Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 3,000
59 minutes ago
Fans at the Real Madrid match this weekend were not taking any chances against the deadly coronavirus
The number of people killed worldwide by the coronavirus has exceeded 3,000, as China reported 42 more deaths.
More than 90% of...
Fish oil supplements offer 'little or no benefit' against cancer
29 February 2020
The global market for omega-3 supplements has been estimated to be worth around $33bn (£25.6bn)
Taking omega-3 supplements offers "little to no" benefit against cancer, say experts.
Consumption of fish oil...
Coronavirus: Iran's deaths at least 210, hospital sources say
5 hours ago
Iran is the only country in the Gulf region that has reported deaths from Covid-19
At least 210 people in Iran have died as a result of the new coronavirus disease, sources in the country's health system have told...
Two coronavirus cases confirmed in UK
1 hour ago
Two people from the same family have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, the chief medical officer for England has announced.
It is understood the patients were staying in a hotel in Yorkshire, before being taken overnight to a...
Mystery Chinese virus: How worried should we be?
By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent
2 hours ago
The outbreak occurred in the city of Wuhan, south of Beijing
A mystery virus - previously unknown to science - is causing severe lung disease in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
AI 'outperforms' doctors diagnosing breast cancer
Fergus WalshMedical correspondent@BBCFergusWalshon Twitter
3 hours ago
AI was as accurate as two doctors working together
Artificial intelligence is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, a study in the...