Eating at least seven daily portions of fruit and vegetables may confer the best chance of staving off death from any cause, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Spending time in foster care can have serious consequences for the health and well-being of children. But what about their mothers?
A new study has shown that regularly walking a dog boosts levels of physical activity in older people, especially during the winter.
Short and long sleep, and sleep disturbances associated with increased risk of dementia and lung cancer
Difficulties in initiating or maintaining sleep at middle-age are associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The 20-year follow-up study was conducted among ...
Emerging evidence suggests that the safety standards for glyphosate—a chemical widely used in common weed-killers—may be failing to protect public and environmental health, suggest experts in an essay published in the ...
Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.
Taking part in the scouts or guides appears to help lower the risk of mental illness in later life, a study suggests.
Middle-age adults living with a combination of arthritis, heart disease or diabetes, and depression are more likely to experience disability and limited involvement in society, new research from McMaster University has found.
A study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has found data on injuries can be collected relatively easily at A&E departments to help understand ...
Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50 per cent, a University of Leeds study has found.