Scientists may have found a way to erase specific memories, by using electroconvulsive therapy.
A tobacco specialist from a cancer hospital explains why he thinks there should be a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.
Hospitals in England are still struggling to balance financial pressures with the need to provide good quality care., according to a study.
A charity have defended an advert showing pancreatic cancer patients "wishing" they had other forms of the disease.
CVS Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the US, will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, its chief executive has said.
As the UK government announces hospitals are required to log information on patients who have suffered female genital mutilation (FGM), three generations of one family scarred by the practice have spoken out.
The Institute of Fiscal Studies has warned that spending on the NHS will fall by 9% per person over an eight year period.
A teenager who was told two months ago that he had just three days to live has astounded medical professionals.
Shivering for 10-15 minutes a day could be equivalent to doing an hour of exercise, a study suggests.
Ben and Nick Wright talk about the challenge of looking after their father Tom, who was diagnosed with dementia aged just 56.
Professor David Nutt claims getting smokers to switch to e-cigarettes would be the "greatest health advance" since vaccinations
A BBC investigation has found that most local authorities in England are paying less for personal home care than the minimum recommended amount.
The world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, World Health Organization (WHO) scientists say.
Recovering heroin addict Dominic Ruffey explains why people relapse after years of being clean.
There has been a dramatic increase in the popularity of plastic surgery in the UK, according to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps).
More young people than ever are trying to break the law to get a tattoo, which is illegal for anyone under 18 years old.
The head of the health watchdog the Care Quality Commission has made a strong attack on the NHS in England, saying it will go bust without radical change.
Dr James Kingsland, an ambassador for Dry January and participant Helen Whewell spoke to BBC Breakfast.
David Cameron is "presiding over a system which will lead to deaths", said a candidate standing in May's European elections.
A woman who went to court to prevent her son receiving radiotherapy says she was "completely misrepresented" by the media.