A survey of 1,000 British parents has found that children eat up to five times as much sugar during the summer holidays than they do at other times of the year.
Mothers who are a healthy weight, don't smoke, do regular exercise and drink alcohol in moderation are less likely to have children who are obese, a study has found.
Research has provided evidence that coffee drinking can be part of a healthy diet, and potentially decrease risk of death.
Scientists have developed a blood test that can potentially reveal how long a person has left to live.
During a heatwave it is important to know what the warning signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke are, and what should be done if someone has signs of either.