Enforcing rules about bedtimes could help your child get the sleep they need on weekdays, according to new research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.
Many women start fitness programs to lose weight, and when they don't, they feel like failures and stop exercising.
What you're reading now secretly tells you whether your country will be skinnier or fatter in three years. After analyzing 50 years of all the food words mentioned in major newspapers like the New York Times and London Times, ...
Young women who play computer games are a new risk group for developing overweight and obesity. This is the finding of a study that includes more than 2,500 Swedes in their twenties.
Low energy activities that involve sitting down are associated with an increased risk of anxiety, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. These activities, which include watching TV, ...
Australia's current alcohol warning labels are failing to effectively convey health messages to the public, according to a new study from Deakin University.
Genetic studies on Malaysia's Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.
The general public is confused about how foods provide a mix of nutrients, what the body needs and what a 'nutritionally balanced' or nutritionally complete diet is, according to a new study.
Smoking is not only bad for your health; it also puts 400,000 children in poverty. Smoking places a financial burden on low income families, suggesting that parents are likely to forgo basic household and food necessities ...
Stunting remains stubbornly persistent in South Africa, despite economic growth, political and social transitions, and national nutritional programmes, says a Wits-led research team.