US navy rear admiral Ronny Jackson, Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of veteran affairs: will not return to job as his personal physician. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

To lose one doctor may be regarded as a misfortune, but to lose both... This week Donald Trump’s personnel problems took a surreal turn. Amid the myr(...)

Donald Trump made public the 2015 letter from Dr Bornstein in response to media pressure for him to produce medical records. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A 2015 doctor’s note describing US president Donald Trump’s health as “astonishingly excellent” was dictated, it turns out, by Mr Trump himself, accor(...)

A welcome sign at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where US president Donald Trump will on Friday undergi his first medical since assuming office. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

This Friday, Donald Trump has an unusual appointment on his agenda. Before departing Washington for his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida, he will make (...)

President Donald Trump inspects his desk as he speaks on the phone with King Salman of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Jan. 29, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)

US president Donald Trump takes medication for three ailments, including a prostate-related drug to promote hair growth, his longtime physician, Dr Ha(...)

 Democratic presidential nominee  Hillary Clinton leaves the home of her daughter Chelsea  on Sunday. She had  left a September 11th commemoration ceremony early after feeling overheated and went to her daughter’s house to rest. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

For weeks Hillary Clinton has laughed off questions about her health, claiming that they were the latest supermarket-tabloid conspiracy theories gener(...)