“Once-a-month oral contraceptive pill in tests,” reports BBC News on early research by a team in the US.
Researchers developed a model that shows the risk of having a heart attack or stroke by age 75, for people of different ages, depending on their so-called "bad" cholesterol (non-high density lipoprotein, or non-HDL cholesterol).
"Cancer drug offers hope of new endometriosis treatment for millions, docs say," The Sun reports.
"Impact of air pollution on health may be far worse than thought," reports The Guardian.
"One-off ketamine dose may reduce heavy drinking, say scientists," reports The Guardian. In an experimental study, researchers used a single injection of the drug ketamine to disrupt the pleasurable memories that heavy drinkers associated with drinking alcohol.
"Air pollution linked to condition that causes blindness in major UK study," reports The Independent.
"Induction recommended for women still pregnant at 41 weeks," reports The Guardian.
Study finds no evidence of a link between taking statins and memory loss and cognitive function.
"Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, the largest trial of its kind shows," BBC News reports.
"Blood test for sepsis could save lives of thousands of children by detecting how deadly their condition is," reports the Mail Online.
"Kids become dramatically less active over their years at primary school, study warns," reports Mail Online following a study on children at 57 schools in the southwest of England.
"Why the hiccups help a baby learn to breathe more easily," reports The Times of a study looking at newborn babies.
"Can't sleep? Insomnia means you're at risk of heart attack and stroke," reports The Sun of a study looking at nearly 500,000 people in China.
Heart patients who are lonely have an increased risk of dying within a year of leaving hospital, new research from Denmark has found.
"One jog a week is all you need to cut the risk of early death," Sky News reports.
"Study links taking Tylenol in pregnancy to two-fold higher risks of having children with ADHD and autism – but experts say the household painkiller is an unlikely cause," Mail Online reports.
"Peanut-allergy therapy 'protection not a cure'," reports BBC News on a study looking at cell behaviour before and after treatment.
"Risks of cannabis use for mental health treatment outweigh benefits", The Guardian reports
"Blood pressure pills 'work better at bedtime'," reports BBC News.
"Number of children with anorexia on the rise, study suggests," reports the Guardian.
"Ex-pro footballers three times more likely to get dementia from heading balls" reports The Sun
"Benefits of statins 'are marginal at best' for otherwise healthy people," reports the Mail Online.
"Cortisone injections for hip and knee pain are more dangerous than was thought,” reports The Telegraph. This follows a study looking into the effects of steroid injections (also called corticosteroid injections) in the hip and knee.
"Common drug could prevent thousands of injury deaths," reports the Guardian on a study looking at head injury treatment in 29 countries.
"Smoking just a few cigarettes a day can damage your lungs a study has found," Mail Online reports.