People could be eating too much salt because they’ve inherited a taste for it, according to a US study.


Rising obesity levels in the UK could cause a kidney stone epidemic, according to a leading surgeon.


Astronauts face a number of physical tests when in the zero-gravity environment of space – one of which is back pain.


People are more likely to choose a smaller meal portion if they are made to vividly imagine similar foods, according to a Canadian study.


Just 10 minutes of high-intensity exercise a day could help children reduce their risk of eventual heart disease and lower their fat levels considerably, according to a Finish study.