Genes and environments almost always combine to influence our risk of diseases. Research in twins has helped us understand how.
The freedom to do as you please impinges on the freedom of others to protect themselves from COVID-19.
The public and the media need to be careful not to jump to conclusions when assessing new research.
New research suggests people who exercise for 150 minutes a week are half as likely to die from COVID-19 compared to those who are consistently inactive.
Age, obesity and being male all increase the risk of COVID, but being wealthy is a protective factor.
The cutting-edge tools could greatly expand our understanding of different species’ immune systems, and also help humans prepare for future disease outbreaks.
New data shows the threat posed by COVID-19 differs significantly between people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
We’ve known for some time type 2 diabetes causes a range of health complications, like heart disease. But now we’re starting to see people with diabetes are more likely to get cancer and dementia too.
The risks to individuals vary hugely with age.
Airport public health officials have got better at screening at ports of entry especially for international arrivals.
A review of research related to diversity in diet found studies repeatedly show that eating a wide variety of foods improves health and wellbeing.
Fall is peak activity time for adult blacklegged ticks, increasing the risk of tick bites on both people and pets.