Cruise ship rescue: How to survive for 10 hours in the water

Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour.

Medical News Today: Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you

A new study may have found the 'sweet spot' of carb intake. The researchers point out that both too much and too little carbohydrate may harm health.

Roche’s Alecensa latest beneficiary of faster China drug approvals

Roche's Alecensa lung cancer medicine became the latest beneficiary of China's efforts to speed up approvals in the world's second-biggest drug market, which is gaining importance for global pharmaceuticals companies' growth plans.

‘I broke every bone in my face – and survived’

Tom Locke is one of 1,600 people alive today thanks to a change in the way the NHS works, a study suggests.

Medical News Today: Prolonged sitting: Short bouts of activity reduce health risks

Following a recent meta-analysis, researchers conclude that even short bouts of movement can reduce the negative effects of prolonged sitting.

Medical News Today: How marital hostility can harm your gut

A new study shows that marital hostility, particularly when coupled with depression, raises the risk of a gut dysfunction called 'leaky gut syndrome.'

Third African swine fever outbreak hits China’s hog herd

China's Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the eastern city of Lianyungang, the third outbreak this month, as the highly-contagious disease threatened to spread through the world's biggest pig herd.

Child passive smoking ‘increases chronic lung risk’

A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood.

The Paralympic wheelchair maker

Vince Ross' Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business.

The first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.