Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 13:02
Scientists from five leading British universities will begin a ground-breaking clinical trial next year to test a possible cure for HIV.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 13:24
A new study has found that exercising just once a week makes a person between three and seven times more likely to be considered a "healthy ager ".
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 14:47
Scientists have discovered a gene mutation responsible for excessive alcohol drinking, a finding that could lead to potential new treatments for alcoholism.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 13:42
Millions of patients worldwide taking effervescent, dispersible and soluble medicines have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes because of the high salt content of such drugs, scientists said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 09:59
Older men who spend several hours walking each day are less likely to have a stroke than their peers who rarely walk, a new study suggests. And walking pace didn`t seem to matter.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 14:37
Men who are unemployed for more than two years show signs of faster ageing in their DNA, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 19:16
A new drug which mimics the effects of being drunk without any health risks such as addiction or hangovers is being developed.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 09:00
Around one person in 2,000 in Britain carries the protein linked to the human version of mad cow disease, a figure higher than previous estimates, a study said on Tuesday.