The NHS has promised that by 2024, up to a third of hospital outpatient consultations will be undertaken by video link. This is unlikely to be realised quite so quickly.
Retiring from a career in elite sports can be stressful in a number of ways, something the former tennis world number one understands very well.
Haemochromatosis is more severe than previously thought and is often diagnosed too late. But the treatment is simple.
The family of deadly filoviruses just got bigger.
Andy Murray's bid to overcome his hip injury has been ongoing for almost two years.
While some health advice is right, some of the regimes these people follow are just ridiculous.
Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
If you think VO₂max is just important for athletes, think again.
Recalling happy moments could make teenagers more resilient.
"Millennial snowflakes" are derided as weak and sensitive but this nastiness is patently false and actively harms progress on tackling mental health.
Vaccines have 'non-specific effects' that have the potential to save millions of lives.
Traditional belief has held that the underlying cause of miscarriage can be found in mothers, but half of recurrent miscarriages have another cause.
Vitamin D shows promise in treating COPD in people who are deficient in the vitamin.
Circumcising newborn boys could increase their risk of cot death, here's why.
New study finds a link between tea drinking during pregnancy and smaller babies.
Why 'unconstitutional' anti-FGM law was set on a collision course with US supreme law.
'Unconstitutional' US anti-FGM law shows urgent need to prevent all child genital cutting
New research sheds light on how identifying and describing emotions may influence eating behaviour and weight.
Partners and wider family members often meddle in women's reproductive choices.
You may think you know everything about keeping your teeth healthy, but what you don't know might surprise you...
Do we really need to wear an embarrassing, backless gown in hospital?
New treatment for phantom limb pain looks promising.
New Year's health goals? Here's what you need to know.
E-cigarettes may help smokers quit but research is still limited.
As we age, our bodies need different types of exercise. Here is a guide to doing the right exercise for your age.
Where to start amid all the equipment, classes and lycra.
There's no credible evidence that Dry January is good for your health. But it's certainly good for on group: the alcohol industry.
Reports of demonic possession are once again on the rise. But during the devil’s last apogee in early modern Europe, demonic afflictions were taken seriously by both priests and physicians.
Some football bets are 50 times more harmful than others.
Not much is known about the long-term consequences of cerebral palsy, especially on mental health.
Our eyes don't grow much at all – but when we're very young, we still need to learn how to see.
A few visits to the gym or a short jog around the block in the week before departure isn't enough preparation.
What to do with those Christmas dinner leftovers.
Windows help those who can't get out understand and participate in the world around them.