Health and Fitness
What dictates the shape of a person's hips and spine is being examined in a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists.
Smokers do not insure their lives for as much as non-smokers do, causing potential financial problems for their families, according to new research from Confused.com.
One in four women have gone on a diet – with their DOG, according to new research. Six in ten dog owners have put their precious pooch on a diet, giving them portion control, exercise routines and even ‘flex days’ to help them shift the pounds.
New Samsung devices blends style, fitness and convenience to provide ultimate connectivity for the active consumer.
A chemical found in plants could reduce the symptoms of a rare muscle disease that leaves children with little or no control of their movements.
If you work in the hospitality industry it's essential to keep paying guests, visitors and employees free from harm. Basic rules and regulations combined with tight management and common sense go a long way, so here are five essential health and safety tips to ensure you are adhering to.
With National No Smoking Day (12 March 2014) around the corner, research from MoneySuperMarket has revealed that those who kick the habit will not only reap the health benefits from quitting but their wallets will look a lot healthier as well.
131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2013, down from 178 million days in 1993, according to a new report looking at sickness trends over the past 20 years.
Many of us are powering on with New Year's resolutions involving healthy eating and exercise, but good sleep should be just as high on the list as fresh insight now demonstrates.
Ask the question, ‘which is the best all round exercise?’ and the most popular response will invariably be swimming – with good reason. For an activity that gives your body an all-over workout, teaches essential life skills, can be embraced as an intense sport or enjoyed simply for fun, and welcomes people of all ages and abilities, swimming takes some beating.
Scientists in China and Aberdeen have made a key discovery which could explain why some people are 'couch potatoes'.
One in two adults feels they have an uneven work-life balance, new research has shown. A study into the health and happiness of 2,000 men and women revealed four in ten were unable to describe themselves as happy, as working long hours, eating a poor diet and lack of sleep take a toll on their day to day well-being.
Prince George will soon be hitting the age when his milky whites start to poke through his gums. Whilst it is an exciting milestone it comes with dribbling, tears and swollen gums.
Smokers are more concerned about the effects cigarettes have on their looks than their health, new research has revealed.
The people of Britain eat more unhealthy snacks than any other Western European nation, new research reveals.
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