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If you’ve ever had to wear a cast, you will be familiar with the discomfort of not being able to scratch that itch on your leg or arm.
83-year-old former head of state Jacques Chirac "will remain in hospital for the next few days" according to his son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux.
It is the first time rules adopted in Belgium in 2014 have been applied. They allow for the doctor-assisted deaths of minors with incurable conditions.
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died at the age of 88.
With health now an election issue, both US presidential candidates have moved to show their medical fitness, and in an act of classic showmanship Donald Trump did it on a chat show.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in a “critical but stable” condition following a stroke, according to his doctor who is also his son- in-law.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has had previous health episodes similar to Sunday’s near collapse, according to her husband, former President Bill…
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign team has admitted mishandling the weekend’s health scare concerning the Democratic candidate.
Health has been brought to the forefront of the US election campaign.
Donald Trump has pledged to release details of his own health record after Hillary Clinton’s malaise at the weekend and the news that she had been diagnosed with…
It started as a cough, it became a stumble and now it’s all over social media.
French drugmaker Sanofi and the US firm Verily are to invest around $500 million (445 million euros) in a joint venture to help people with diabetes.
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has cancelled a two-day campaign trip to California, after being diagnosed with pneumonia.
It has emerged that Hillary Clinton’s been treated for pneumonia, after leaving a 9/11 commemoration in New York early and heading to her daughter Chelsea’s…
Planes have completed an aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying Zika in Miami, despite protests over the insecticide’s possible harmful effects.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
The World Health Organisation has advised that anyone returning from areas affected by the Zika virus should practice safe sex for at least six months.
Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.
While diplomatic sources have indicated that Uzbekistan’s longstanding president, Islam Karimov has died, Uzbek officials are yet to confirm the news.
Diplomatic sources have said Uzbekistan’s president Islam Karimov has died following a stroke, though Uzbek officials have only said he is in a critical…
Uzbek President Islam Karimov’s daughter has confirmed he is in a stable condition, but remains in intensive care, after suffering a brain haemorrhage on…
Under mounting pressure, pharmaceutical company Mylan says it will slash the costs of emergency EpiPens for some patients in the US.
Forty knives have been surgically removed from the stomach of a police officer in northern India.
Ahmed Mahmoud, a thirteen-year-old boy, has travelled alone from his hometown in Egypt to seek medical treatment for his little brother who suffers from the blood disorder…
Confirmation that the Zika virus has infected several people in Miami Beach has led US authorities to warn pregnant women not to travel to the Florida resort’s affected…