Straight women have fewest orgasms

US study explores "orgasm gap" between genders and different sexual orientations.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 8:10 am

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 6:11 am

Cheshire woman pregnant with late husband's baby

Sarah Beattie lost her husband to cancer but is now expecting his child after IVF treatment success.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 2:55 pm

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:23 am

Canadian researchers set to study cannabis oil

A Canadian hospital will study the effects cannabis oil on a severe form of epilepsy

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 8:23 pm

Adopted Romanian orphans 'still suffering in adulthood'

Despite being adopted by caring UK families in the early 90s, the mental scars are often visible.

Posted on: 22 February 2017 | 8:07 pm

Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'

Brain scans may help predict which teenagers go on to develop drug problems, a study suggests.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 8:05 pm

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 6:01 pm

Is this snail the next medical breakthrough?

The Conus regius is a species of cone snail that paralyses its prey with venom.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 11:09 am

Testosterone replacement for men 'trade-off with risks'

In those deficient, the therapy may improve bone health, but at what cost?

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 10:40 am

Jeepers Creepers

After the actress ate a spider's leg, we look at whether the UK should embrace eating insects.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 7:59 am

What future for E numbers after Brexit?

How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 4:28 am

The meerkats helping disabled people

The therapy comes from watching the meerkats play and interact with each other in their playpen

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 3:19 am

Fearne Cotton talks about her struggle with depression

The TV and radio host has written a personal book on coping with depression.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 3:03 am

Inside the first children's hospital to get top marks

This Birmingham hospital is the first of its kind to get top marks from inspectors.

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | 12:05 am

Snail venom compound 'offers chronic pain therapy'

It could open the door to a new type of medicine for preventing and treating pain.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 7:09 pm

The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil

Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:18 pm

Faster drugs?

How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 6:08 pm

Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years

Doctors say only some patients will be suitable to try it, being so high risk.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 10:08 am

David Baddiel on impact of dad's dementia

Comedian David Baddiel has made a documentary about the impact of his father's rare form of dementia.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 9:49 am

Breast cancer diagnosed after breastfeeding problem

When her baby boy stopped breastfeeding, Sarah Boyle insisted on a hospital scan.

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 9:04 am

Face transplant recipient overwhelmed by result

Andy Sandness was 21 when a suicide attempt left him with a face almost destroyed by a gunshot.

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 6:42 pm

Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan

Bill Gates is 'hopeful' a Trump-led team could plan a response to a global epidemic

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 9:26 am

Drug manufacture 'major development'

Researchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 6:11 am

Treatment withheld

A patient and a doctor in Kenya tell their stories of the dispute that is now into its 10th week.

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 4:45 am