Critically ill infant undergoing mechanical ventilation via a tube in her windpipe at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

For a parent of a critically ill child, watching a ventilator going about its work can be what keeps hope alive. Moment by moment a ventilator does th(...)

With 30 million users, it’s also significant that Sweatcoin’s GPS-based verification algorithm rewards only genuine outdoor steps.

Many deaths in the western world are ascribed to avoidable lifestyle factors, including lack of exercise. Could technology motivate us into exercising(...)

Night shift: women lose an hour’s sleep a day after a first child’s birth; men lose 13 minutes. Photograph: JGI/Getty

Starting a family is a well-known way to make a good night’s sleep a distant dream, but new research suggests the parental yawns might go on for six y(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May arriving to give a press conference after a special meeting in Brussels of the European Council to endorse the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Photograph: Getty Images

No simple answer has ever emerged from all of the detailed analysis of who voted for Brexit and why. Some of the many published studies conflict with (...)

Adrian Varley has been appointed to the new role of  director of prudential analysis and inspections at the Central Bank.

The Central Bank has appointed Adrian Varley to the new role of the institution’s director of prudential analysis and inspections, effective from Febr(...)

Vasileios Madouros, whose “technical knowledge in central banking will greatly contribute to the leadership of policy”

The Central Bank has hired the Bank of England’s head of macro-financial risks division, Vasileios Madouros, as its next director of financial stabili(...)

 TV chef and author Nadiya Hussain on the Graham Norton Show. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Nadiya’s Family Favourites Monday, BBC Two, 8pm Look out, Nigella: British Pakistani chef Nadiya Hussain has your crown on her ingredients list, an(...)

Scientists say they have developed a blood and urine test which can detect autism in children

Scientists in Britain say they have developed a blood and urine test which can detect autism in children. Researchers at the University of Warwick i(...)

The Confederation of British Industry   is expected to call for the future EU-UK relationship to be firmly based on established existing shared rules which already support millions of jobs and communities across Europe

The UK’s Brexit policy continues to be shaped by domestic political concerns, not economic considerations, and “we all stand to lose out as a result”,(...)

There is an urgent need to challenge the perception that it is acceptable for someone to harm you in any way if they are your sibling

Last year, I interviewed six victims of sibling bullying – all women. Most had experienced bullying or intense dislike from their earliest memories. F(...)

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