A US study has found that lifting weights for less than an hour a week could reduce a person’s risk of having a heart attack or a stroke by up to 70%.


A promising new study has offered hope of a treatment for people with peanut allergy.


A new study has provided the strongest evidence yet that the psychological impact of being overweight or obese causes depression.


Researchers in the US have found that a newer type of artificial hip could reduce the risk of the hip becoming dislocated after surgery, particularly in patients who need a second hip replacement.


People aged under 40 who have high blood pressure are more at risk of having heart problems when they get older, according to a new study.