Stroke deaths in England halved in a decade, study finds

The number of strokes has fallen among older people, who have been the target of medical…

Cambridge scientists create world’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA

Scientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered…

One in eight UK adults have suicidal thoughts over body image – poll

One of the largest polls on the issue, for the Mental Health Foundation, found one in…

UK heart disease fatalities on the rise for first time in 50 years

The number of people in the UK dying from heart and circulatory diseases before the age…

Smoking cigarettes can cause the penis to shrink, scientists warn

Smoking could have a negative impact on people’s sex lives and even make the penis shrink,…

Ash dieback expected to cost British economy nearly £15bn

The biggest amount will be from the loss of benefits that woods and trees provide, such…

Contaminated blood scandal: Victim Derek Martindale tells his story | 5 News

► Subscribe to 5 News: http://bit. ly/5NewsSub ► A man at the centre of the NHS’s…

Severely obese people in middle age 50% more likely to die early, study finds

The research shows people with the highest levels of obesity are running a high risk of…

Share your experiences of accessing sexual dysfunction services

From erectile problems to pain during sex and problems with orgasm, sexual dysfunction is far from…

Toxins linked with lung disease found in E-cigarettes

Professor David Christiani, from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, who led the team,…