After so much consumer hype surrounding the health benefits of coconut oil, Ellie Krieger questions whether it really is better for our diets to cook with the white stuff
In the age of social media, fears about outbreaks and epidemics can quickly spread out of control. How can health officials help contain the panic?
The majority of US employees feel uncomfortable taking time off for medical appointments
Euthanasia accounted for 3.9 per cent of all deaths in the Netherlands in 2015
Children up to the age of four are most prone to nursemaid's elbow
As a relatively newly diagnosed disorder, little is known about how people with autism cope in later life. How true is the theory that sufferers report fewer difficulties as time goes on?
Over 1.6 million children began schools overweight in the past decade, leading to concerns over future costs to the health care sector
Study provides evidence of ‘crucial link’ between mind and body, experts say
Some of these pay really well
Dr Nick Panay says when he gives women the hormone 'they go from feeling drained to being able to run marathons again'
Another study shows that although average life expectancy has risen by 10 years since 1990, the healthy life expectancy (the years without serious illness or disability) rose by only 6.1 years
The health gains being made are masking a growing amount of illness, disability and deaths from non-communicable diseases
'The less one gains, the less one then has to worry about trying to lose it'
'For some women it could temporarily shut down their fertility.'
The Health Secretary must not be blind to the obvious fact that working conditions for too many NHS staff are unacceptable, and that has led to many choosing to ply their trade elsewhere. Now is the time to ask his Government for greater investment
Women are proving that pregnancy comes in all shapes and sizes