—those with lower 30-day death rates, a new study indicates.
Making a series of relatively minor and realistic changes to UK diets would not only reduce UK diet-related greenhouse gas emissions  by nearly a fifth, but could also extend average life expectancy by eight months, according ...
(HealthDay)—An investigational serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine seems to have protected vaccinated individuals from the disease during an outbreak, according to a study published online April 27 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Use of age- and sex-specific cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk thresholds could improve the sensitivity and specificity of statin treatment recommendations, according to a study published in the April 28 issue ...
(HealthDay)—Two experimental drugs may help patients whose lung cancer has become resistant to the latest available treatments, according to separate studies published in the April 30 issue of the New England Journal of ...
(HealthDay)—Researchers say they have successfully linked certain byproducts of digestion to the risk of excess body fat.
(HealthDay)—A Colorado dog last year caused the largest outbreak of pneumonic plague—also called the Black Death—in the United States since 1924, scientists reported Thursday.
(HealthDay)—Most women undergoing breast reconstruction after a mastectomy will need several operations, a new study finds.