A diet rich in processed foods and red meat, refined grains and sugary drinks increases the risk of bowel cancer by a
She’s the Australian supermodel who is known for pushing the boundaries of fashion. And Jessica Gomes, 33, was up to her avant-garde
Brushing children’s teeth only partially protects them against the damage caused by sugary treats, new research reveals. Under five-year-olds who snack on
Mothers who breastfeed for six months or more halve their diabetes risk, according to major new research. The 30-year study found that
Girls who menstruate before the age of 12 have a 10 per cent higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke
Eating too much salt could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. While the US Department of Agriculture recommends
We all know that our bad habits can send us to an early grave. In fact, up to 40 per cent of
A genetic protein can make the healthiest person succumb to a heart attack. This was the case of Biggest Loser trainer Bob
Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers focused
New Year’s resolutions often fail – but now a new study may just provide the motivation for you to stick to them.
Women who are unhappy with the size of their breasts are less likely to check them for any cancerous lumps, new research
Most parents are feeding their babies solid foods too early – raising their risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.
Women who take multivitamins and folic acid during or before pregnancy cut the risk of their children developing autism by nearly three
Hysterectomies before the age of 35 quadruple the risk of congestive heart failure and double the risk of coronary artery disease, according to
This map reveals the popular winter sun destinations from Australia and Thailand to the Maldives and Philippines that are deemed ‘very likely’
People who sleep poorly are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease because the proteins that, in part, cause it build up in
Diabetes is a global epidemic expected to be the seventh leading cause of death by 2030. The condition is a major cause
Children who are extreme picky eaters may have an eating disorder that puts them at a higher risk for depression and anxiety.
Acid reflux raises the risk of cancer of the throat, tonsils and sinuses in older people, a study has found. The condition
A two-month-old Chinese baby is at risk of losing a toe after a loose strand of hair became tangled around it. The
A stop-smoking drug increases users’ risk of a heart attack by up to 34 percent, new research suggests. Varenicline, which is prescribed
Children who drink sugary fruit juice or whose mothers drank soda while pregnant are more likely to develop asthma, a new study
Teenagers that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer are 63 percent more likely to consider suicide than their heterosexual peers, a
Babies who are born too soon or arrive weighing too little are about three times more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity
There is no proven way to significantly lower your risk of dementia, researchers warn in the biggest investigation ever done on the
Foreign nail technicians aren’t washing their hands and brushes properly – leaving customers at risk of hepatitis C and allergies, scientists claim.
Young children who grow up exposed to air pollution are more likely to develop asthma, new research reveals. A mix of dust,
Wi-fi and cellphones increase pregnant women’s risk of suffering a miscarriage by nearly 50 percent, new research reveals. Magnetic field (MF) non-ionizing
‘Heat-not-burn’ tobacco products are harmful to health even if they are safer than conventional cigarettes. Although ‘smokeless’ products expose users to up