Biofortification – enhancing the micronutrient concentration of staple crops – offers a sustainable solution to hidden hunger.
Despite new findings, the deaths can't be blamed on enteric fever alone.
In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
Why so-called 'Aussie flu' probably isn't from Australia and other things you need to know about the latest influenza outbreak.
Being the victim of trauma can trigger the onset of PTSD. But so can being violent against others – which means young people in gangs risk deep psychological scars.
Improvements in survival rates for acute myeloid leukaemia have failed to keep pace with other leukaemias. That may be about to change.
Patient care is being "rationed" in NHS hospitals as a result of the nursing shortfall.
Fitbits and other trackers are just the latest iteration of the fitness industry's relationship with technology.
Six scientists on the supplements they take every day and why they take them.
A child nutritionist gives her advice.
Being happy involves not shying away from pain, misery or distress.
The latest episode of The Conversation's In Depth, Out Loud podcast, an audio version of selected long-form stories.
Western societies are obsessed with body image – and it's stopping self-improvement.
Understanding the role of cortisol in suicide risk may lead to new treatments.
Our obsession with gut health, diet and well-being is far from new: the Victorians had very similar concerns.
Theresa May claims there are more beds available across the NHS than there used to be.
Harmful proteins spread between connected neurons much like flu spreads through a social network. The finding may provide future opportunities for halting Alzheimer’s.
Data ethics should pay much more attention to the social value of research
For good health and longevity, the right mindset – and less stress – may be more important than exercise.
2018 looks set to be the year we finally get effective treatments for migraine.
New mouse model study sheds light on why alcohol is so harmful.
Understanding the psychology behind why we overeat can help us to consume less.
It might be cold and dark, but that's good news for your pooch and for you if you want to improve your fitness and exercise more.
Cold water drowning kills many people every year. But can it also provide curative benefits? We asked an expert.
Does a fry up really soak up excess alcohol, or black coffee sober you up? Can you avoid that hangover?