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How to make labour wards safer

How to make labour wards safer

Image copyright Science Photo Library Failure to monitor properly baby heart rates during labour is one reason why some newborns are dying on UK maternity wards, an investigation has found.…

Older fathers have ‘geekier sons’

Older fathers have ‘geekier sons’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A stereotype of a geek, holding a cupcake Men who delay starting a family are more likely to have “geekier” sons, a study suggests.…

Older fathers have ‘geekier sons’

Older fathers have ‘geekier sons’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A stereotype of a geek, holding a cupcake Men who delay starting a family are more likely to have “geekier” sons, a study suggests.…

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Image copyright BlackJack3D/Getty Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice. Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna are…

Medicine information leaflets ‘too scary’, say experts

Medicine information leaflets ‘too scary’, say experts

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Lots of information on the side effects of medicines are making people anxious, the report says There is too much focus on the…

Sleep disorder tests carried out by NHS doubles

Sleep disorder tests carried out by NHS doubles

Image copyright BBC News Image caption The NHS last year conducted a record number of sleep diagnostic tests The number of tests carried out by the NHS to diagnose people…

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Blood tests could help target precision drugs at the right people with cancer Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out…

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Blood tests could help target precision drugs at the right people with cancer Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out…

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Prostate cancer blood test ‘helps target treatment’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Blood tests could help target precision drugs at the right people with cancer Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out…

Sugary cereals named and shamed by Liverpool health bosses

Sugary cereals named and shamed by Liverpool health bosses

Image caption Kellogg’s Frosties contains 3.7 sugar cubes per 40g serving, Public Health Liverpool found Health officials have named and shamed what they say are the most sugary breakfast cereals.…