Corticosteroids, commonly found in brown inhalers, could stunt growth in children under two
It's a documentary that promises to be fascinating – but you'd be well-advised not to watch it over dinner.
Study on mice showed that eating lots of fruits, vegetables and whole-grains can reduce lung inflammation
Chuckling too hard can even lead to heart ruptures, torn gullets and incontinence
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GP surgeries across the country are having to postpone flu jabs for patients because of a shortage of vaccine. Crucell, the global pharmaceutical company based in the Netherlands, said it had stopped all supplies because of "an unexpected test result".
Philip Jenkinson was a film archivist and journalist who presented the television show Late Night Line-Up, in which he played viewers' requests for clips from old movies. He was particularly fond of the wildly imaginative musical routines staged by Busby Berkeley in films such as 42nd Street, Dames and Footlight Parade, and brought the breathtaking work of Berkeley (whom he insisted on pronouncing "Barkley") to a new generation. He conducted an acclaimed series of talks for the British Film Institute, where he served for a period as governor, on the history of the musical, as well as interviewing for television such legendary figures as Ramon Novarro, John Ford and Gloria Swanson. In 1977 his fame was such that he was one of seven BBC frontmen who performed "There is Nothing Like a Dame", dressed in sailor suits, on The Morecambe & Wise Show.
For decades women have been cajoled to breastfeed their babies with slogans such as "breast is best." Now researchers have criticised the approach, saying it is "idealistic" and "sets parents up to fail", and that greater recognition of the multiple demands new parents face would reap greater dividends.
Britain may face EU courts over poor air quality, but tests on new 'sponge-like' materials offer hope
The Government today issued a "smog alert" for the Easter weekend for ozone and polluting particles known as PM10s, which can affect people's health.
Paracetamol, that staple of the medicine cabinet, is being linked to the rise in childhood asthma. Dr Simon Reilly investigates
The human lungs can "taste" bitter substances in the air, according to a study that could lead to new types of drugs designed to make it easier for asthma sufferers to breathe.
David Beckham's agent has admitted the 34-year-old has been an asthma sufferer for years - but insists it has not hampered the player's performance.
Local residents blame 'street rats' but the Simmons family is defiant
Brooklyn-based producerRoberto Carlos Lange'slo-fi Latin groovesland somewherebetween Califone's murkyexperimental blues andthe futuristic whimsy ofEno's early song-basedalbums.
When her sister died suddenly, Laura Pearson's three-year-old nephew joined her household overnight. She tells Nick Harding how the tragedy changed her family