LONDON, Feb 3 A new study on meat consumption
has found that people who eat red and processed meat have higher
risks of heart disease and early death - contradicting recent
research that suggested cutting out meat has few health
LONDON, Jan 23 Three separate research teams backed by a global coalition set up to fight epidemic diseases are to start work on developing potential vaccines against the new coronavirus that has caused a disease outbreak in China.
LONDON, Jan 16 The Fitbit on your wrist
not only counts your steps and minutes of sleep, it can also
help tell if you're coming down with the flu - and warn health
authorities to get ready to help.
LONDON, Dec 19 People switching to a vegan diet
- for January or for good - could reap health benefits such as
weight loss and lower cholesterol, but should beware vegan junk
food with little nutritional value, scientists are warning.
LONDON, Dec 5 Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
LONDON, Dec 4 Malaria still infects millions of
people every year and kills more than 400,000 - mostly children
in Africa - because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease
has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Nov 13 A child born today faces multiple
and life-long health harms from climate change - growing up in a
warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases,
floods and extreme heat, a major global study has found.
LONDON, Cutting back on red and processed meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of evidence drawn from millions of people, but the finding contradicts dietary advice of international agencies and has prompted criticism from many experts. | Video
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent
LONDON, Sept 30 Cutting back on red and processed
meat brings few if any health benefits, according to a review of
studies involving millions of people, a finding that
contradicts dietary advice of leading international agencies and
raised immediate objections from many health experts.
LONDON Sept 27 Britain's looming exit from the
EU carries real risks that medicines and healthcare supplies
will be delayed, the UK's public spending watchdog said on
Friday, and an influential lawmaker said a no-deal Brexit may
have the "gravest of consequences".