YouTube stars 'might encourage kids to eat more calories'

Social media stars Zoella and Alfie Deyes feature in a study into the protection of children online.

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.

Cancer patient feels 'privileged to be alive' after NHS trial treatment

Taking part in clinical trials can bring enormous benefits, but few people are signing up

BBC presenter on finding out her cancer is incurable

5 live's Rachael Bland says she got the call from her doctor when she was on a day out with her son.

Smoking ban plan for Welsh playgrounds

A strengthening of laws to ban smoking in public places in Wales is being put forward.

Tax rises needed 'to prevent NHS misery'

Influential economists argue an extra £2,000 per UK household is needed over the next 15 years.

Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?

The creams work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, warns consumer group Which?.

Bank holiday warning over gardening and DIY accidents

Surgeons say this time of year can bring a spike in accidents with gardening and DIY equipment.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Patients 'taken to church'

Two of the three patients who were taken from the treatment centre for prayers have died.

High levels of screen time linked to cancer and heart disease

Researchers in Glasgow analysed the amount of time 390,000 people spent looking at TV and computer screens.