Tickling is an important sign that someone – or something – is touching you. An expert explains how it works.
A recent Cochrane review came to a surprising conclusion.
Arbitration case between athlete Caster Semenya and the IAAF centres on eligibility to compete based on testosterone – but there are other factors in play.
So-called normal levels of testosterone are approximations, but can help researchers investigate disease and treatments.
Pollen counts focus on the amount of grains in the air, but it could be the species that are more important.
For the roughly 3% of people who have this condition, sweating can be almost constant.
Mothers are told to stop breastfeeding when taking certain medications – even if they won't harm their baby.
As we get older, the way we experience taste can change drastically – but it's not all down to one sense.
The story of the first thrombectomy in Europe by the surgeon who performed it.
The use of electric bikes can be tied to improved clarity of thought, faster reaction times and a boost in mental well-being.
Copious amounts of time spent looking at screens is likely affecting our health – so why aren't we doing anything about it?
Putting rapid acclimatisation to desert temperatures to the test from the comfort of Yorkshire.
Smokeless tobacco products cause death and disability yet they are barely controlled in many countries.
Intuitive eating is a popular non-diet diet.
School's out – but are the holidays equally enjoyable for all young people, or a time when inequality is magnified?
Why it is now realistic to talk about eliminating cervical cancer altogether.
The Ebola virus claimed 11,000 lives in 2014. Today, scientists may have cured the disease in guinea pigs by using antibodies.
Harmful drinking in the armed forces is double that of the general population.
Alarming rise in deaths from two prescription drugs sees them reclassified as class C.
Baby-led weaning won't necessarily make your child a less fussy eater, new research finds.
Precedents exist for making people have certain vaccines. Perhaps it's time to extend this.
Why getting up and doing housework can pile on the pounds.
We assume that people in Nordic countries have a better standard of mental health than anywhere else, but that assumption is based on a limited way of measuring it.
Protein tangles have been blamed for causing Alzheimer's – but drugs that target them keep failing.
Turning down tasty treats sometimes requires more than just the strength to say no.