Stephen Hawking: The science that made him famousStephen Hawking is one of the best-known scientists in the world, but what about his discoveries?
Stephen Hawking is one of the best-known scientists in the world, but what about his discoveries?
Researchers say they may have worked out why there is a natural loss of muscle in the legs as people age - and that it is due to a loss of nerves
Four dementia scientists have shared this year's 1m Euro brain prize for pivotal work that has changed our understanding of Alzheimer's disease
Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form
Women with bigger waists relative to their hips are at more risk of heart attacks than men of a similar "apple shape", research from the George Institute for Global Health says
Just one cigarette a day carries nearly half the risk for heart attack and stroke as smoking a full pack of 20, according to a large-scale study published Thursday
Now there is good news for those who fear it might be too late in life to improve their fitness
Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory
The Irish minister for health has signed a licence for a seven-year old from County Cork to access medicinal cannabis