Time for a tax?
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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s campaign to introduce a sugar tax on fizzy drinks and snacks has been gaining momentum. Oliver has a history of trying to persuade the British public to eat more healthily…
Singing in a choir really can change your life for the better. And yes, anyone can do it
Practice makes perfect posture?
We often think of posture as a physical thing – but our minds play a crucial part too.
Applying the finishing touches to some toasted chilli crickets & wild garlic hummus on rye bread.
Insects are a healthy and sustainable source of protein. It's time foodies appreciated them too.
By definition, a rare disease isn't always easy to spot but there are ways to make it easier to do.
The UK's palliative care is excellent - but that hasn't prevented scandals like the Liverpool Care Pathway and Mid-staffs.
Solar energy is key to development in African countires.
Integrated research is key to sustainable development, which helps Africa resolve its energy woes.
Novel drugs that reduce the spread of cancer in mice could pave the way for changing the way we fight tumours.
The aim of the sole sustainable development goal on health is to improve health and well-being.
Despite the criticism, the sustainable development goal for health presents an opportunity to approach health holistically.
Humans didn’t evolve to deal with the unique conditions of space travel.
Hollywood may already have done it but when we eventually send real astronauts to Mars, what medicines should we arm them with? And will they work the same way as they do on Earth?
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One of the experts behind the ONS' well-being project explains why it's so important for the government to know how you're feeling.
Diabetes medications can have real benefits but there are still some nagging unknowns about their effects.
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A global health and disease study shows we're living longer, but spending more years in poor health. But there are some things within our power to change.
A new study has produced puzzling results about how the environment affects men's and women's mental health.
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The communities ravaged by Ebola need mental health support to help people rebuild their lives.
HIV-infected H9 T cell captured by a scanning electron micrograph.
HIV therapy that enables patients with the virus to live a healthy life is a great success for modern medicine. But what are the challenges to coming up with a complete cure?
Boxing clever? Osborne delivers.
Instant reaction from academics as George Osborne delivers his post-election budget.
There when you need it most. But safety nets are under threat.
When welfare budgets get cut, layers of help and guidance are slowly stripped away from the most vulnerable.
National priorities can help focus our research efforts.
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The nine science and research priorities will help focus and coordinate our efforts, and aid government departments in supporting the future of Australian science.
Trendy - but at what cost?
Seriously though - can fashion really damage your health?