Tuesday, 12 March 2019


07/10/2018 - 21:56

Babies given solid food plus breast milk from three months sleep better than those who are solely breastfed, according to a new study.

Official advice is to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of life.

07/04/2018 - 23:47

Eating nuts regularly could improve sperm health, a study suggests.

Men who ate about two handfuls of mixed almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts daily for 14 weeks improved their sperm count and had more viable "swimmers", scientists found.

The study comes amid a decline in sperm counts across the Western world, linked to pollution, smoking and diet.

07/04/2018 - 23:46

Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England (PHE).

It's launched a new report giving advice on how people can age better by doing the right workouts.

06/27/2018 - 23:14

A revamped drug that can withstand extreme heat and stay effective for 1,000 days could "revolutionise the ability" to keep new mothers alive, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

06/27/2018 - 23:13

The government should tax and regulate more to encourage people to be healthier, a group of experts says. The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers.

06/27/2018 - 23:10

Almost half of women aged 25-34 do not have an enjoyable sex life, a survey by Public Health England suggests.

About 7,000 women over the age of 16 responded to the first poll of its kind launched by the health body to guide future policy on reproductive health.

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