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Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:01

Call for rules on hospital vending machines in England

Call for rules on hospital vending machines in England

Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer prevention charity.

A World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)... Read More »

Tags: Hospitals, News, Vending Machines

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:38

Obesity Warning for British Children

Obesity Warning for British Children

Children face serious health problems in later life because they are not eating enough fruit and vegetables and are not doing enough exercise, the British Heart Foundation has warned.

Teenagers seem to... Read More »

Tags: Children, Junk Food, News, Obesity

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:20

Children's caffeine intake 'should be controlled'

Children's caffeine intake 'should be controlled'

Tighter controls are needed to prevent children consuming high-caffeine energy drinks, a BBC investigation has heard.

Professor Mike Lean, an expert in nutrition, said children should be banned from buying... Read More »

Tags: Caffeine, Children, News

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:09

Over-90s defying mental decline

Over-90s defying mental decline

Old people are defying expectations

Today's 90-year-olds are surviving into very old age with better mental performance than ever before, Danish research suggests.

People born in 1915 scored higher in cognitive... Read More »

Tags: News