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?
The number of children and teenagers seeking help for eating disorders has risen by 110 per cent in the past three years. How much does social media play a part?
The European medicines watchdog is to carry out a review of the "morning after pill" emergency contraceptives in light of growing evidence that some products may be less effective for overweight and obese women.
Feeling the cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to lose weight
If anyone can complete a 127-mile cycle race through the Pyrenees called the “Bone Breaker”, having done no exercise for years, surely it would be a doctor. They might not have quite the depth of medical knowledge that Lance Armstrong possesses, but surely they can merrily prescribe themselves an assortment of finest pharamceuticals to get themselves over the hump.
Stressed students at the University of York take prescription-only study drugs three times more than those at Oxford and almost twice as more than those at Cambridge, according to a new survey.
The hysteria around obesity in this country is starting to get silly
Ageing population one of the main causes of increase
Heart attack risk is also lessened in men who exercise in their teen years
I have been courting osteopaths on and off
For the sake of their children, parents must try hard to stick together
The actress, director, producer, photographer and vinter adds ‘editor’ to her CV, as she takes on the role of as editor-at-large at Refinery29
Weight-loss programmes are being cut in some areas of England despite the growing obesity crisis, the Royal College of Surgeons has warned.
Shadow Energy minister says advice is an 'insult' to millions of people struggling to pay their bills
But fellow Briton Dan Evans lost to Latvia's Ernests Gulbis
A 10-year-old Birmingham schoolgirl has highlighted the obesity epidemic facing the city - weighing in at 22 stone 11 lbs.