How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

Researchers reveal how chemicals in some vegetables can prevent bowel cancer.

Bringing up your baby as a vegan

Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet. She explains how and why.

Baby boxes accepted by 85% of Scottish parents

In the first year of the programme 52,065 baby boxes were gifted to parents of newborns.
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Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak.
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements

Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state.
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Monsanto Roundup appeal has uphill climb on ‘junk science’ grounds: legal experts

Bayer AG unit Monsanto faces long odds on an appeal blaming an "inflamed" jury and "junk science" for a verdict of $289 million in damages to a man who said the company's Roundup weed killer caused his cancer, according to some legal experts.
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Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicide

(Reuters Health) - People who have traumatic brain injuries may be nearly twice as likely to die by suicide as individuals who don't have a history of injuries like concussions and skull fractures, a large Danish study suggests.
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People taking HIV-prevention pill may get more primary care

(Reuters Health) - When people take daily pills to minimize their chances of getting HIV, they are also more likely to get routine care like flu shots and recommended screenings for common health problems, a U.S. study suggests.
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Medical News Today: How to treat peeling skin

There are many reasons why skin peels. People may notice their skin peeling several days after they get a sunburn. As the skin heals, it sheds layers of old damaged skin and replaces it with new layers. People can prevent peeling with moisturizer and staying hydrated. Learn more about how to stop peeling skin here.
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Men, like women, can have post-sex blues

(Reuters Health) - After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria (PCD), which can interfere with relationships, researchers say.