By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 21:35
Children in the UK are still more likely to choose soda, chocolates, and sweets over fruits and vegetables, showing health officials that the obesity epidemic may be flatlining, but there's still more work to do.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 18:41
Tagging dementia and Alzheimer's patients with GPS devices is gaining popularity, but is it necessary? Or ethical?
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 18:33
National campaigns to reduce salt content in UK bread are working and could serve as model for countries like U.S., New Zealand, and Australia, where bread is the biggest contributor of dietary sodium.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 18:38
Hospitals in England and Wales witnessed a significant jump in the number of childhood obesity-related conditions over the past decade.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:22
The subject of e-cigarettes' safety has sparked debate among health experts in the UK, a week after France announced plans to restrict their use.
By Christie Rizk | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 19:20
Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 21:00
A 20-year-old student training to be a physical education teacher was left paralyzed after he was stung by a sea urchin while vacationing in Greece.
By Amber Moore | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 14:34
A new study found that people in the lower economic class are more likely to consume more salt than people who belong to higher economic class.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 14:11
In a move proposed by the Westminster council, obese claimants could see their benefits reduced or increased according to how often they attempt to work out.
By Martin Grens | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 09:28
There have been 3,877 laboratory-confirmed cases of norovirus in Britain this winter, 72 percent higher than the number of cases reported at the same point last year.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:34
A macabre image showing a red, bulging tumor growing from a cigarette is part of the British government's latest attempt to get people to stop smoking.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 12/22/2012 - 11:08
A mother in Britain, who was so desperate to stop her cancer-stricken son having to undergo conventional medical treatment that she went into hiding with him, lost a court battle to prevent him receiving radiotherapy.