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Online game 'may control snacking'

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 01:26
A computer game could help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.

Obesity – the ticking time bomb which starts young

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 20:48
Figures on obesity levels of children in England underline again the scale of the challenge facing policymakers.

VIDEO: Concern raised over inactive teens

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:39
Teenagers should take an hour of exercise a day, but new figures suggest a mere 8% of girls aged 13 to 15 in England are meeting that target.

Pancreatic cancer blood test hope

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:41
Tiny spheres of fat shed by pancreatic cancers can be used as a blood test for the tumours, a study shows.

NHS to test 'lab-made blood'

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 13:35
Blood that has been made artificially in the laboratory will be tested by the NHS within two years.

VIDEO: 3D printer to help build girl's nose

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 07:16
A 3D printer is to be used in ground-breaking surgery on a two-year-old girl.

Call for men to freeze sperm at 18

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 01:40
The sperm of all 18-year-olds should be frozen on the NHS to reduce the risks associated with being an older father, a bioethicist argues.

VIDEO: Sister's quest for Down's death inquest

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 15:23
The sister of a woman with Down's Syndrome who died in hospital has gone to the High Court to try to overturn a coroner's decision not to allow a full inquest into her death.

'Make work healthier' bosses told

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 14:16
Managers across England must "raise their game" to create happy, healthy workplaces, England's chief health advisers have warned.

VIDEO: Ambulance service in crisis in England

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 09:16
Paramedics are being overstretched and under staffed in England with unions warning that the service would not cope with an incident in a major city

Mushroom 'helps keep fat off'

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 03:44
A mushroom used for centuries in Chinese medicine reduces weight gain in animals, say researchers in Taiwan.

Ebola crisis 'harming malaria fight'

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 02:41
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea that began early last year has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.

VIDEO: Australians react to skinny jeans warning

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 22:09
Australians in Melbourne and Adelaide give their reaction to a warning that skinny jeans can cause damage to nerves and muscles.

Cancer: The difference a diagnosis makes

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 17:29
The difference a quick diagnosis makes

Suspend inspection regime, GPs urge

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 17:19
The inspection regime for GPs in England should be suspended because it is "overly bureaucratic" and "nit-picking", doctors say.

'Pregnancy wi-fi' causes controversy

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:52
Two Chinese tech firms have clashed over a new wireless router with a special setting for pregnant women.

Hospital's A&E waiting times improve

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:16
A&E waiting times at Scotland's newest hospital have improved since trouble-shooters arrived - but they are still below standard.

The dangers in your wardrobe

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:05
The clothes that can damage your health

'Organs-on-chips' wins design award

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:38
Silicon chips that mimic the function of living human organs win the Design of the Year award from the Design Museum in London.

STIs soaring in gay men - warning

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:01
The number of sexually transmitted infections being spread in gay men is soaring, according to Public Health England.

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