Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

A new study suggests that doing intellectual activities throughout life is best.

'Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas'

Researchers said self-weighing and other simple tips were effective at helping to beat the Christmas bulge.

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.

NHS told to ditch 'absurd' fax machines

Almost 9,000 fax machines are currently used by the NHS in England - but that is set to change.

Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

Two people developed cancer after organ donations from a woman who had the undetected disease.

Young highly sceptical of social mobility

Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey says.

Push for more take-up of flu vaccine before Christmas

PHE is urging more pregnant women and over-65s to get the flu jab after a fall in uptake.

The athletes starving themselves for success

Extreme dieting is leading to cases of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport among men and women.

Muckamore Abbey seclusion room was 'dark dungeon'

One mother describes Muckamore Abbey hospital's seclusion room in which her son was locked.

No-deal Brexit: Disruption at Dover 'could last six months'

Fresh government warnings about Channel ports are dismissed as "Project Fear" by Tory rebels.