Two American doctors have stunned the medical world by claiming that a person overdosed from cannabis.
The new class of drug is one of the most important breakthroughs for women with advanced breast cancer in the last two decades.
Over 60s and care home residents are the most at risk, while changes in nurse numbers may be a critical factor.
New research suggests that drinking coffee could be reducing your risk of suffering heart failure or strokes.
Suicide rates for American girls aged 13 to 18 increased by 65% between 2010 and 2015, according to new research.
The FDA has approved digital medication that can track when patients ingest their pills. The information can even be sent to the patient's doctor.
Chronic fatigue affects far more women than men and doctors don't know why. Here, one woman shares her experience of living with the illness and getting through university.
KrioRus, a Russian cryogenics firm believes it has found a legal loophole to freeze people before they die – thereby making it easier to bring them back to life in the future.
Nasa plans to continue studying the effects of space on humans, with several missions lined up over the coming years.
Researchers found that exercise effectively increased the size of the hippocampus over time by reducing the effects of ageing.
Michael Creeth played a pivotal role in one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century but received little recognition.
Barrister and author Jamie Susskind received an overwhelming response to a series of tweets in which he chronicled his weekend NHS treatment.
The development could pave the way for new cancer drugs and personalised treatments for the second deadliest form of the disease.
Bill Gates will make the sizable donation outside of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates has now donated roughly $45 billion to charity.
Malawi has become the tenth country in Africa to be put on high alert over fears that the plague could spread there from Madagascar.