Recent studies have identified links between ambient air pollution and disease, highlighting the need for at-risk populations to minimise their exposure where possible.
While drinking in the sun may cause your skin to burn more easily, alcohol drinkers in general may be more prone to skin cancer.
Researchers have identified genetic evidence for the role of vitamin D deficiency in cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death worldwide.
Aspirin use is associated with a 26% raised risk of heart failure in people with at least one predisposing factor for the condition, according to a new study.
Despite years of optimal and suppressive antiretroviral therapy, people with HIV are still at increased risk of developing skin and mucosal cancers.
E-cigarette use may be detrimental to bone health even in young adults.
Both moderate and strenuous exercise can alleviate symptoms of anxiety, even when the disorder is chronic.
The association between insomnia and intracranial aneurysm has not been reported previously.
People who are seriously overweight who also have active brown fat have a healthier metabolism and use more energy than obese people without brown fat.
Drugs that target androgen receptors in prostate cancer can be effectively repurposed to inhibit melanoma in men.
Exercise causes muscles to secrete proteins called myokines into our blood; these myokines can suppress tumour growth.
A previously unknown virus that can infect and cause disease in humans has been identified by scientists in Japan.
Hendra virus can be found across a broad region of Australia, with a previously unidentified type of the virus found in flying foxes in the southern and western states.
The hormone prolactin — critical for milk production — acts in specific parts of the brain to reduce engagement in sustained periods of voluntary exercise in pregnancy.
An enzyme called protein phosphatase 2 (PP2A) appears to be a major driver of pre-eclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication.