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As gas from your stomach comes up your food pipe, it makes the surface of the upper part of your oesophagus rattle and vibrate. It is a bit like windows that rattle during a windy storm.
Many of us are programmed to aim for 10,000 steps a day. This target is not right for everyone – but we can all benefit from setting step goals to increase our activity.
Many health professionals leave Africa because they don’t know how to handle the non-clinical systemic problems.
While we move soap around, it lifts up invisible oil that holds germs onto your hand.
Regional deprivation is causing thousands of northerners – especially men – to die young each year.
People with obesity earn less and have a harder time finding work.
The NHS has promised that by 2024, up to a third of hospital outpatient consultations will be undertaken by video link. This is unlikely to be realised quite so quickly.
Looking after animals and saving the planet sounds like a good idea. But getting there is not as simple as a some people seem to imagine.
If you think VO₂max is just important for athletes, think again.
Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
Here's what NASA scientists discovered when an astronaut went into space and his twin remained on Earth.
Where to start amid all the equipment, classes and lycra.
E-cigarettes may help smokers quit but research is still limited.
Moralistic talk about food, exercise and bodies has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by corporations. Collectively, we can resist.
Remote sensors allowed us to observe the in-hive activities of honeybees, which could be key to keeping bee colonies worldwide healthy.
Air pollution is bad for our heart and lung health – and a new study says it may be bad for brain health, too.
Sitting too much might be killing you – this is what you can do about it.
From going out dancing to choosing smaller plates, two nutrition researchers offer some tips for reaping the fun of the holidays without destroying your health.
Muslim women in the UK don't feel able to discuss their healthcare needs because of fears of islamaphobia.