Sixteen countries authorised the use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine before phase 3 clinical trial results were published.
Our new study shows a widely used fertility treatment, known as ICSI, is no better than standard IVF for most people. Yet, it's being routinely offered around the world.
The reason the vaccine appears to have worked better in participants who initially received only half a dose is still somewhat of a mystery.
A major new report presents the latest data on the health impacts in a warming world. It found there were 296,000 heat-related deaths in people over 65 years in 2018.
Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction.
People taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus may be more likely to die, according to new research. But that doesn't mean the drug is killing them.
A warming climate leads to more heat-related deaths. The fact some research is showing the opposite indicates we need to refine the way we measure heat-related mortality.
A study published recently in The Lancet indicated menopausal hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. How can we interpret the results?
After 9/11, academic investigation seemed to seek out trauma rather than signs of resilience.
Poor childhood conditions, such as exposure to poverty and stunting, are associated with long-term disadvantages to health, education, social adjustment and earnings.
Misreporting on the ongoing debate is likely to lead to more deaths from cardiovascular disease.
While politicians and doctors argue over the data on the weekend effect, it's important to remember that there are other ways to reduce hospital deaths.