West Africa paid a heavy price due to the organisation's delay in sounding the alarm, say health experts
Eton to sponsor a study examining what motivates young people to take the psychoactive substances
Fitbit Charge HR is a favourite with the fitness tracker critics, but the Microsoft Band 2 is mounting a challenge
'Dad's army' of recently retired doctors expected to fill in for their junior colleagues during the strike
Bacteria that mutate easily and shrug off antibiotics found in China, shows study
Researchers find that 2.2% of Finns carry a mutated gene that means they can't 'hold their drink'
Mental health charities say study is worrying – but the government has dismissed it as 'wholly misleading'
Left disfigured for 14 years, a volunteer firefighter now has a new face after a 26-hour procedure
Newly discovered planet could be most important world outside the solar system
Hallucinogenic drug back in spotlight as inquest hears Nick Cave's son fell to his death after taking acid
The new 'super predator' is experiencing a population explosion – but what is it and where did it come from?
Actor's widow Susan Schneider Williams reveals that he was suffering from Lewy body dementia
Celebrities and politicians sign open letter to David Cameron demanding equality for mental health
Medically supervised injection rooms will open as part of 'radical culture shift' in drugs policy
Footballers have worse teeth than the rest of the population, with energy drinks and exercise to blame
Health scores based on smoking and obesity leave Britain lagging behind Belgium, Ireland and Norway
NHS numbers show that Britons are increasingly affected by malnutrition and gout
Processed meats will now be classed as carcinogens, alongside tobacco, alcohol and asbestos
Long awaited report calls for a tax on sugary drinks and foods, but David Cameron remains opposed
Processed foods much more likely to be addictive, with cheese chief among them