The 33-year-old has weighed as much as 595 kilos
Scientists developed a global reference tool for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
With Brexit looming, the EU is deciding where to house two key European agencies.
In a lab in Italy, scientists have grown replacement skin for a young boy who had lost most of his to a rare and devastating genetic disease.
Why death and destruction command our attention and how to stop the news from negatively affecting your health.
Spain's crisis with Catalonia impacts on the bid to become the next base for the EU's pharmaceutical watchdog
“Computerised tomography – or CT Scans – have been one of the greatest achievements in medical imaging.
U.S. scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young have won the 2017 Nobel prize for medici
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The ruling could be the first step towards a "person-centred" end of life care agenda in the UK
This device may help surgeons to operate more efficiently on cancer patients
For Jenny Geelenn crafting artificial eyes is a lifelong mission.
At the "Heart Heros" summer camp children with heart disease, who might not otherwise get the camp experience, can enjoy being kids.
Expensive, slow but most of all painful - the case around a British baby's care teaches many lessons
Natural disasters can leave communities to fend for themselves but with support they can use their environment to help.
The car manufacturer Volvo made the bold move of stopping production of fossil-fuel vehicles by 2019. Why we need more grit like that in the existential fight against microbial resistance.
Court gives parents of terminally ill baby, Charlie Gard, two days to present new evidence of effective treatment
A six-year-old Italian boy suffering from leukemia has died after complications from a bout of measles, and the death has reignited a hot debate
The World Health Organisation has called for urgent medical supplies to control the cholera outbreak in the war-ravaged country.
Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.