Posted: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41
Report - Fergus Walsh Medical correspondant BBC News
Let me confess. I love sugar.
I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 May 2014 15:09
A clear direction in life has health benefits, say researchers
Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life, regardless of what the purpose is, research suggests.
Not only does it contribute to healthy... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:31
A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.
The map presents population-wide... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:05
UK scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients' stools.
The test analyses the chemical compounds emitted and recognises... Read More »