When people are shot or stabbed, and lose half their blood, they have a five per cent chance of survival. But an experimental procedure could beat those desperate odds.
There is speculation about a link between vitamin D levels and COVID-19 risks. But what's the truth? And should we all be taking supplements during the coronavirus lockdown?
As COVID-19 dominates our daily lives, it's never been more obvious that there are some things that can't be controlled or even predicted. Worrying about things you can't change may be futile but how can you stop yourself spiralling into negative thought patterns?
Livers to be transplanted can only survive outside of the body for around 12 hours. Now scientists have developed a perfusion system which could extend this to a whole week. Natalie Healey speaks to Professor Pierre-Alain Clavien about what this development could mean for patients on the transplant waiting list in future.
We're stuck at home without our usual hobbies so it may be tempting to drink a little more and a little earlier in the day than usual. But when does it become a problem?
Take a glance at the supplements and herbal remedies in your local health food shop and you'll likely come across a number of tablets promising to make you happier. You'd be forgiven for seeing them as tempting alternatives to visiting your GP if you were feeling blue. But can any actually help for depression?
The ascendancy of the billionaire president may be linked to a decline in the number of boys born to liberal-leaning parents in Ontario, Canada.
Out go the family photos and your favourite mug. And don’t even think about a plant unless you’re prepared to take it home every day. Hot desking, a major annoyance to workers, is slowly taking over the workplace.
Despite halting development after disappointing trial findings in March, Biogen now plans to submit Alzheimer’s candidate aducanumab for FDA approval, after new analysis showed the drug just might work. Natalie Healey explores whether this high-profile comeback is justified.