For decades dentists have recommended flossing as an essential part of oral hygiene. But how useful is it really?
GP failed to recognise signs of a pulmonary embolism
Without fertility aid Danesha Couch has given birth to three sets of twins
The organs surrounded by fat is different in women than in men, says researchers
Sepsis is not being treat seriously enough, says health watchdog
The drugs that might reduce the death toll in west Africa
The US team say the results, published in Nature, are "striking" and should "galvanise" research efforts
Playing simple card games and even a tennis match on the Wii can help stroke patients with their recovery, says researchers in Canada.
Weekly cakes in the office can hurt more than your waistline
Research has found over half of UK adults are suffering from conditions that cause constant chronic pain
Innovative software is being developed by the University of Aberdeen could save the lives of soldiers when serving.
Health organisations have called for the possession and personal use of all illegal drugs to be decriminalised in the UK.
Predicting animal disease outbreaks before they happen
NHS fear a drop in standards over staff happiness.
Brushing your teeth might just save your life
The risks behind Cannabis may be greater than imagined