As the BBC's David Dimbleby, 75, gets a scorpion inked on his shoulder, Samuel Muston looks at the growing trend for body art among the Saga generation
People with non-melanoma skin cancer are less likely to have a heart attack, break a hip or die early, new research says
Cancer Research UK data shows the gap comes despite similar numbers of men and women being diagnosed each year
You're eating your 5 a day, you've long since given up the fags and you even manage to get out for a bit of exercise every once in while. Congratulations. These might seem like achievements, but give the myriad other ways you're unwittingly damaging your health, really, why bother?
Doctors urge minister to take action over sexually transmitted virus that causes cancer in both men and women
A doctor has launched an appeal to reverse one of the fashion trends of the last decade, seen in the explosion of beauty salons offering bikini waxing, laser hair removal and “vajazzling”– jewelled decoration of the genitals.
One of London's finest purveyors of understated menswear is expanding with its first-ever collection for women. Rebecca Gonsalves meets the folk behind it
It seems to be open season on the baby-boomer generation in the English theatre at the moment. First we had Love, Love, Love from Mike Bartlett at the Royal Court. Now, in his debut play in the Lyttelton, Stephen Beresford takes a similar, comically sceptical look at the dubious legacy that these folk have bequeathed to their children.
So you'd never have a facelift – but what about a little 'help'? The newest hi-tech, non-invasive treatments can have dramatic effects – but not all of them are for the fainthearted
Sheffield is currently celebrating home grown graffiti artist Kid Acne with his debut solo show at the Millennium Gallery in the heart of the city.
In another sign of the growing sectarianism in the crisis in Bahrain, friends of imprisoned Shia Muslim doctors in the country are circulating lists of Sunni Muslim medical staff whom they claim have been sent to spy on them and to give false evidence against them in courts.
I suppose I could say I have always dreamed of working behind the cosmetics counter in a department store's beauty hall, but it would not be the truth.
A vitamin pill available for a few pence in any local chemist's shop may have a bigger impact in extending the survival of cancer patients than drugs costing tens of thousands of pounds, says a leading cancer specialist. Professor Angus Dalgeish, consultant medical oncologist at St George's Hospital, Tooting, south-west London, will tell a conference next week that he tests all his cancer patients for the level of Vitamin D and prescribes supplements where they are low.
In his last, unfinished novel, David Foster Wallace pays attention to the fine detail of everyday mental activity
The use of sunbeds and lack of care on summer holidays have seen levels of skin cancer soar among young people, with more than two Britons under 35 being diagnosed every day, new research suggests.
Dr Hilary Jones answers your questions on acne while Parenting Expert Judy Reith has some tips about talking to your teen.