Delay eating breakfast and eat dinner early to lose body fat – new study

Why pandemic influenza is so much more deadly than seasonal flu

Spanish flu would kill six times as many now as it did in 1918

Why we're looking for cancer clues in urine

Protein could help to diagnose ovarian cancer much earlier

Robotic trousers could help disabled people walk again

Over 6.5m people have mobility problems in UK alone

Fibromyalgia: researchers trying to fathom the causes of this painful condition

Researchers trying to identify role of nervous system and inflammation

Learning to live with arthritis

We do not know what causes some diseases. These are known as idiopathic diseases, from the Greek idios –...

Dine for diabetes

This year’s Dine 4 Diabetes, the Maltese Diabetes Association’s annual fundraising event, was...

Low-carb versus high-carb – is the evidence really contradictory?

Two main studies concluded you should get half your energy from carbs

Anti-ageing drugs are coming – an expert explains

Focus on extending healthy years and not just years

Cosmetic facial procedures are not risk free

Understanding the most common procedures

Myth: healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food

Don’t be fooled by expensive “superfoods”

EU failing on pollution limits, auditor warns

400,000 premature deaths a year caused by respiratory illness

Over 3,000 litres of water required to produce daily diet

Meat-free diets could cut our 'water footprint' in half, say scientists

Flu plane: are we really ready for a global pandemic?

4.7 billion vaccine does will be needed for the next outbreak

Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Drug that helps cigarette smokers ineffective for shisha

‘Health is wealth’

The popular saying of the headline clearly reflects the fact that as individuals we tend to value health as one...

Despite resistance, the future looks good for antibiotics

Penicillin was discovered 90 years ago

Probiotics: a first look at what's going on in the gut

Effect depends on bacteria that are already there

Why historians ignored the Spanish flu

Pandemic had killed as many as 100m people

Fats of the matter: why coconut oil should be treated with caution

Edible coconut oil is not 'pure poison' but nevertheless...