Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade.
Researchers may have discovered a method of detecting changes in the eye which could identify Parkinson's disease before its symptoms develop.
The organs surrounded by fat is different in women than in men, says researchers
The drugs that might reduce the death toll in west Africa
The US team say the results, published in Nature, are "striking" and should "galvanise" research efforts
Playing simple card games and even a tennis match on the Wii can help stroke patients with their recovery, says researchers in Canada.
Weekly cakes in the office can hurt more than your waistline
Research has found over half of UK adults are suffering from conditions that cause constant chronic pain
Innovative software is being developed by the University of Aberdeen could save the lives of soldiers when serving.
Predicting animal disease outbreaks before they happen
The risks behind Cannabis may be greater than imagined