Tax on unhealthy food would lower obes..
Adding taxation onto junk food could help to get people eating more healthily, said the head of a ..
UK will be extremely vulnerable to a f..
The ‘extreme risk’ of a flu pandemic spreading in the UK will be significantly increased as touris..
New drug approved to reduce risk of bl..
A new once-a-day medication has been approved in order to reduce the chances of blood clots in pat..
Swine flu vaccine linked to child slee..
A link between the swine flu jab and child narcolepsy is cause for concern as a Finnish study conc..
Lowering body temperature of stroke vi..
Cooling down the body after a stroke could reduce the brain damage suffered by victims, say scient..
Scientists discover how obesity gene w..
For years scientists have believed in the existence of a gene that causes people to eat more than ..
Genome sequencing suggested to track d..
Chlamydia is one of the most widespread sexually transmitted infections in the world, but very few..
Smokers’ lobbyists contest proposed in..
Smokers lobby groups are contesting new cigarette tax on the basis that it could make it more like..
Inactive women have a higher diabetes ..
In general being inactive isn’t good for your health, however it can be even more damaging if you ..
Those using statins are less likely to..
Research conducted in the US has shown that people who use statins are much less likely to develop..
Qnexa – Vivus is not giving up yet
The prescription options available to people looking to lose weight are extremely limited, in fact..
New treatment could prevent good chole..
New research has revealed how exactly 'good cholesterol' is turned into 'bad cholesterol' by CETP.
Over-eating could lead to memory loss ..
Scientists have found that those elderly people, according to a study of 70 to 89 year olds, who h..
Rise in contraceptive implants for the..
Recent statistics show that the number of teenage girls under the age of 15 who are being offered ..
Sugar just as bad as cigarettes and al..
Regulation of the consumption of sugar has been recommended by US scientists, as research shows th..
Awareness week promotes importance of ..
The National Cervical Cancer Prevention Week aims to campaign for the importance of cervical scree..
Breakthrough study into the future of ..
New evidence brings hope for the understanding of Type 1 diabetes, as insulin-producing cells are ..
NRT may not be as effective as once th..
Nicotine replacement therapy in the form of patches and gum is a popular quit smoking methods for ..
Too much exercise can increase flu risk
Although exercise is good for you, experts say that exercising too strenuously, could make you mor..
Belly fat could increase dementia risk..
Resent research has shown that there is a link between abdominal obesity caused that increase the ..