Sticking with a relatively fatty, olive-oil-rich diet might be a better way to lose weight than cutting out fat entirely, a study suggests.
Scientists think they may have discovered why men tend to die younger than women.
Could antibiotics be a major cause of Britain's spiralling epidemics of depression and dementia? The experts think so...
New guidelines serve to enable people with diabetes to make informed decisions based on an agreement between religious and medical authorities.
Fentanyl is extraordinarily easy to misuse, even unintentionally. Sarah Kaplan investigates
John Naish looks at new research which reveals the unexpected benefits of catching some rays.
A new robotic procedure is revolutionising treatment for prostate cancer.
Scientists have taken a 'very positive step' towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer.
Roger Pickup tries to imagine a world without antibiotics and thinks it would be a dark place indeed.
Regularly eating after 8pm leads us to pile on the kilos, research suggests.
Globally, the number of people accessing ARV drugs has more than doubled since 2010, says a new report.
Experts have discovered that the chemical lycopene, which gives tomatoes their red colour, can reduce the expansion of the prostate in older men.
Over-worked employees are spending too much time at their desks, raising their risk of health problems, experts warn.
Sex workers in selected sites around the country are to receive oral antiretrovirals as pre-exposure prophylaxis.
People who exercise in polluted areas are thought to put themselves at increased risk, but experts say exercising offsets the risks.