One in 10 children were obese when they started primary school in England last year and one in five were obese when they left, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Although figures for... read more »
A new scheme to help wine drinkers cut down on their alcohol consumption is being introduced in East Dunbartonshire.
More than 100 licensed premises have volunteered to serve customers smaller glasses.
Previously, if you ordered a glass... read more »
A new international study has found that hallucinations and delusions can occur among people without a mental illness, although the odds are small.
Researchers from the University of Queensland, Australia, discovered hearing voices and seeing things... read more »
Throughout the years, numerous studies have made claims as to how moderate alcohol consumption can improve one’s health.
But don’t saddle up on alcohol in fear of missing out. As Drinkaware states: "Alcohol can have protective... read more »
Public Health England (PHE) has revealed that over 215,000 smokers signed up to this year’s #Stoptober, the country’s 28-day mass quitting challenge, reflecting latest figures which show substantial reductions in #smoking over the last 30... read more »
Regular, brisk walking may be a more effective method for weight loss than going to the gym, according to research.
A study by the London School of Economics found that those who engaged in “regular, brisk... read more »
Alastair Campbell, Danny Boyle, Sunderland FC manager Sam Allardyce and the archbishop of Canterbury are among more than 200 high profile figures who have signed an open letter that calls for equality between physical and... read more »
Children of anxious parents are at an increased risk of developing anxiety, but that doesn’t have to be the case, according to new research by University of Connecticut Health psychiatrist Dr. Golda Ginsburg.
Ginsburg and her... read more »
Individuals who suffer from social phobia tend to produce too much serotonin, according to a new study conducted by Finnish researchers at Uppsala University. In fact, the more serotonin they produce, the more anxious they... read more »
Mr Oliver has been campaigning for the levy to be included in the forthcoming child obesity strategy.
He told MPs on the House of Commons' Health Committee a tax would be the "single most important" change... read more »