The medical weapons we have equipped ourselves with are losing their power. But scientists scent an answer.
A toxic cocktail of under-pressure local authorities and low staffing has the NHS on the brink.
How to stop young people smoking – put a bloody great curtain in front of the fags!
Increasing numbers of female migrants are not seeking antenatal care because they fear high costs or being thrown out of the UK.
Huge gains have been made by the United Nations’ Global Malaria Programme, reaching a crucial Millennium Development Goal.
The House of Commons is debating the Assisted Dying Bill, which, if passed, would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal drug dose to terminally ill patients who are deemed to have less than six months to live.
Loneliness among the elderly is, on one level, a manifestation of the atomisation, anonymity and hyper-individualism that characterises British society in the twenty-first century.
EnChroma, a US company, has created lenses which (they claim) bring colour to the colourblind. But do they work, and if so, how?
Steve Silberman’s Neurotribes, winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction, champions “neurodiversity”.
Up and down the country, GP surgeries have been yelping in pain.
An advertising campaign challenging men to "prove your worth" is being proposed to increase dwindling numbers of sperm donors – will the myth that only "real" men have potent sperm ever die?
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?