The debate about the pros and cons of genetically screening embryos is deeply entrenched. Perhaps we should let couples decide.
It's less about making more friends and more about changing the way we see the world.
A new study shows that writing about positive experiences for 20 minutes a day can reduce stress and anxiety.
Over the past 16 years, GPs have got much better at diagnosing and treating people with atrial fibrillation. And it's saving lives.
A new study claims that an early start on solids can help babies sleep – but established research has proven the risks outweigh any benefit.
Certain gut microbes have been associated with certain diseases, but a new study finds that the pattern of microbes is consistent across a range of diseases.
With attacks on paramedics on the rise, the public needs to be educated about the consequences of such senseless crimes.
A woman's work on her body will never be done if she wants to live a normal life.
Specially designed computer games might improve the lives of people with Huntington's disease.
When sports coaches use psychological techniques and ideas that are based on shaky evidence, everyone loses.
Unravelling the story of how a simple neurotransmitter led to the development of a drug for Parkinson's disease.
The looming prospect of a long stay in the cave has increased fears for the boys' mental health.
High-tech drones and low-tech 'bucket and spade' are helping Malawians fight malaria.
Britain's health service will soon cost £200 billion. Don't mope, it's cause for celebration.
Mental health courts work to reduce reoffending, enhance public safety and improve the well-being of individuals with mental illness.
Theresa May has pledged to ban gay conversion therapy as part the government's new LGBT Action Plan.
Sepsis can maim or kill within hours. Here's how to identify the condition.
Healthcare in the interwar period in the UK was surprisingly good.
A historian tells what really inspired the NHS.
Everything you need to know about the NHS, as it enters its 70th year of existence.
Improving social housing can help reduce emergency hospital admissions – and more.
Sport is full of high-pressure language which if eradicated can help athletes to express themselves and perform at their best.
Certain autoimmune disorders are linked to psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. But some appear to be protective.
A new treatment which targets proteins in cells could be key for future schistosomiasis treatment.
There are many indications that old age is at its limits.