Statins are lipid-lowering tablets taken by many to reduce high cholesterol
A 13-year-old suffering from a rare kidney disease says her treatment is now in question following post-Brexit price increases for medicine
The apps were initially designed to help couples conceive, but many women are using the fertility tracking information as a form of contraceptive instead
'Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids might be neuroprotective against the symptoms of Alzheimer's, we believe our study is the first to demonstrate that cannabinoids affect both inflammation and amyloid beta accumulation in nerve cells'
'We found that this disruption of the reward system correlates with the number of problems, such as family issues, individuals have because of their marijuana use. Continued marijuana use despite these problems is an indicator of marijuana dependence'
‘In the hospital, they thought we were sisters. I was always aware of the way people might be reacting to the fact that we were lesbians and felt less comfortable in a public ward. Being lesbian made an already traumatic situation worse. I constantly felt in general like I always had my out myself to explain my role was in her care and life’
Many different kinds of primate appear to self-medicate – and for a variety of conditions and reasons. Sophia Daoudi asks if humans should also consider chimplants
'It will be the largest study that’s ever tested the impact of weight loss on cancer– any form of cancer. We are very hopeful'
The condom had been there for two weeks before it was discovered by doctors
Teratoma or 'evil twin' tumours are extremely rare and occur when a growth resembling a human body grows inside someone. They can feature bones, hair, teeth and facial features
The report's authors have called for further research to examine the possible link and caution their current results are not yet conclusive
One in 150 children are thought to experience the condition which can leave children unable to speak to people outside their family or immediate social circle for years
The Zika virus may spread into Europe this summer as the weather gets warmer, health officials have warned.
The scheme reportedly costs £1 billion per year and was introduced by Labour under Tony Blair's premiership
Despite the rise in arrests, one-fifth of motorists do not know it is an offence to drive while impaired by prescription drugs
Researchers believe the discovery could be 'really helpful' in curing a condition that affects 350,000 in the UK