Seventeen years ago, the Department of Health berated the NHS for not learning lessons about patient safety. What's changed?
Epigenetics may explain why children of mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to use substances later in life.
A mouse study suggests that Parkinson's might start in the gut and later spread to the brain.
From April 2017, payments to adult mental health services in the UK must be linked to outcomes. But it's a bad idea.
Doctors blithely advice patients with UTIs and other mild infections to 'drink plenty of fluids' but this advice is not based on good evidence and may even be deadly.
Can some people's immune systems defeat Ebola virus before it has a chance to cause disease?
Bill Gates, who has been identified as the world's most significant donor in the fight against AIDS, shares his thoughts on the pandemic with Africa's most prominent HIV/AIDS academics.
There are likely to be more Zika cases reported in Texas.
For more effective food policies, consult the public.
Extreme feats of human endurance require extreme measures to stay alive
When it comes to sexual health, public information has tended to focus on the young. Time for a change.
The difficulties that soldiers face when returning home from battle are part of an old, old story.
Companies that care about the bottom line will have their attention divided between profit and patients.
An American who trained to be a doctor in Cuba gives his views of the island's health service.
The current scheduling of cannabis is not only out of step with the available evidence but is restricting its potential use as a medicine.