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Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs

Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs

E. coli cases in Florida has now risen to 24

E. coli cases in Florida has now risen to 24

An exceptionally effective lead-detection protein

An exceptionally effective lead-detection protein

How E.Coli became deadly to humans

How E.Coli became deadly to humans

Harm caused by alcohol consumption among college students may exceed previous estimates of the problem

Harm caused by alcohol consumption among college students may exceed previous estimates of the problem

Eating seafood containing toxic substances can have serious neurological as well as gastrointestinal effects

Eating seafood containing toxic substances can have serious neurological as well as gastrointestinal effects

Alcohol drinkers three times as lkely to die from injury

Alcohol drinkers three times as lkely to die from injury

New figures highlight trends in drug and alcohol misuse

New figures highlight trends in drug and alcohol misuse

Shakespeare may have had syphilis

Shakespeare may have had syphilis

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

Quarter of all deaths in England and Wales in 2003 were caused by cancer

Quarter of all deaths in England and Wales in 2003 were caused by cancer

Potential vaccine for the deadly toxin ricin

Potential vaccine for the deadly toxin ricin

Astronaut's eyes may become windows on the bloodstream

Astronaut's eyes may become windows on the bloodstream

Salmonella pathogen uses molecular hydrogen to grow and become virulent

Salmonella pathogen uses molecular hydrogen to grow and become virulent

New antidotes for organophosphates are needed to prepare for chemical attacks in the West

New antidotes for organophosphates are needed to prepare for chemical attacks in the West

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Lead exposure can hinder recovery from a brain injury

Lead exposure can hinder recovery from a brain injury

Black Sea coastal area of Turkey is prone to bouts of an unusual type of food poisoning from "mad" honey

Black Sea coastal area of Turkey is prone to bouts of an unusual type of food poisoning from "mad" honey

UK agencies stepping up action to protect the public's health following continued outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis

UK agencies stepping up action to protect the public's health following continued outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis