Damian Hinds has said technology companies have a big responsibility to curb the spread of health misinformation on the internet.
Researchers have called for improved cleaning processes after finding surgical gowns can retain superbugs even after being treated.
Professor Robert Winston has raised concerns over a partnership between Amazon’s Alexa device and the NHS.
The group criticised the leadership frontrunner for his promise to stop increasing taxes on junk food if elected Prime Minister.
The leadership frontrunner promised to halt hikes on so-called “sin taxes”, which include levies on tobacco, alcohol and sugar.
Good Food Chain has gone into liquidation after being investigated over a listeria outbreak at a number of UK hospitals.
Medical appointments could be costing the UK economy more than £10bn in lost working hours each year, according to research.
Britons spend around six weeks of their lives applying moisturiser, according to a new study.
Teachers are striking over health concerns at a school where blue water has been reported coming from taps.
The British Sandwich Association said it is unlikely sandwich suppliers are to blame for the listeria deaths of five patients across the UK.
The mum of a child with M.E has criticised her housing association after they demanded she remove a swing set from a communal garden.
Two more patients have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to a listeria outbreak.
Jeremy Hunt’s belief that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 is “staggering”, according to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.
Three hospital patients have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches linked to a listeria outbreak.
Britons are willing to ignore best before dates on supermarket staples for over a week, according to a study.
More than 23,000 people have been admitted to hospital because of dog attacks during the past three years, new figures show.
Schools should ban children who have not received their measles vaccination, according to some UK doctors.
The number of sexually transmitted infections has risen by five per cent in England in a year.
Over half of food and drink products featuring popular cartoon characters are high in fats, saturated sugar and salt, new figures show.
Instagram posts by Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson have been banned for encouraging the unsafe buying of coloured contact lenses.
Dog walkers could be putting themselves at risk of serious hand injuries by controlling their pets incorrectly, surgeons have warned.
People living near Grenfell tower have told talkRADIO they have experienced cancer complications and breathing difficulties after the fire.
James McVey from The Vamps has described how he struggled with his body image after coming out the I’m A Celebrity jungle.
Eye problems experienced by millions of Britons could be due to a lack of blinking when looking at screens, research has revealed.
A survey revealed dehydration and bad habits have left the British public feeling they only perform at their ‘very best’ for one third of the day.
A Labour MP has claimed the government should make it a criminal offence not to vaccinate children.
Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is having a negative effect on their health, a study has found.
Former Health Minister Norman Lamb has said that there was “an extraordinary establishment cover up” at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, as police begin a criminal investigation.
A new criminal investigation into the Gosport hospital scandal - in which hundreds of patients died after being given powerful painkillers - has been launched.
Fibre-optic broadband will soon be present in all hospitals and GP surgeries, according to the health secretary.
The health secretary has warned that "fake news" about vaccinations on social media is leading to increased vaccine rejection.
A Public Health England campaign featuring a texting cervix has been branded "unnerving" by women online.
One in four NHS wards routinely operate at unsafe staffing levels that threaten patient safety, experts have warned.
A hospital has developed artificial intelligence which can predict the patients who are likely to miss appointments.
A six-year-old girl has saved the life of her baby brother after becoming his bone marrow donor.
A mother who tried to bring medical cannabis into the UK illegally in a bid to help her severely epileptic daughter has had it confiscated at the airport.
The NHS will not be able to deliver its long-term plan without recruiting more staff, an MP has warned.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests.
Coroners could be given new powers to investigate the deaths of stillborn babies under proposed government plans.
Dr Laurence Gerlis has dismissed the NHS push to use more ‘user-friendly’ language on its website, saying that he does not want medical terms to be replaced with words “like poo and pee”.
Female Genital Mutilation should not be singled out as a cultural issue, according to the director of anti-FGM charity Daughters of Eve.
The chairwoman of the Royal College of GPs has said that the UK does not “spend enough” on the NHS, after a survey revealed that public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to the lowest level in more than a decade.
The government has launched its first cervical screening campaign in the hope of reversing a 20-year low in women going for smear tests.
A UK man has become the second person in the world to be cleared of the Aids virus after receiving a stem cell transplant, doctors have reported.
Chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said that the legal age of smoking should be raised to 21, adding “if smoking was invented today, it would be banned”.
An MP has spoken of finding her dementia-suffering father with “brutal injuries” in a care home facility in south London.
A new study has found that one in four people are currently on a waiting list for a medical appointment.
Adverts for products high in fat, salt or sugar are now banned across the London Underground and Overground as well as buses and bus shelters.
A new rapid test for sepsis which can give a result within three minutes has been developed by scientists.
Labour MP Justin Madders has said it is "wrong" for the Health Secretary to be endorsing private health companies, such as GP at Hand.
A&E waiting times in England have reached their worst level since records began, data shows.
Two or more diet drinks a day increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and the likelihood of an early death, new research suggests.
More than a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, a study has found.