Health experts warn of problem of ‘enormous proportions’ with rising obesity expected in many countries over the next 15 years
What do beards and toilets have in common? Fortunately, for fans of facial growth, the answer, and the good news, is nothing
A California proposal to label all ingredients in cleaning products draws fire from manufacturers and support from women’s health advocates
Health has become fetishised on social media by ‘fitspiration’ devotees posting pictures of ‘clean’ food and gym-tight abs. But does the trend inspire better living – or is it promoting a new form of body fascism?
Whether you are steeling yourself for your first marathon or your 10th, 26.2 miles is a mental battle as well as a physical one. A mental performance coach, who has worked with Olympians and Premier League footballers, offers 12 pieces of advice
Gadgets that monitor fitness are untested, unscientific and can induce extreme anxiety in some people, according to a GP writing in the BMJ
Latest findings suggest that paracetamol, or acetaminophen, may reduce pleasure as well as pain
Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and arthritis, as well as childhood illnesses. So is sunshine and oily fish enough – or should you take supplements?
On this day in 1996, David Busst ended his career with an injury whilst playing for Coventry.
Spring is in full swing, the weather is warming, and April's top 10 songs will bring the heat to your workout as well.
I know what a boat wake is. I know what wakeboarding is. I know what surfing is. I know what kitesurfing is. But until tonight, I had no idea what wakesurfing was.
In case you missed it (we somehow did), New York listings have hit an all-time high with this triplex. Though we can't help thinking it will go for a bit less than its $100-million-dollar asking price...
I'll admit it: I'm a sucker for a list that give me some insight into how successfully I'm living. This one is called Rules for life after 35. (And now I guess I have to admit I'm over 35.)
O, no, we're not kidding. Apparently, 1 in 3-0-0 women experience something akin to one during childbirth. That's right. Not during conception, but during delivery.
I have tried a number of ways to find true love. In fact I would have settled for a half decent bloke that didn't scare my flatmates or didn't lick his knife and shovel his food. Not a lot to ask for.
This info-graphic helps you to identify the symptoms of stress and suggests some simple ways to de-stress - some more appealing than others!
UCL scientists find that crossing the fingers can confuse the way the brain processes sensations - reducing pain in some cases
Ladies and gentlemen mark your calendars because Monday, 18 January 2010 has been officially branded as the most depressing day of the year...and it’s arrived portentously like a Siberian snowstorm in Zone 1.
Following reports that too much sunscreen led to one little girl being at risk of rickets, it seems we are confused about Vitamin D – which is needed for healthy bones because it helps to absorb calcium from the digestive system.
World Health Organisation invites leader of programme that resulted in 51% drop in conceptions to share lessons
Vienna is the world’s best city to live in; Baghdad is the worst, and London, Paris and New York do not even make it into the top 35, according to international research into quality of life.
Survival rates have also increased over past 40 years, but researchers emphasise that four in 10 cases could have been prevented by lifestyle changes
Six weeks ago, one of my friends told me she was “gearing up to do The Whole 30.” My sugar addiction and I trembled in fear, because we knew it had to end for us, too.