Experts take to the pages of the BMJ to argue about the pros and cons of acupuncture for chronic pain
“Breakthrough as human eggs developed in the lab for first time,” The Guardian reports.
'Daily dose of vitamin D eases agonising IBS and even benefits sufferers' mental health, study finds' the Mail Online reports
“Diet and exercise are 'better than drugs at controlling type 2 diabetes',” the Mail Online reports
It's that time of year we bring down our crystal ball from the attic and use it to help conjure up some predictions for health news in 2018.
10: 'Magic mushrooms' may help 'reset' depressive brains. 9: Study links vegetarian diet in pregnancy to substance abuse in offspring. 8: Tattoo ink particles can spread into lymph nodes. etc.
2017 was another busy year for health news. In the last 12 months, Behind the Headlines has covered more than 300 health stories that made it into the mainstream media. If you've been paying attention you should find this quiz easy and fun.
“Leap forward towards gene therapy cure for haemophilia A,” reports The Guardian.
A "terrifying" and "flesh-eating" bug that "kills one in four it infects invasively" is spreading around the world, warns The Daily Telegraph in news that surprisingly didn't make its front page...