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‘Wide awake drunk’ on energy drinks and alcohol mix

‘Wide awake drunk’ on energy drinks and alcohol mix

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mixing vodka with energy drink Red Bull is a popular option in bars and clubs Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could be a risky…

Doctor admits misleading over Ebola

Doctor admits misleading over Ebola

Image copyright Megan Bramall A doctor has admitted she misled other medics about the health of a colleague returning to the UK from West Africa with Ebola in 2014. Dr…

Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Happy Norwegian fans at an international football game in 2009 Norway is the happiest place on Earth, according to a United Nations agency report…

Hot chocolate serving ‘has more salt than packet of crisps’

Hot chocolate serving ‘has more salt than packet of crisps’

Image copyright Getty Images A mug of hot chocolate can have more salt than a packet of ready salted crisps, a campaign group says. Consensus Action on Salt and Health…

Sperm swimming technique ‘all down to simple maths’

Sperm swimming technique ‘all down to simple maths’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Millions of sperm set off but only a few will complete the journey How an individual sperm swims, against all the odds, through…

‘Healthiest hearts in the world’ found

‘Healthiest hearts in the world’ found

Image copyright Michael Gurven The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the Tsimane people in the forests of Bolivia, say researchers. Barely any Tsimane had signs of…

‘Healthiest hearts’ in the world found

‘Healthiest hearts’ in the world found

Image copyright Michael Gurven The healthiest hearts in the world have been found in the Tsimane people in the forests of Bolivia, say researchers. Barely any Tsimane had signs of…

‘Huge advance’ in fighting world’s biggest killer

‘Huge advance’ in fighting world’s biggest killer

Image copyright Getty Images An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors. The results of the large international trial…

Google DeepMind’s NHS deal under scrutiny

Google DeepMind’s NHS deal under scrutiny

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The records collected by DeepMind went back over the past five years A deal between Google’s artificial intelligence firm DeepMind and the UK’s NHS…

New drug for one in five breast cancers

Many more women could be helped by a new type of breast cancer drug, say experts Biological therapies are currently only available as part of clinical trials, but hold great…