Can sugar cause cancer? It seems that evidence pointing this way was discovered in a study funded by the sugar industry nearly 50 years ago.
Research on the effect of breastfeeding on children’s teeth found that if it continues for 2+ years the children are at a higher risk of dental caries
Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet suggests.
For the first time, more than half of the UK's electronic-cigarette users have since given up smoking tobacco, a study suggests.
A blood test has been developed that could help target treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer.
While malaria is preventable and treatable, proper diagnosis is critical. Molecular testing has proven to be more effective than current options
The World Health Organization has drawn up a list of the drug-resistant bacteria that pose the biggest threat to human health.
Surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as "truly transformative".
Many GPs in England have stopped providing some forms of contraception because of funding cuts, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned.
An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time, say scientists.