UN issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

UN issues list of top 12 most worrying bacteria

The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options.

Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

Brain scans of babies may predict which ones will develop autism, a debilitating disorder whose symptoms can be softened with early behavioural therapy, researchers have found.

Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

Over 200 baldness-linked genetic markers uncovered

There are more than 200 new genetic regions that could be used to predict a man's chances of severe hair loss.

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Lasers can help surgeons rapidly analyse brain cancers and decide how much tissue to remove, a study shows.

Gene therapy allows deaf mice to hear again, study finds

Gene therapy allows deaf mice to hear again, study finds

Gene therapy delivered by a benign virus enabled deaf lab mice to hear for the first time, researchers revealed this week, offering hope for people suffering with genetic hearing impairments.

Too much paracetamol damages the liver as much as cancer, experts warn

Too much paracetamol damages the liver as much as cancer, experts warn

It's one of the easiest over-the-counter medicines to buy.

Fast-food packaging contains harmful compounds

Fast-food packaging contains harmful compounds

When it comes to healthy eating, fast-food is rarely the preferred option.

Did you know that cold weather can affect your heart?

Did you know that cold weather can affect your heart?

It's not hard to imagine someone collapsing from a heart attack in the heat - but what about in cold weather?

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