Obesity can constitute a disability if the health effects have an impact on people’s working lives, the European Court of Justice rules.
A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.
Scientists uncover a single protein that could be responsible for drug allergies, on the surface of cells.
A state-of-the-art clinic in Denmark is set to make dramatic changes to the relationship between doctor and patient.
The rules for creating babies from three people – which state only two would be classed as parents – have been announced by the UK government.
E-cigarettes can help smokers stop or reduce their habit, a Cochrane review has found.
Fat can be breathed out as well as burned off as you lose weight, biochemists who have studied metabolism at a microscopic level say.
Atul Gawande on what ails India’s public health system