A study suggests that an aspirin a day can help prevent colon, oesophagus and stomach cancers. So should we all be self-medicating?
Most of us don't know we should replace our pillow occasionally. But what's the danger if you don't?
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is now the deadliest on record. Nearly 1,000 people have died and more deaths are expected.
Looking to update your gym music? We are sure you'll find something to suit your workout routine in this month's top 10 list :
Britons are going overseas for cut-price cosmetic surgery and IVF without the wait. But medical tourism can be a gamble
I make no secret of the fact I am interested in shortcuts that make healthy living easier (and allow me to be a little healthier in my occasionally unhealthy world).
We get cooking and healthy frying with Breville’s latest cooker in the Halo+ range. Is it worth having one? Here's what you need to know.
‘The days are getting shorter,’ Walter said to Nora, as the waiter brought their drinks. ‘What do you think we should do for the holidays?’
If you’re not careful the internet will fill up your life. Don’t forget to leave some time to stare into space…
Researchers say painkiller is no better than placebo despite being frequently prescribed for condition
One of the bugbears of our life in London right now seems to be that no one sleeps well. We're all too busy, too stressed, or too worried.
Ten myths busted to help you lose those pre-Christmas party pounds.
Serious food allergies are rare, while intolerance of many common foods – from dairy products to gluten in bread – is increasing. Are we in the midst of a health craze or something more complicated?
The sun is out. You’re reaching way way back in your wardrobe for all the summer clothes you haven’t seen for the last six icy months. You’re feeling joy, relief maybe, but there’s also a niggling feeling in the back of your mind that reminds you of 5-year-old pestering its mother for ice cream. It’s because you haven’t been to the gym in absolutely ages and the thought of stepping out in shorts is actually terrifying. There’s no avoiding it, you need to get active. But there’s a silver lining in the form of awesome work-out gear.
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.
It's been a while since we brought you something in verse. And be honest, when was the last time you read a poem? Fill the void in your literary world here.
Study suggests changes in cooking habits might reduce levels of glycotoxins and help prevent diabetes and dementia
Last week’s announcement that a UK company won US approval for device-based treatment of depression is excellent news for taking academic findings into a clinical setting
Air fresheners and cleaning products release chemicals that are harmful in enclosed spaces. But houseplants could help cut the risks
I’d been on a great first date with a guy I met on clicktonight.com and I was eagerly awaiting a call from him to arrange round two. My mobile started ringing as I arrived home at 1am after a Saturday night out...
Thames Valley force launches video featuring stick figures and cups of tea to highlight that consent is a simple concept
UN health body says bacon, sausages and ham among most carcinogenic substances along with cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic
Health authority urges people to reduce alcohol intake, stop smoking and eat more healthily when they hit 40 to avoid ill-health in later life