A soft robotic heart which would end the need for donor transplants, could be available within a decade, after scientists set out plans to build a hybrid organ from stem cells and biotech.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued its strongest warning to date about e-cigarettes, claiming they increase the risk of heart disease and lung disorders.
The biggest ever study into touch will find out whether millennials want less physical contact than previous generations, following modern movements like MeToo.
Buckingham Palace is reportedly reconsidering the royal title of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex because the punctuation is the same as in the titles of women who have divorced royal men.After announcing Prince Harry and Meghan would be stepping away from the front lines of the royal family, palace insiders were left scrambling to decide how to balance the couple’s titles against their desire for a more private life.
Chinese New Year is fast approaching – and with it comes a host of superstitions that will apparently dictate how the next 12 months will play out for each of us.
Activity monitors can predict flu outbreaks up to three weeks earlier than current surveillance methods raising hopes that health services could be better prepared for upcoming waves of illness.
Children’s packed lunches are no healthier than they were 10 years ago, with processed ham sandwiches and packets of crisps still the norm, new research shows.
Meghan Markle is expected to join the Queen’s crunch talks about her and Prince Harry’s future roles by phone after returning to Canada.The monarch has called Harry, his brother Prince William, and their father Prince Charles to a crisis meeting at her private Norfolk estate of Sandringham where the “next steps” for the couple will be decided on Monday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex prompted headlines across the world with the announcement they would “step back as ‘senior’ members of the royal family” on Wednesday.An announcement made by the couple on Instagram instantly gave rise to widespread reports of disgruntlement among family members, with the Queen said to be “furious” at not being consulted prior to the decision.
Absence may actually make the heart grow fonder, according to research, which shows a quarter of couples now live apart but abide by the same rules as married or cohabiting partners.
The NHS is promising a “genomic revolution,” with rare child diseases diagnosed in days, with far more accuracy than has previously possible.
A generation growing up on social media is putting its teeth at risk by turning to illegal providers of whitening and straightening products, dentists have warned.
“Auld Lang Syne” is sung on the stroke of midnight every 31 December to ring in the New Year.The song sets words written by the great Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1788 to a traditional folk tune, its title translating into standard English as “old long since”, meaning “long ago”.
The most senior doctor in the NHS has warned against “teatoxes” and other fad New Year diets that can cause serious health problems.
Children are getting four times as much caffeine from drinking tea, as from energy drinks, a think tank has said, as it attacks Government plans to ban the sale of the soft drinks to minors.
Aromatherapy and ASMR craze will be used to help ease dogs' anxiety around fireworks this New Year's Eve.
More than a quarter of people with Parkinson's disease were initially wrongly diagnosed as having conditions such as a stroke or anxiety, research has found.
Karaoke machines that can be hacked leave children vulnerable to unsolicited voice recordings from strangers, a Which? study has warned ahead of Christmas.
Children’s stories on television are stripped of adventure and risk, according to two of Britain’s most popular children’s authors, as they warned against the “overprotection” of young audiences.
One in four British cancer patients are suffering delays in diagnosis which could cost lives, a major study has found.
Pregnant women with severe asthma are more likely to develop life-threatening pre-eclampsia, a Canadian study has shown.
The number of female directors at top UK companies has increased over the past year but a “step-change” in representation is still needed, according to a new report.The Hampton-Alexander review, an independent body analysing female business representation, called for more women to be appointed as executives in its report for 2019.
A university for trainee lawyers is to introduce a “controlling anxiety” module in an attempt to prepare students for the world of work.