Happiness is a human construct, an abstract idea with no biological basis. But this is something to be happy about.
Doctors in the US and UK are being urged to act as immigration officials. But doctors are resisting.
In identifying a failing education system as it trailed the Russians, America discovered many low-achieving youngsters had ADHD.
Paying people to quit smoking seems unfair, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't do it.
Breastfeeding mothers are turning to online groups due to dwindling real-life support — but these volunteer-led platforms don't always have the best advice.
More than 1,000 people died as a result of drugs in Scotland last year.
Ultra-processed products have little or no intact 'food' remaining in them. And much-praised industry led reformulation is doing nothing effective about this.
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
Gut microbiota are better predictors of belly fat than diet.
Knowing how the brain prepares for sequences of movements can help us better understand disorders such as stuttering and dyspraxia.
All asbestos should be removed from all schools.
Men are feeling more and more pressure to get rid of their love handles and beer bellies – and heavy promotion of unrealistic appearance standards are to blame.
A small trial suggests a powerful new way of beating non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Medicals will be happening left, right and centre ahead of transfer deadline day, here's what a screening actually entails.
New research has found several physical and mental health indicators that often appear before an eating disorder diagnosis.
Singer Bilie Eilish has spoken about her Tourette's. We need more people like her to speak out.
Scotland successfully targeted its smoking problem, now it needs to do the same for obesity.
UK research indicates outcomes for children with mental health problems may have become worse in more recent generations.
Oil pulling is a useful addition to toothbrushing.
A young athlete's support network is key to their development and performance, according to sports psychologists.
When there is no "village" to help raise a child, parents often turn to baby books for guidance — but they don't always hold the best advice.
They're effective – and popular.
The effectiveness of healthy-eating nudges increases as their focus shifts from thinking, to feeling, to doing.
If you see professional athletes with velcro bands around their legs, this is why.
A culture of fear and blame in the NHS could be improved by a different approach to how nurses and doctors learn from gaps in their performance.