Manufacturers in the US will have to phase out compound by 2018, but it is still allowed in UK
The common digestive problem affects some ethnic groups more than others, but it's a manageable condition
Conservatives have promised to make mental health a priority, but doctors and campaigners are unconvinced
Campaigners say the landmark ruling 'sends a strong message' to perpetrators of the crime
Thousands are quarantined in South Korea as the death toll from the Mers outbreak continues to rise
Nobel scientist said women in laboratories 'fall in love with you and when you criticise them, they cry'
Sea-dwelling creature becomes internet sensation after fisherman asks for help in identifying his catch
The NHS warns that blood donation levels are worrying low, but are their donor restrictions too extensive?
The five best calorie counters on the market to help support your diet and fitness plans
Short questionnaire claims to determine the likelihood of a person dying in the next five years
Critically endangered sawfish may have evolved to reproduce without males in order to escape extinction
The government to clamp down on 'rip-off' staffing agencies and expensive management consultants
Scientists hail 'new era' for cancer treatment after combination of drugs shrinks melanomas in most sufferers
Parents are 'being misled' say campaigners, but regulators insist that sugar content is 'clearly labelled'
Study appears to show that sleeping 'provides a unique window for altering fundamental beliefs'
Three-quarters of all fresh shop-bought chicken in Britain is infected with the food poisoning bug
Ancient fossil discovery suggests that the evolutionary process is more complicated than previously thought
Army base in Utah was developing a test to identify biological threats and thought samples were dead
Legal classification of LSD and magic mushrooms is hampering important medical research, says expert
A synthetic drug called Spice, banned in 2009, has been causing concern on both sides of the Atlantic