Fungi live all over the human body but their favourite spots are the heel, under toenails and between the toes, according to a US study.
Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers who studied 1,000 families.
Vitamin C can kill multidrug-resistant TB in the lab, scientists reveal.
The Royal Glamorgan hospital in Llantrisant could stop treating the most serious accident and emergency cases as part of a major NHS shake-up in south Wales.
The head of the NHS in England Sir David Nicholson is stepping down from the post next year.
A&E units are on a cliff edge, say NHS leaders as MPs start an inquiry into the state of emergency care.
The government squandered taxpayers' money on a drug to treat flu, a public spending watchdog says.
Two people with mental health problems win a legal challenge against the government tests for sickness benefit.
A man has died of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) in Tunisia, in what is believed to be the first such case in Africa.
A major shake-up for specialist hospital services, including A&E, will be announced later by five health boards in south Wales.
Sharing a bed with your newborn baby increases the risk of sudden death syndrome - commonly known as cot death - fivefold, research suggests.
The High Court in London is judging whether a pregnant woman with bipolar disorder has the mental capacity to request an abortion.
The lives of hospital patients who are put on a drip are being placed at risk by poor attention by staff to intravenous fluid care, experts warn.
A chief inspector of GPs is to be appointed as part of a push to improve services outside of hospitals, ministers are set to announce.
Premature birth may interrupt vital brain development processes, medical scans reveal.
Scotland's first charity-funded air ambulance helicopter, which is based in Perth, goes operational.
The trend for barefoot running could lead to injuries in some runners, a small study suggests.
People need a choice about where they die, say campaigners
Why advice about revising might need to be revised
Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers.
The National Theatre of Scotland is staging an autism-friendly performance of its latest show for children.
The health secretary has blamed increased pressure on A&E services on Labour's "disastrous changes" to the GP contract in 2004.
In light of a new report into cot deaths, a mother has defended her choice to let her baby sleep in her bed.
Its estimated that the cost to society of treating drug addicts with methadone in England alone is £3.6 billion a year
Members of Britain's largest trade union, Unite, are holding a rally outside Parliament in protest over changes to the NHS.