Post Office has announced the launch of its pre-paid funeral plans, in the latest addition to its growing range of financial services products.
People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests.
Two Bristol men are backing plans for a prostate cancer awareness campaign in the city in September after finding they had prostate cancer without any symptoms.
Women with severe mental illness are up to five-times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two- to three-times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King’s College London funded by the Medical Research Council and the Big Lottery.
Findings of a trial of a drug aimed at treating advanced oesophageal - or gullet - cancer could lead to a new treatment approach for a sub-group of patients with this kind of cancer.
Summer might almost be over but research from pensions and protection provider Friends Life has found that September is the least stressful month of the year.
An innovative home care company launching next month is ripping up the rule book – replacing outmoded and impractical care processes with state-of-the-art support software and systems.
Medical Research Council (MRC) scientists have for the first time managed to turn stem cells into the specialised cells that go on to form spinal cord, muscle and bone tissue in the growing embryo.
Unprecedented international consortium assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine.
A higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers , the largest study of its kind on BMI and cancer, involving more than 5 million adults in the UK, shows.
Millions of us could be risking our health because of poor hygiene in the home, according to new research.
Those stubborn pounds that creep on around the stomach in mid-life are the bane of many.
Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation; research which adds to our knowledge of how early life develops.
More than a quarter (27%) of holidaymakers who have enjoyed a trip overseas in the past two years had a serious or long term medical condition such as diabetes or a heart condition at the time, according to research from Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance.
New research has revealed the growing trend of people taking important health and well-being advice from unreliable sources.
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