Average life expectancy is forecast to rise in many countries by 2030, breaking the 90 years barrier in come places.
France is to cull a further 360,000 ducks as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the H5N8 bird flu virus.
How robots can improve the quality of life of elderly people living alone at their homes
This “magic mirror” has been made by European researchers It reads your face and tells you about your health A set of cameras capture possible signs of health problems Depth sensors analyse your face
Measles is on the rise in parts of Europe amid a trend of high scepticism towards vaccines in some rich countries, research shows.
Later on Tuesday, an appeals court in San Francisco will be deciding whether or not to allow the travel ban.
Smart fashion: the clothes and accessories we wear could tell us things we don't already know
This shirt knows how much you eat Collar sensors feel when your swallow food or liquids Smart fashion can help people live healthier lives These eyeglasses also use textile sensors The sensors measure
The World Health Organisation has launched a report to coincide with World Cancer Day on February 4. It is calling for efforts to be stepped up worldwide to catch the disease earlier.
Dubai's 42nd Arab Health exhibition focuses on automation and innovation technology
Why Trump and Putin are molar opposites, the secret of a winning poker strategy and what it is like having a snake stuck in your ear.
The age-old practice of swaddling babies is being turned into a therapy for adults in Tokyo to alleviate posture and stiffness, mostly after giving birth.
Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega has been freed from jail for three months ahead of planned brain surgery.
Dominic Waughray, Head of Public Private Partnership World Economic Forum More than 3,000 participants from nearly 100 countries, including over 50
A transplant operation of cartilage from the nose could bring help to people who suffer knee problemsSwiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage
Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damage
When cooking bread to make toast, or when frying, baking or roasting, strive for a slightly golden colour rather than a deep brown.
Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor see a merger in their future to create a global eyewear powerhouse worth 46 billion euros.
House of Representatives voted to pass a measure to roll back the programme which gave health coverage to 20 million Americans.
Kim Phuc Phan Thi, known to many as "Napalm Girl", has scars treated by laser surgeon in Miami
Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.
Italy’s new prime minister Paolo Gentiloni has undergone emergency heart surgery.
Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.
Not even in office yet, America's Republicans are calling time on Barack Obama's Affordable Care act and promising their first act will be to scrap the "catastrophic" law.