A new test which capitalises on existing knowledge and technology will increase diagnoses, speed up the process and save the NHS millions of pounds.
Our new study finds in Australian supermarkets, the lower the health star rating, the higher the discounts. The time is ripe for a national conversation about making discounts healthier.
Almost all drugs are tested in living animals before human clinical trials. But most of the time what works in mice doesn't work in humans. That's why lab-grown human livers may be so valuable.
Sport is only one way of being active and it's usually done at particular times and on particular days. Teens should get physical activity throughout the day, every day.
Obesity crisis: pizza, pastries, chips, donuts, cookies, hot dogs, and burgers – just your average school lunch.
As the rate of obesity in the US rises, transplant centers are debating whether to accept organ donations from the obese. A new study suggests that oversized hearts are safe to use.
Gut microbiota are better predictors of belly fat than diet.
A study found that grocery shoppers who could change their orders were more likely to swap produce for junk food than the other way around.
Scotland successfully targeted its smoking problem, now it needs to do the same for obesity.
The effectiveness of healthy-eating nudges increases as their focus shifts from thinking, to feeling, to doing.
There is a huge variety of sugar substitutes available. What's the difference? Is one better for controlling blood sugar levels for diabetes? Is one better for individuals trying to lose weight?
When the policies and programmes developed in Belo Horizonte were rolled out nationally, Brazil experienced a notable decline in hunger.
Nike has recently displayed a plus-sized mannequin in its London store, triggering responses ranging from outrage to celebration. But there's no denying the health risks of obesity.
The interplay of poverty, inequality, urbanisation and the industrial food system leaves low-income families with limited access to fresh, healthy foods.
Bariatric surgery can be life changing, so why are so few being offered the procedure in England?
It's not enough to simply promote healthy eating and exercise without considering the very real environmental and structural constraints present in South Africa.
Although it's not possible for parents to completely shield their kids from screens and junk food, in the home they have a unique opportunity to establish healthy behaviours.
A study showed that most baby food products have a high sugar content.
Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.
Robust new study finds weight gain may be due to more than just the calories.