Scientists have known for decades that smoking cigarettes causes DNA damage, which leads to lung cancer.
Pressure on NHS practices blamed on underfunding and Brexit fears among overseas dentists
Faculty of Dental Surgery says ‘widespread misunderstanding’ among parents over when to visit dentist
Children who need a general anaesthetic (GA) to have decayed teeth removed miss at least five days off school.
Basic research has implications from lab-grown teeth to cancer research
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.
Kawasaki disease requires a prompt diagnosis and careful follow-up, according to an updated scientific statement from the American Heart Association
A controlled diet that restricts certain amino acids could be used as an additional treatment
Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds.
The World Health Organization has drawn up a list of the drug-resistant bacteria that pose the biggest threat to human health.
The Oral Health Foundation call for urgent introduction of a gender-neutral HPV vaccination in order to stop a rapid increase in mouth cancer cases.
There are calls for more to be done to stop people smoking at hospitals and promote healthy living.