Humans are to blame for up to one million species facing extinction around the world, and, thanks to climate change, global warming and increased pollution, Planet Earth could already be in the middle of its sixth major extinction.
Plans have been held up after an EU member state – Portugal – intervened.
Alzheimer’s is one of the most common forms of dementia – but is also very much misunderstood. So, what happens to the brain during Alzheimer’s?
A US patient recently had to have all his limbs removed at the elbows and knees due to a severe bacterial infection.
The diabetes drug metformin, sometimes taken to slow aging, may blunt the health benefits of exercise.
Over a 15-year period, nearly 65 000 youngsters under five years of age were treated in US emergency departments for injuries related to personal care products.
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A new study points out that further research is needed to find out why COPD is increasing among non-smokers.
A new clinic in Edinburgh is providing specialist care for overweight women and their unborn babies.
This is how vaccines work, why they’re important and what the phrase “herd immunity” actually means.
One Filipino mother’s worst fears were realised when her unvaccinated children caught measles.