Dhaka: 11:57 AM, Tue, 15 Oct, 2019

Climate change: Big lifestyle changes are the only answer

The UK government must tell the public small, easy changes will not be enough to tackle climate change, warn experts.

‘Unacceptable’ delays in diagnosing secondary breast cancer

One in four patients with secondary breast cancer had to visit their GP three or more times before they got a diagnosis, a survey suggests.

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summer

Almost 400 all-time high temperatures were set in the northern hemisphere over the summer, according to an analysis of temperature records.

Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested.

Global wildlife trade higher than was thought

At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market, according to a study.

Cocaine and alcohol a 'deadly combination'

Mixing cocaine and alcohol together creates a "deadly combination" which can increase violent and impulsive behaviour, doctors are warning.

Inequalities in heart attack care ‘costing women's lives’

Women who suffer heart attacks are dying needlessly because they fail to recognise their symptoms and receive poorer care than men, says a British Heart Foundation report.

Avoid skin-lightening creams at all costs

Consumers are being warned to steer clear of skin lightening creams that can "act like paint stripper".

Prehistoric babies fed animal milk in bottles

Prehistoric babies were bottle-fed with animal milk more than 3,000 years ago, according to new evidence.

Male infertility linked to prostate cancer risk

Men who have fertility treatment have a higher risk of prostate cancer in later life, a study has suggested.

‘Obesity not caused by lack of willpower’

Obesity is not a choice and making people feel ashamed results only in them feeling worse about themselves, a report by top psychologists says.

French weight-loss drug trial over ‘up to 2,000’ deaths begins

A landmark French trial is due to begin to decide whether a diabetes pill prescribed for weight loss was behind the deaths of up to 2,000 people.

Magic of Alhambra, a world heritage site

It was early July 2014 and one of my sisters and her son persuaded the rest of my immediate family and me to accede to their request of an early internet booking for an affordable holiday in August in Granada in Spain.

Face of long-lost human relative unveiled

Researchers have provided the first glimpse of what an ancient group of humans looked like. Denisovan remains were discovered in 2008 and human evolution experts have become fascinated with the group that went extinct around 50,000 years ago.

India announces ban on e-cigarettes

India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health.