Firms should offer Lunchtime yoga for their employees to tackle obesity

Employers encouraged to help their staff become active in fight against obesity Highlighting a lunchtime yoga or spin class at a local gym, offering subsidised...

Swansea boy receives pioneering proton beam therapy for rare throat cancer at the Christie

An eight year old boy who has been diagnosed with a rare form of throat cancer is being treated with proton beam therapy (PBT)...

Food freshness sensors could replace ‘use-by’ dates to cut food waste

Aacademics have developed low-cost, smartphone-linked, eco-friendly spoilage sensors for meat and fish packaging. The researchers say the new sensors could help detect spoilage and reduce...

Make all confectionary, crisps and sugary drinks have plain packaging like tobacco says report

Sweets, crisps and sugary drinks need to be put on a level playing-field with fruit and vegetables if the UK is to win the...

Breakthrough as heart patches set for human trials

Researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) have shown that heart ‘patches’ grown in the lab are safe to move on to trials...

Drinking coffee is good for the heart

Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that the popular drink...

Salford Scientists uncover parasite link to lung cancer

Scientists at Salford University are investigating a link between lung cancer and a parasite which is dormant in millions of Britons. Toxoplasma gondii, a microscopic...

Chinatown restaurant fined £15K after mouse droppings found

A Chinese restaurant has been hit with fines totalling almost £15,000 after a string of worrying health breaches were discovered. In September 2017 an Environmental...

Too many people are stuck on anti depressants for too long says Royal Society

Patients on antidepressants must be weaned off them because too many are “stuck” on medication for years according to the The Royal College of Psychiatrists. Their...

Ozone layer depletion has led to a generation suffering from irreparable skin damage –...

Over the past 30 years, humans have made progress in stopping damage to the ozone layer by curbing the use of certain chemicals. But according...