It's often said that "bad posture" can cause neck pain but science seems to indicate that other factors might be at play.
British people are increasingly eating out. Menu labelleling is a way to ensure they make healthy choices.
The benefits of being 'mentally tough' are many. Why let just those who are lucky to be naturally resilient benefit, when it can be taught to everyone?
Despite awareness of the importance of hand washing, most people often fail to do it properly.
Genome-wide association studies are more like genome white association studies.
Your brain balances messages coming from lots of different places to help you see, imagine, remember and dream.
Scurvy cases in England have more than doubled in the past ten years. But malnutrition rates have more than tripled.
Alcohol in shops is now more affordable than it has been at any point in the last 30 years.
Scientists are beginning to understand the food preferences of our gut microbes.
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
Oxygen is vital for life, so much so that cells can sense when there isn't enough and adapt almost instantly. So how do they do it? The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology figured it out.
How to interpret the readings to tell if you have high blood pressure.
Shoppers struggle to make sense of food labels – and aren't always sure what they're eating.
John Carlisle's method for spotting potentially fraudulent figures has already been adopted by two top medical journals.
For lesbian couples or trans men, the 'unexpected' gender of one parent causes difficulties for maternity services where notions of 'normal' are increasingly out of step with the times.
Proper support for breastfeeding is an environmental imperative.
New research uncovers the reasons for the chronic underspending on young people's mental health services.
Red meat and processed meat seemed to get the all clear in a recent study but not everyone agrees.
New research reveals that routine sparring can have immediate effects on the brain, putting athletes at greater risk of injury when brain-muscle communication is impaired.
Individual gut microbe species are less important for our health than teams of microbes working together.
Nutritious fish are being diverted away from countries that could benefit from them the most.
Music for pleasure, self-expression and emotional regulation.
Most medical research is funded by industry, not public sources. And industry puts pressure on researchers in many ways, from guiding the research question to suppressing unfavourable findings.
Your memory may be unreliable – but that can be an advantage.
New research suggests the partners of UK military personnel may experience greater levels of depression and binge-drinking compared to women in the general population.
The government should work with drug companies, not against them.
Ageing may be caused by hyperfunctioning genes.
Here's what parents should look out for if they are worried about their baby's language development.