Dads who rapidly adjust to the novelty of parenthood make better fathers and produce children less likely to have behavioural issues in pre-teen years.
Trialled use of steroids to prevent childhood stroke is justified, concludes an extensive review of recent reports.
Taking antipsychotic drugs increases the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers from the University of Eastern Finland.
A cardioprotective drug could help prevent long-term heart damage in children who receive chemotherapy, say researchers in the United States.
Whole brain radiotherapy makes little or no difference to survival rates or quality of life in patients with non small-cell lung cancer which has spread to the brain, say researchers.
Twins should be delivered at 37 weeks to minimise stillbirths and newborn deaths, say experts who analysed more than 35,000 twin pregnancies.
Keeping to the weekly recommended level of physical activity may offset some of the lethal effects of high alcohol intake, research suggests.
Atrial fibrillation is linked to a wider spectrum of serious conditions than previously thought, suggests research led by Oxford University.
At a time when the NHS is strapped for cash, money should not be spent on a drug supposed to deter people from drinking, claim editors.
Economic recessions are harmful to health, leading to a rise in suicides and an increase in mental health problems.
A review of randomised trials suggests that taking an oral vitamin D supplement as well as standard asthma medication will reduce severe asthma attacks.
A new endoscope uses near-infrared light to spot the warning signs of oesophageal cancer