Bath oils used to help treat eczema in children offer no meaningful benefit as part of their care, a trial has found.
Emollient bath additives are estimated to make up as much as a third of the cost of treating eczema in the UK.
A High Court judge is starting work this week as chairman of a public inquiry into the biggest treatment scandal in NHS history. Tens of thousands want answers after being infected with hepatitis
An epilepsy drug that can damage unborn babies must no longer be prescribed to girls and women of childbearing age in the UK unless they sign a form to say that they understand the risks.
Drug regulator the MHRA says the new measures it's introducing
A man in the UK who caught the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured.
Sexual health doctors say he was "very lucky" and the case was a "major wake-up call for everybody".
Should Caesarean-section babies be smeared with a sample of their mother's vaginal fluids as soon as they are born?
"Vaginal seeding" is not mainstream medicine, but it is growing in popularity.
Ketamine has "shown promise" in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.
Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.
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