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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?
As South Africa goes into lockdown what measures are they taking? Plus big data in Taiwan
Tracking diseases like Covid-19 that leap from animals into humans
Learning from scientists in Vietnam tracking diseases that jump from animals to humans
The retired doctor who’d want to die at home if he got Covid-19
The latest on the spread of Covid-19 in the USA
The impact on doctors and nurses of making difficult medical decisions
The “moral injury” felt by staff making difficult decisions during the Covid-19 pandemic
Covid-19 in Italy
Why was Covid-19 so deadly in Italy?
Smoking and Covid-19
Could nicotine reduce Covid-19 severity?
Should we wear face masks?
Does the wearing of face masks by the public prevent the spread of coronavirus?
Stem cell therapies unproven for Covid-19
Buyer Beware! Stem cell therapies unproven against Covid-19
Escalating Covid-19 infections across Brazil
How are Brazilians reacting to mixed messages on restrictions, as virus deaths increase?
Covid-19 in DRC
Covid-19 and Ebola in DRC
Pain and the brain
New understanding about pain
Covid-19: Second waves
Are increases in Covid cases signs of second waves?
Covid-19: Steroid drug reduces deaths
Trials of a steroid show it can reduce the deaths of those on ventilators by one third
Faster cheaper Covid testing in Rwanda
Rwandan scientists on their pooled testing approach to Covid which slashes costs and time
Double threat of Covid-19 and flu
Flu vaccine orders up as US anticipates winter Covid surge
Cancer deaths rise predicted after Covid-19
Experts warn cancer deaths will rise because of the pandemic lockdown
Incredible tale of Covid family survival in Spain
Three generations of a family hospitalised in Spain because of Covid
What’s behind a drop in premature births during lockdown?
Irish and Danish doctors spot a fall in premature births during Covid pandemic