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'
'When that irritation is combined with the warm moist environment of the genitals, it becomes a happy culture medium for bacterial pathogens,' doctors warn
The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled the advert must not appear again in its current form
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 scientists have instead suggested the best way to protect against HIV is to only have sex in a 'heterosexual family' context
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for men in the UK and is thought to be responsible for 10,000 deaths annually
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 prematurely-born babies were also found to be more likely to suffer from chronic health problems as adults
The woman had a rare condition which resulted in her bladder, vagina and rectum not separating normally during early developmental stages
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
The robot could one day be used to patch up wounds inside the stomach, or deliver targeted medicines
Cheyenne Adele Rose says she has been 'searching for a title for what's wrong with me for years'