Doctor's surgery

GP failings revealed: maggots, dirt and medicine mix-ups

One-Minute Read Thu 12 Dec, AT 09:48

Care Quality Commission exposes ‘basic failings’ in more than 300 GP practices in England

Dementia: G8 pledge welcome but it's up to us to stay healthy

Thu 12 Dec, AT 09:18 The Conversation

The research is very clear: a healthy lifestyle will reduce the risk of dementia, says Peter Elwood

Bionic arm: soldier can control prosthesis with his thoughts

One-Minute Read Wed 11 Dec, AT 09:56

Cpl Andrew Garthwaite had nervous system rewired after losing right arm in Afghanistan

Dementia time bomb: funding will double in next 12 years

One-Minute Read Wed 11 Dec, AT 08:40

Research funding will increase to £132m but will still leave dementia 'significantly behind'


A&E delays: patients waiting in ambulances for up to six hours

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Dec, AT 09:47

'Alarming' figures show patients waiting outside hospitals for much longer than 15-minute target

Brain scan image

Wiring of brain is reason men and women behave differently

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Dec, AT 09:39

Study finds 'hard wiring' of male and female brains is different and could explain gender characteristics

Has part of Comet Ison made it past the Sun?

Briefing Fri 29 Nov, AT 08:26

It was assumed lost last night, but scientists now believe part of the comet may have survived

David cameron

David Cameron in plain cigarette packaging 'U-turn'

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Nov, AT 08:56

Government to announce independent review but Labour and cancer charities want urgent action

Wind Farm

Atlantic Array wind farm blown away by 'financing issues'

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Nov, AT 09:56

Giant project off north Devon coast put on hold... is government cut back on green levies to blame?

Recession triggers sex slump as austerity invades bedroom

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Nov, AT 09:37

Britons are having less sex thanks to recession and iPads, but women are more 'adventurous' than ever