Stories By 'Smitha Mundasad'
Drinking three cups of coffee a day may help you live longer, according to a study of almost half a million people from 10 European countries.
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The idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal. Their early work, as yet unpublished, involved looking at the GP records of 3.5 million people in the UK.
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A simple breath test could help predict whether people with gut problems are at high risk of developing stomach cancer, an early study shows.
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A new blood test can help doctors tease out whether an infection is caused by a virus or bacteria within two hours
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A video of the violent death of James Foley, the American journalist who was killed by Islamic State militants, is difficult to avoid.
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Taking aspirin every day can reduce the chance of developing or dying from bowel and stomach cancers
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