Scientists have discovered signs that the number of people with diseases like Alzheimer's is stabilising
Flibanserin has finally been approved by the US drugs agency – but only after two unsuccessful attempts
Public Health England says vaping is 95% less harmful than smoking and could save thousands of lives
A high-level of phone-checking is associated with a range of mental blunders, warn scientists
Lifestyle changes vital to prevent more cases of type 2 diabetes, say medical experts
GPS has revealed that marker which shows the point of zero longitude, set in 1884, is in wrong place
The spectacular celestial light of the Perseids will be visible again tonight - if the weather is fine
Study probed effects of saturated fats in meat and dairy products
An independent body has advised that British people need to get more Vitamin D
Health service warned financial plans are 'quite simply unaffordable'
Experts hail 'exciting finding' as simple urine test could help in the war on pancreatic cancer
Google pitches new Glass edition for businesses, but a consumer version could be around the corner
Philae lander discovered 'primordial soup' that could suggest comets helped seed life on Earth
Researchers say treatment may be able to flush virus from hiding places in the body
Sighting of distant aurorae helps scientists understand celestial bodies known as 'brown dwarves'
Mosquirix gets European approval to be used on African babies to help control impact of malaria
UK professor stunned by 'once-in-a-lifetime discovery'
A rumour is doing the rounds that there will be a 'spectacular double moon' in the sky in late August but astronomers say it's all nonsense
Astronomers have found a large planet, Kepler-452b, which they say is 'the closest twin to Earth'
Early data from US pharma giant Eli Lilly suggests Solanezumab could slow dementia rate by a third