Many case of dementia can be avoided, and it's never too early to start taking preventative action.
Understanding how your brain responds to food could be the key to losing weight
A new paper published today has reported a small increase in the number of children born with autism from mothers who were using antidepressant medication while pregnant.
Surfing can strengthen your ability to persevere.
It is possible to boost life expectancy once it has stalled. One route could be to tackle a few specific ageing processes.
Just ask Céline Dion – and countless others.
Cold War, dictators and cover-ups – Ebola's secret history.
A small community health project in north-west Pakistan is showing how UK aid can change lives and perhaps have an impact on national security.
When an Ebola outbreak is detected, surveillance, community engagement , laboratory services and tracing infected persons should be activated to prevent rapid spread of the disease.
The evidence against low-calorie sweeteners is mounting. But that doesn't mean natural sugar is better.
The Home Office issued its last drug strategy seven years ago. A lot has changed in that time, except the Home Office's ability to ignore the advice of experts.
In the past year, 3,300 cases of measles were reported in Europe. Most of them were entirely preventable.
The UK's blue light services need to adapt and modernise or they will face their own emergency.
The ancient Greeks knew the medical benefits of electrical stimulation. Now researchers are trying it for people who are too ill to get physically active.
When multiple parties with opposing viewpoints all have a person's best interests at heart, whose view should prevail?