A study has found that tea towels that are used for multiple jobs, such as drying dishes as well as hands, could harbour harmful bacteria such as E.coli.


A Canadian study has found that some of the most commonly taken vitamin and mineral supplements, including multi-vitamins and vitamin C, don't actually provide any health benefits.


People who get five or fewer hours of sleep during the week, but then have a lie-in at the weekend, have no raised mortality risk, according to new research.


Researchers from the UK have found that the hotter our body temperature, the more able our bodies are to defend against tumours, wounds or infection.


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Scientists have discovered how DNA impacts whether someone’s skin burns or tans in the sun, which could help with better understanding of the onset of skin cancer.