Forget pimple-popping – videos of chiropractors' back-cracking are just as satisfying, and clips showing people having their necks twisted back into place are racking up millions of views online.
Nathan, now 13, and Bennett, soon to turn 10, both have mandibuloacral dysplasia type B, a rare form of progeria which accelerates aging to such an extent that they have a life expectancy of 13.
Publishing data in the journal Nature, Dame Linda Partridge, a UCL geneticist, says young blood could allow humans to live a life free of cancer, dementia and heart disease.
Medical students are using a robot boy to better understand how young patients respond to treatment. Called HAL, the realistic robot can cry, bleed, talk and go into anaphylactic shock.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have found leftovers leave people with the false impression that they 'under-ate' - meaning they then 'reward' themselves.
The Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley is under scrutiny after concerns were raised about the A&E department, which has been rated 'inadequate' by healthcare watchdog the Care Quality Commission.
NHS trusts across the country have been asked to achieve a 'near universal' uptake of the jab among their front-line staff. Staff who refuse will be asked to justify their reasoning.
Researchers from Brighton and Sussex Medical School found that a person is at risk if they carry the CMV virus, which is a cousin of herpes and spreads via contact or bodily fluids.
Oliver Miller's mother Lucy Kendall, 23, rushed her 11-day-old son to hospital when he started to refuse milk and arch his back in pain. The infant, from Hull, was transferred to the high dependency unit.
Three employees at the park in Anaheim, California, contracted the life-threatening condition in the last year, with two requiring hospital treatment.
Julie Broude, 43, from Boston, is a keen gardener and was putting up lights in her backyard when she is thought to have been pricked on the hip by one of her plants last November.
The research team at Johns Hopkins, working with the National Institute of Aging, said their findings are part of a wave of research showing sleep may be more important for our health than we realize.
The chief executive of Public Health England, Duncan Selbie, wants all smokers in the country to quit and says it's no longer a lifestyle choice but is an addiction which requires medical treatment.
Researchers from University College London found that both emergency and planned procedures for everything from heart operations to joint replacements are being cancelled or postponed.
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from the University of Benin, Nigeria, found that a man's BMI has no impact on his sperm's speed, size or shape, as well as if it has any abnormalities.
It’s assumed being on holiday means going away somewhere hot in order to relax, recharge and recuperate.
Christo Dabraccio, from Idaho, and Julia Sillaman, from Maryland, claim 'urine therapy' has helped them lose weight and leaves them feeling energised and more connected to nature.
The study by the US National Institute on Aging found mice who 'fasted' between meals had later onset of age-related diseases. They believe the findings will translate to humans, too.
Professor Stephen Powis, the national medical director of NHS England, has said Superdrug must do its part to protect vulnerable people from the potentially risky procedures.
The British Food Standards Agency (FSA) found 145 items out of 665 that it sampled in 2017 consisted partly or wholly of unspecified meat, it reported.