It isn’t hard to find an architect who will tell you that vast swathes of the British urban landscape are ugly, grey and unappealing – nor would you struggle to find people who agreed with them. But could it be that the look and the layout of our cities is actually bad for our health?
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Monday 27 January 2014
Study suggests the human sense of smell can detect when a person's immune system is fighting an illness
Friday 17 January 2014
Miniaturized sensors monitor wearers' glucose levels from their tears, saving diabetics from the disruption of regular blood checks or embedded sensors
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Zookeepers say the stereotypical food actually makes monkeys more aggressive, rots their teeth and can lead to diabetes
Monday 18 November 2013
Scientist say household bleach could be used to fight signs of ageing as well as heal radiation dermatitis and sunburn
Monday 11 November 2013
A meat-based diet containing too much acid increases diabetes risk, research has shown.
Monday 11 November 2013
Lives are being put at risk because people with diabetes are not getting their free flu vaccine, a charity has warned.
Monday 14 October 2013
The controversial commentator tackles childhood obesity
Wednesday 09 October 2013
It is thought the condition could be linked to the dramatic weight gain and loss the actor has undergone throughout his career
Monday 07 October 2013
Almost 37,000 deaths in England could be prevented a year if people walked for just 2.5 hours a week, a study claims.
Thursday 03 October 2013
23andMe have denied that they ever intend to pursue the patent, which offers parents the chance to select traits desired in their babies
Monday 30 September 2013
People in deprived parts of England are twice as likely to have diabetes as those in wealthier areas, according to new figures
Wednesday 04 September 2013
The country's march out of poverty has changed its diet, and the result could be devastating
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Thousands of women are dying from strokes, as doctors miss heart failure symptoms because they are too well groomed and look healthier than they actually are, claims new French research.
Friday 30 August 2013
People who ate three standard servings a week of whole fruits like blueberries had a 26 per cent lower chance of developing the disease
Scandal-hit Stafford health trust to be prosecuted over death of diabetic patient who was not given insulin
Thursday 29 August 2013
Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust was subject to major inquiry that reported catastrophic care failings between 2005 and 2009
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 4 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 5 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims