Being unable to communicate their thoughts and feelings is one reason almost two-thirds of people with aphasia suffer from depression.
Despite calls to use them, traditional cost-benefit calculations haven't featured in the UK's lockdown decisions.
The World Health Organization has created more memorable and less stigmatising names for coronavirus variants.
Many developed countries have approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine in children as young as 12, even though they are a low-risk group.
It could lend credibility to other conspiracy theories that also revolve around a laboratory origin for the virus.
Parkinson’s results from the deterioration of neurons in part of the brain called the basal ganglia.
Though the British prime minister has called on countries to share more doses internationally, the UK may continue to prioritise its domestic rollout.
The risk of coronaviruses jumping species is low, but if you look for it, you will find it.
Discoloured or misshapen fingernails have been reported by some patients following a COVID-19 infection.
Viral infections can cause serious heart problems. Early reports suggested that the new coronavirus was causing myocarditis – inflammation of the heart.
Look back in anger – and forward with better policies.
Our immune system is controlled by our "body clock" – an intricate 24-hour system which controls how cells function.
Non-specific illnesses, such as headache and fatigue, are common, as are mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety.
Variants of interest and variants of concern seem to be popping up at an alarming rate. But how many of them do we really need to worry about?
The higher the chemical levels found in a woman's blood, the fewer eggs they had left in their ovaries.
Using hot baths or saunas shouldn't be considered as a substitute for exercise. But they can mimic some of the health benefits.
Promising results in mice show this rare form of cancer could be treated using the same drugs already used against one type of leukaemia.
The famous psychologist would have sympathy for Harry and senior royals – and some recommendations for royal watchers.
How likely are false positives or negatives when you take a PCR test for COVID?
This is a transcript of episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, which includes a story on the discovery of microscopic fungi at the world's largest seed bank.