The results of stigma can be deeply damaging – we all need to show greater sensitivity.
With an ageing population, dementia is becoming more and more prevalent. But what does dementia actually do to the brain to cause changes in behaviour?
A dietician recommends her top foods for a peaceful sleep.
The continued prevalence of fat stigma and shaming needs to be challenged.
If the UK is to break the cycle of reoffending, it needs to meet the basic needs of young people in prison and respect the basic human right of adequate nutrition.
Biohacking for cures: what you need to know.
If you're a parent, there's one less thing to worry about – your child is probably healthy even if they're fussy about what they eat.
Low level carbon monoxide poisoning leads to a wide range of nonspecific but significant symptoms – making it very difficult to detect.
A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
Antibiotic resistance is a major and growing global health threat. These five recent examples show us how dangerous it can be.
Canada's systems of health funding, medical training and physician compensation need an overhaul – to support vital centres of medical research and complex care.
It's not just about getting kids to eat their greens; they should be eating fruits and vegetables of all different colours. Here are some strategies to make it easier.
In many cases you may still be contagious long after you've returned to school or work. But there are simple things you can do to minimise the risk of spreading it to others.
Meditation and yoga affect the brain's stress response system to help us feel more relaxed. They can even lower our blood pressure.
Universities need to work with staff, students and the community to ensure their health policies are effective.
The watch that counts the steps, the ring that records the quality of sleep: devices analysing data to improve well-being make you dream. But many still serve as gadgets.
An international comparison of life expectancy rates has raised alarm bells for the UK.
More than half of us will have a nose bleed at some point in our life, probably more than once. But why do they actually happen, and are they a cause for concern?
Truck drivers in Canada are exposed to many health risks. The horrific Humboldt bus crash should be a wake-up call for new regulations and wellness programs within the industry.
Financial institutions and stores judge our credit-worthiness based on how we handle our money. But we should be cautious of letting others compile our health data into a "wellness report."