Health and Fitness
A retired engineer who was diagnosed with prostate cancer after having a free PSA blood test at a Bristol charity event, is urging men not to ignore the warning signs.
Children born to obese mothers are more likely to die early as adults than those whose mothers were a normal weight, a study has found.
Rosehips are a common sight in British hedgerows, adding a splash of colour to Autumnal walks.
Britain’s builders are the healthiest workers in the country, according to new research. The surprising findings emerged in a study of 2,000 employees, which analysed the food choices, lifestyle habits, fitness levels and working environments of people across a wide range of sectors.
Holidaymakers and travellers are being advised to take extra precautions to protect against insect bites, following a three-fold increase in cases of Denge Fever since January 2013.
Come rain or shine, dog owners will be walking their dogs at the crack of dawn and last thing at night, and the over 50s are no exception.
For millions of Britain's retirees, the first five ‘golden years' bring life changes, which can impact their financial circumstances, or alter the most suitable way of structuring their retirement income, according to research from retirement specialist LV=.
New research shows the nation needs to lighten up when it comes to exercise, with over a third of us (33%) admitting we take it too seriously, and nearly two thirds (62%) coming up with weekly excuses to avoid it completely.
TomTom has announced the availability and pricing for its new range of GPS watches that deliver at-a-glance performance information for runners, cyclists and swimmers.
It may have this week emerged that the UK has seen a 0.5% rise in people’s happiness and well-being over the last year but currently, nearly a quarter of Britons have been identified as feeling good about themselves everyday.
The results of a large exercise study have just been published in the leading journal ‘Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise’ and have shown that just thirty minutes of exercise, three times a week, can have significant effects on our health, but only if you work hard!
A survey commissioned by CBBC's Newsround a year after the London 2012 Olympic and the Paralympic Games suggests that more than half of 8-12 year-old kids across the country play more sport now than before London 2012 - but 42 per cent said there was a new sport they wanted to take up after watching the London 2012 games and couldn't.
At the weekend Chris Froome became the second consecutive British winner of the Tour de France - continuing the UK's dominance of the cycling world.
Thought you’d tried even the most unusual spa treatments? Vampire facial, check. Gem stone massage, check. Hay body wrap, check.
Brits grin and bear medical problems for a year before getting checked out by their doctor, it has been revealed.
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