Researchers have developed a simpler, more accurate way of estimating body fat – the relative fat index.


Studies have found that the proportion of children who are short-sighted is increasing, leading to some blaming eye fatigue from computer use.


Scientists have discovered that anti-cancer chemicals are produced in the body when 'cruciferous' vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli and kale are digested.


Scientists in the US have developed the first artificial retina, an ultra-thin device made using 2D materials, which could help people with retinal disease regain their sight.


A new study has found that eating either a low-carb diet or a high-carb diet can increase the risk of early death.