Scientists have urged caution in interpreting the results, warning women against electing to have their appendix or tonsils removed in an attempt to boost their fertility
Research shows hospital staff take women's pain less seriously, spent less time treating them and are more likely to wrongly diagnose physical pain as 'just emotional'
Methane gas is twice as potent as carbon dioxide in warming the Earth's atmosphere
The two studies have been heralded as 'ground-breaking' by charity Breast Cancer Now
Elite universities insist they will work hard to ensure UK research community continues to play a leading role in Europe
Statins are lipid-lowering tablets taken by many to reduce high cholesterol
It is hoped the discovery could potentially lead to earlier detection and intervention for men with the disease
Previous research has suggested women need more sleep as their brains are 'more complex' than men's
Just 38 per cent of modern-day teenagers have drunk alcohol, compared to 62 per cent in 1988
'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'
The study also found that women are more likely to do most of the housework in heterosexual couples than their male partners are, even when they work longer hours and earn more
The groundbreaking study has found a link between inflammation and PMS
Mitochondrial replacement therapy means that babies inherit genes from a father and two mothers, by replacing faulty DNA in a woman's egg with healthy DNA of another
Archerfish have been trained to select the right face from a range of different images ‒ by spitting water at them
It is hoped findings could improve quality of life for those with condition
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