A study has discovered the balloon-like nature of our personal space which has evolved to protect us from threats above.
This month, researchers are gathering in Cambridge to try and work out why we hurt. Michael Brooks weighs up one suggestion.
In this week's Health Matters, a man finds he has been hurt on the way home - and Phil Whitaker suggests sometimes the best thing to do is move on.
How will we create the UK's first dementia-friendly generation, and why do we need to?
It's hard to draw the line between inciting fear, and giving a fair warning - as Colin and Mary's story proves.
Successive attempts by Labour and the Tories to update the service have done more bad than good. It's time to put the NHS in intensive care.
Oliver Sacks wrote of his imminent death with remarkable dignity, knowing science cannot help him. But what about the cases where it might?
Meet the co-founder of New Yorkers Against Bratton, who wants New York cops to clean up their act.
Hundreds of man hours lost to the economy, and a severe failure when it comes to cancer patients. It's time for NHS reform.
The Chancellor's politically-motivated project undermines the goal of the national integration of health and social care.
Children can often be cruel, but they can also be the most receptive to breaking down barriers.