Seven myths and truths about healthy skin
Some myths can be 'stubbornly enduring'
Fountain of youth? Study finds new anti-ageing compound in plant
Substance in plant removes 'cellular garbage' that builds up in cells
'Smiling depression': here's why that's particularly dangerous
These people might be particularly vulnerable to suicide
'Killer' cells raise hope of universal flu vaccine
'Extraordinary breakthrough' could lead to one-shot vaccine
Admitting that vaccinology is imperfect science may be better way to defeat sceptics
Vaccines have saved more lives than any other medical intervention
Japan trial to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells
A team of Japanese researchers will carry out an unprecedented trial using a kind of stem cell to try to treat...
Shoulder conditions: ‘Keyhole recovery much shorter than open surgery’
The shoulder is a ball and socket joint and is very mobile. The ball is kept in its socket through the help of...
Investing in our children’s health
Some of the most important factors that influence children’s and adolescents’ health include...
'I've been bedridden since January 2018'
The chronic pain surrounded in stigma
Drugs: researchers shouldn't just focus on the harms
Understanding why people use them could offer solutions
Move over testosterone: another hormone is also vital for making boys
Androsterone offers clues into causes of sexual disorders in boys
Swelling and painful feet: the most common problems when you're pregnant
Half of expectant mothers experience this
WHO warns of 'backsliding' in measles fight as cases soar
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were "backsliding", with...
Babies with healthier diets are more active and sleep better
Are girls inherently less active than boys?
Alcohol: putting a value on the hidden costs of drinking
Weighing up the cost against the benefits is not that easy
Cancer: new technique analyses tumours cell by cell to fight disease
DNA sequencing offers new hope
A pill for loneliness? If only it were that simple
Now classified as a public health problem
In eastern Syria, the infants of a dying IS 'caliphate'
They were born in a "state" that no longer exists, most to fathers who are dead and mothers whose countries don't...
Artificial cornea breakthrough could lead to self-assembling organs
12.5 million waiting for eye donors
Turn down the volume: WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use
More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing