Inactivity kills more than obesity, but even moderate exercise can reduce the risk of premature death
If you stop drinking in January and go mad in February, there 'really is no point', says top doctor
Doctors have linked nine cases of measles to Disneyland and are urging parents to vaccinate their children
New resistance-free drug just 'the tip of the iceberg', marking a new era of antibiotic discovery
Mission will be like 'trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm'
Extra second needed this summer to allow atomic time to synchronise with the Earth's rotation
Newly discovered planet is 40 per cent hotter than Earth – but sits in the 'Goldilocks zone' with liquid water
Latest quarterly figures show that hospitals in England are failing to meet target time
Save the Children will 'leave no stone unturned' as Pauline Cafferkey's condition worsens in London hospital
Researchers have found that ibuprofen has a dramatic effect on lifespan – at least among flies
Underground sound waves may have alerted songbirds to dangerous weather, allowing them to escape
Rumours circulating online suggested that a massive solar storm would lead to six days of darkness this month
Experts warn that societal expectations make it harder for young males to ask for help
Soluble powder can be added to food to control appetite and help people eat less, say researchers
Experts warn superbugs could cause an extra 10 million deaths a year with a global cost of over £63 trillion
Death toll from Ebola continues to rise as the organisation admits it 'failed to see the writing on the wall'
'Tremendous achievements' could be reversed in West Africa as Ebola outbreak continues, warns WHO
Study says daily injection of a newly-developed chemical compound can repair spinal cord injuries
New draft guidelines in US say male circumcision significantly reduces risk of HIV and other STDs
Humans 'will not be able to compete' with self-improving robots, says Stephen Hawking
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