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A tale of recovery from a former footballer
Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle on his struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts
Daily 4-in-1 pill protects the heart
Is a ‘polypill’ the answer to reducing heart attacks and strokes worldwide?
Lack of sleep boosts heart attack risk
Too little or too much sleep can increase your risk of heart disease
Malaria eradication within a generation?
Can the world be rid of malaria by 2050?
Are you suffering parental burnout?
Being a parent can be tiring and stressful. But what happens when parents burnout?
Is vaginal delivery risky after c-section?
A new study is trying to help women make a more informed decision
How athletes prepared for Doha heat
Many athletes struggled with heat and humidity in Doha. How did they prepare?
Abuse of women in childbirth
Women in childbirth verbally and physically abused
Cheap drug cuts head injuries deaths
Hope for head injuries from clotting drug
Is drug addiction a criminal or public health issue?
What’s the best way to get addicts off drugs?
How the weather influences pain
Cloudy with a chance of pain: how humidity makes arthritic joints hurt more
How the smog in Delhi is harming people’s health
Hospital admissions up in Delhi because of seasonal smog
What’s behind the vaping deaths in the US?
Illicit cannabis behind vaping deaths in United States
Risk of depression higher in LGBT teens
Half of LGBT teens in British study experience depression
The global scale of corruption in healthcare
How widespread is corruption in healthcare?
When should you have a cholesterol test?
Could cholesterol tests in our 30s cut heart attack and stroke risk?
Mobile phones and head injuries
Risking head injuries by using a mobile phone on the go
Malnutrition – you can be fat or thin
Emergency food supplies help starving children – but may fuel obesity
The importance of play in childhood
Why play matters: balancing time spent on video games with time outside, being active
A doctor’s tale of stress at work
An ex-doctor and a psychologist offer tips on how to avoid stress at work
The shrew behind mysterious brain inflammation
The scientist who solved the mystery of a killer brain disease and a shrew
Rising depression amid Hong Kong unrest
Is unrest in Hong Kong linked to a rise in depression?
Claudia Hammond launches a major new study investigating the role of touch
Latest on the Chinese coronavirus
Will quarantines help to stop the spread of the Chinese new coronavirus?
Fighting the new coronavirus alongside other infections
Health issues and medical breakthroughs from around the world
The latest on the spread of Coronavirus
A new test being developed could help track the spread of coronavirus
Why is Covid spreading so quickly on cruise ships?
First case of Covid in Africa reported as virus spreads rapidly on cruise ship near Japan
How life drawing helps us to understand anatomy
Looking beneath a model’s skin to draw their skeleton and muscles
The maths of coronavirus
Coronavirus in the US, the maths of epidemics, and coughs that last for years and years
Alcohol: How drinking less will help you live longer
COVID-19 update, how to cut your alcohol intake and how Alexa could keep you healthy
What have we learnt from Sars?
The history of Sars, what was done to conquer it and what can we learn to fight Covid-19?