Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:22 GMTThe world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, heralding a new era in medicine, say experts.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:22:07 GMTThe World Health Organisation says 92% of the planet's population is breathing polluted air outdoors, contributing to three million deaths a year.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:09:13 GMTA simple mix of honey and water might be a useful weapon against urine infections in hospital patients, according to researchers.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:35:05 GMTThe make up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:10:41 GMTOne in three people check their phone in the middle of the night and admit their overuse is causing rows with partners, according to a report by Deloitte.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:13:21 GMTA family home is fumigated due to an infestation of "deadly spiders" that arrived in a bunch of shop-bought bananas.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:38:56 GMTThe government's watchdog issues a warning to students about the dangers of taking cognitive enhancers or "smart drugs".
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:28:28 GMTAs the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:32:40 GMTFacebook's founder and his wife aim to cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:51:19 GMTThe Miami district where the first locally transmitted Zika cases in the US occurred has been declared free of the virus.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:25:15 GMTWearing an activity device that counts how many steps you have taken does not appear to improve the chances of losing weight, research suggests.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:59:04 GMTBristol, a soft toy of the poo emoji, is travelling the world to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:07:36 GMTThe results of the world's largest ever survey on rest show that two-thirds of us would like more of it.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:49:56 GMTA scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:33 GMTMedical correspondent Fergus Walsh demonstrates what can happen if a button battery gets lodged in a child's throat, after a warning from surgeons over the dangers.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:08:54 GMTSmokers say stress keeps them in the habit, as smoking rates in England hit a record low
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:54:01 GMTThe black women using art to talk about mental health.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:14 GMTTraining exercise shows how emergency services cope with obese people who get stuck in their homes.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 09:56:04 GMTWhen Carl Hillis was struck with cancer at the age of nine, he received bone marrow from a perfect stranger. Carl says donor Tony Blood is "like a brother".
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:36:07 GMTVenom collected from two species of Irish spiders has potential medicinal properties, say university researchers.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:46:55 GMTProfessor Canavero says he's a year away from transplanting a head onto a totally different body and has lots of volunteers from the UK who want it done.
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 00:50:49 GMTA major medical emergency has never occurred on the International Space Station - but what would happen if it did?
Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:45:44 GMTRats, dogs and cows are just some of the animals that are advancing the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.
Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:40:38 GMTFor centuries diseases have been named after people and places - but do these names honour or offend?
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:37:28 GMTThe results of the world’s largest survey on rest suggest that to feel truly rested, we need to get away from other people.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:06:58 GMTWhen 15-year-old Waheed Arian arrived in the UK from 1990s Afghanistan, he was told he would probably become a taxi driver. Some years later, he started a degree at the University of Cambridge and has now set up a scheme where British doctors advise medics in Kabul via Skype.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:57:03 GMTFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife want to tackle all diseases by the end if the century. Just how feasible is this aim?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:43:41 GMTLots of people take glucosamine to help them with pains in their joints, but is there hard evidence that it improves things?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:04:33 GMTEarly diagnosis of disease is literally a matter of life and death, so the race is on to produce cheaper, faster, lighter kits to help doctors and nurses in the field.
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:49:12 GMTWhat we still don't know about the Zika virus and microcephaly.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:43:34 GMTAn alarming and disturbing infection linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains is spreading.
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:52:15 GMTThe threat of the Zika virus has now become international, but the alarm was raised in Brazil last year when a growing number of cases of microcephaly began to emerge.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:18:09 GMTWhy the mosquito that spreads the Zika virus is flourishing in the urban environment.