Scientists have found that there are many physical and mental benefits to volunteering.
The British blockade of France wouldn't have worked if it wasn't for an ingenious experiment conducted half a century earlier.
The randomised controlled trial is touted as the gold standard in medical research. But its controlled laboratory conditions are far removed from the messy realities of life.
A new study has found that psychodynamic therapy is useful for treating depression, and the positive effects are longer lasting.