The results should act as a catalyst for giving women more support during pregnancy
The study of 50,000 people showed that "good genes" protect some heavy smokers from the effects of their nicotine habit
Smoke-free zones and higher cigarette taxes deter young people from smoking, say American researchers
Professor says the $2 (£1.30) tax increase being discussed in Californian legislature would cut youth smoking initiation 'nearly in half'
The suprise sale allows Google to drop a struggling part of their business and lets Lenovo leapfrog their way to third place in smartphone sales
Family doctors are concerned that the “total confidentiality” of GP consultations could be under threat from a major NHS data scheme which will see confidential patient records stored in a national database.
After three years of almost unbroken success, the National Front leader Marine Le Pen has begun to stumble in her drive to steam-clean and re-brand the French far right.
Sleeping well may help to protect men from deadly prostate cancer, a study has found.
Google has celebrated the 82nd birthday of late American zoologist Dian Fossey with a Doodle on its search page.
Much as we should be disgusted by their crimes, locking people up for a century will not make our country a safer place
Catalonia’s president has called on European Union leaders for support as the region seeks a vote on independence in November this year, the source of an increasingly bitter fight with Spain’s central government.
Mr Singh threw his support behind Rahul Gandhi, claiming it would be 'disastrous' for the country if Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi became the next leader
Snapchat has announced plans to release an updated version of its disappearing photo-sharing app after hackers uploaded account information belonging to more than 4.6 million users online.
Ron Jeremy - nicknamed "the hedgehog" - said despite it taking a lot to shock him, as "an expert on sex", he was "appalled" by the sexual behaviour experiments carried out by US universities on rodents
Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -93.2C (-135.8F) in August 2010
Taking regular exercise is the most effective single lifestyle choice people can make to reduce their risk of dementia, according to one of the most extensive studies yet into people’s long-term health outcomes.
As a new film tells the story of a partner in a tech firm who quits and misses out on billions, Tim Walker meets the Apple co-founder Ron Wayne, who left the company after just 12 days – and so passed up on a potential fortune of $50bn