Built environments, including our places of work, are teeming with microscopic life, says a new study.
Tackling the cost and access to tampons and sanitary towels would go a long way in combating gender inequality, says activists ...
Linda Geddes talks to experts about new evidence which suggests dairy may be unfairly demonised.
The effect loneliness has on the heart is similar to that seen in people who suffer anxiety or have stressful jobs, according to researchers.
Anti-smoking drugs could be used to stop people craving sugar, according to ground-breaking research.
There's a reason some people don't look as old as they actually are, writes David Brown.
If someone you know – an employee, co-worker or even a friend – asked you for advice on caring for someone with HIV or Aids ...
There might be some new powerful ammunition for those who could do without the food the fast food industry serves.
Wearing underwear to bed might be doing more harm than good - with scientists claiming it could lead to a host of health problems.
Medical history was made in uMhlanga last week when new, sophisticated, life-saving robotic technology was used for the first time on a local patient.
Gabriella Boston gets to the bottom of why core muscles are so important.
Johanna Dickson assumed that the piercing abdominal pains might be a legacy of her trip - but the pain only got worse.
A growing body of evidence now suggests that pasteurisation may be robbing us of vital protection against serious allergies.
The key to losing weight is eating cheese and chocolate and drinking wine, says a leading scientist.
This study 40 years ago could have reshaped the American diet. But it was never fully published.