A scientist advising the Government on coronavirus has called for tighter lockdown restrictions, describing the current rules as “the problem” amid rising infections and deaths.
Eyesight tests can predict which people with Parkinson’s disease will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later, new research suggests.
Patients admitted to very full hospital intensive care units have an increased risk of dying, researchers have warned.
Teenagers in England are performing significantly worse in science than in 2015, an analysis has found.
Herd immunity is not going to be possible for the foreseeable future despite the imminent rollout of a coronavirus vaccine, an expert has warned.
More than two-thirds of patients hospitalised due to coronavirus continue to suffer from debilitating symptoms more than seven weeks after being discharged, a new study suggests.
Women have found the coronavirus pandemic more psychologically challenging than men, reporting higher levels of depression, anxiety and loneliness, and lower levels of life satisfaction and happiness, a study suggests.
Hundreds of schools across England are to receive copies of a research-informed textbook on the Holocaust to help combat myths and misconceptions held by students.
“Significant” gaps in our data makes it impossible to know whether the Government’s test and trace programme is reducing the spread of Covid-19, researchers have said.
People in their 50s who are obese have a 31% increased risk of dementia later in life compared with those of the same age with normal weight, a new study suggests.
Heavy drinking into older age adds up to 4cm (1.6in) to the waistline, new research suggests.
A group of cells that play a role in the body’s immune response could hold the key to “more effective” cancer treatments, researchers say.
Air pollution could be linked to a higher risk of glaucoma, according to a new study.
Spontaneous fluctuations in human brain activity influence whether people make risky decisions, a new study has suggested.
A woman in Scotland who can feel virtually no pain has a mutation in a previously-unidentified gene, according to researchers.
A woman in Scotland can feel virtually no pain due to a mutation in a previously-unidentified gene, according to new research.
Watching TV for just a few hours every night could contribute to memory decline in older people, new research suggests.
Weeks before they even took their first breaths, two babies had their spinal cords delicately repaired by surgeons in the first operations of their kind in the UK.
A 90-tonne piece of cancer-fighting equipment that will improve the lives of hundreds of cancer patients every year has been carefully lowered into place in its new home.
Large swathes of people have “mythical” beliefs when it comes to the causes of cancer, a study from University College London and the University of Leeds has found.
Large swathes of people have “mythical” beliefs when it comes to the causes of cancer, a new study suggests.
The first modern Briton, who lived around 300 generations ago, had “dark to black” skin, groundbreaking research has revealed.