Scientists developing TKM-Ebola celebrate successful animal trial as the race for a human cure continues
Newborn baby Teddy suffered from a rare and lethal birth defect, but was able to save another life
Reduction in alcohol consumption and better child safeguarding practices credited for decline
The toxic chemical dinitrophenol speeds up the metabolism and burns fat fast – but with deadly consequences
Is knuckle cracking bad for you? Scientists hope 'pull my finger' study will pave the way for answers
Privatisation of the NHS is a hot election topic amid concerns over the health service's 'financial hole'
Researchers discover that over-the-counter painkiller could affect intensity of people's emotions
Australia introduces tough new rules to punish parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated
Male relatives of sex offenders likely to commit similar crimes and could be offered 'preventative therapy'
Cern scientists prepare for next round of history-making smash-ups in massive underground laboratory
Drug firm accused of trying to block clinical trials of an eye drug which doctors say could save the NHS £100m
Campaigners seek tougher regulations as 'shocking' figures show that 20% of UK teenagers have tried electronic cigarettes
Study finds widespread denial over weight issues
Over six million people have been ordered to stay in their homes to help stop the spread of the disease
Jolie's decision to talk about removing her ovaries to prevent cancer could save lives, say charities
Amphibian the size of a car would have sat at the top of the food chain before the arrival of dinosaurs
Climate change means mosquitoes carrying dengue fever could populate parts of Britain, scientists warn
Today's black supermoon will coincide with a solar eclipse, prompting a rash of amateur astronomy
For the first time in 16 years the UK is about to experience a solar eclipse. Here's everything you need to know
Levels of air pollution could trigger fatal asthma attacks and other health problems among the most vulnerable
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