Scientists explain why commercial gene testing should be used with caution.
We need to change diagnosis of ovarian cancer from late stage to early - scientists make steps
It seems genes have a greater influence than previously thought not only on the number of moles you have but also where they are on your body.
A small body of research has started to explore how fitness trackers and calorie counting apps might be linked to disordered eating and exercise.
A new test which capitalises on existing knowledge and technology will increase diagnoses, speed up the process and save the NHS millions of pounds.
Clicker training and treats aren't the way to raise a healthy and happy child.
The number of people choosing to become posthumous donors in the UK has reached 25.3m but this is still considerably lower than other countries.
Young people are going teetotal but older generations are failing to follow in their sober footsteps.
Donated tissue samples are often used in research to help create new methods of diagnosis and treatment.
AMPK is normally a tumour suppressor. But once cancer arises, AMPK becomes a tumour promoter, enhancing the survival of cancer cells. Understanding this could help create drugs that inhibit AMPK.
There are proven ways to reduce drug deaths in the UK. But the government is ignoring them.
Recommended salt intake levels should be lowered further, despite previous contradictory research.
10% of people are left-handed but we still haven't uncovered how this changes the way their brains work.
In dementia sufferers, if autobiographical self-knowledge is lost, feelings of agency – learned as an child – may be the last remaining facet of self, something most studies have ignored.
Data from England has found no link between increased social media use and a rise in diagnosed eating disorders.
The timing of puberty can influence a child's bone strength throughout adolescence and into early adulthood.
Common emollients used to treat skin conditions are a hidden fire risk in most homes.
Automated decision making has been around in healthcare since the 1970s, and now radiology is the new frontline where AI is being deployed.
Science is rarely about an individual genius saving the day.
Parents' substance use affects children's physical, psychological, cognitive, social and economic well-being, a new review of the research has found.
Specific challenges must be addressed in the older population who are at risk from alcohol abuse.
Emulsifiers are in everything from ice cream to mayonnaise.
So many other countries see the value in breastfeeding support but the UK is lagging behind.
Personalised nutrition has the power to save lives.
A Russian scientist is preparing to do germline gene editing. Here's why that's a problem.