A recent study suggests the condition may one day be treatable. What are the causes of peanut allergy – and how far off is a cure?
"Are we sure about that? Shouldn’t we say, ‘Sugar: If we eat it, it may kill us?’” “And what about how much? Doesn’t it make a huge difference how much we eat?” “Right! If we don’t eat too much, you know, it may not kill us!”
The new Blaze Laserlight tackles the most common cause of all cycling accidents - vehicles cutting across an undetected bike.
Many people living with worsening mental health are invisible, but we can help them by reaching out
Ingenious use of stem cell research brings treatment for incurable condition closer
This is a great one for all of you New Year gym / exercise recruits - these tunes should boost your workout ...
Despite it being possibly the most stressful and demanding time of their lives, many seem to feel that pregnant women aren’t sufficiently panicked about their situation. Luckily, there’s always another study or news story around the corner to further pile on the doubt and worry
It's often thought that listening to loud music on headphones damages hearing, though evidence is inconclusive. A new survey may give more details, and some vit C might help too
The NHS wants to share patient information on a huge database. Has government learned nothing from the privacy debate?
After being off the wagon for more than 12 months, the hardest thing is not staying sober, it's explaining to everybody why I stopped drinking.
Jenny Garrett, author of Rocking Your Role: The 'How To' Guide to Success For Female Breadwinners, shares her tips with HITC Life on how to ROCK at being the main earner.
I returned from my holiday in the sun fully expecting a few days of lovely relaxation and gentle meditation at the Second Annual European Conference on Happiness and its Causes. But what I got was an incredibly compact program, exhaustive and stressful. And great.
A new study claims chocolate can improve cognitive performance – joining research that indicates it can prevent heart attacks and help you lose weight. But dig a little deeper and all is not what it seems …
For most of us, the biggest problem in picking a password isn't finding one no one will ever guess, it's finding one we can remember.
Want to be more efficient, motivated and assertive? Don't bother getting a life coach – just have a baby
Survival rates have also increased over past 40 years, but researchers emphasise that four in 10 cases could have been prevented by lifestyle changes
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Pharrell Williams song Happy highlighted for possible use in helping patients to tackle their own problems
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Health secretary says people should keep in closer touch with older relatives to reduce isolation, and take greater responsibility for their own health
Who would have thought that wrapping your lunch in a paper bag could make a difference when trying to get pregnant?
Thinking of asking the internet if your head cold might be a brain tumour? Use specialist sites, keep the details specific and consider asking human beings, too