Record numbers of children are leaving primary school fat with one in five now obese, shocking figures suggested.
One in five children obese by the time they leave primary school
Heart disease symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath and fainting. Here are five of the risk factors for the condition to avoid.
Five avoidable risk factors for heart disease
Women who give birth in winter or spring are less likely to suffer postnatal depression than at other times of year, a study has shown.
Postnatal depression less likely after winter or spring births
While we often think about how to keep various body parts in tip-top condition — avocado for glowing skin and protein to build muscles, for example — many of us give little thought to our oral health past brushing twice a day and flossing (albeit not as often as we know we should).
The foods to eat for good dental health
Regular walking may help older adults live longer, even if they don’t walk enough to meet exercise guidelines, a new study found.
Regular walking may help older adults live longer
A sharp rise in the number of women seeking BRCA genetic testing to evaluate their risk of developing breast cancer was driven by multiple factors, including celebrity endorsement, according to researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA).
Researchers pinpoint causes for spike in breast cancer genetic testing
By Kristi Stone Hamrick*
Exercise should be fun
How easy you find drifting off at night could be down to your personality, a new study showed.
Introverts more likely to sleep badly
Prediabetes — the stage before a type 2 diagnosis — is on rise, but changing your diet can help prevent symptoms.
Prediabetes, a warning sign to change lifestyle
A combination of yoga and aerobic exercise may benefit people with heart disease.
Yoga, aerobics may help with heart disease risk factors

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