Two cups of milk may be ideal for preschoolers: study

Two cups of milk may be ideal for preschoolers: study

Preschoolers who drink three or more cups of milk a day may get a small height boost, but they’re also more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a U.S. study.

Limit meals to just 1,600 calories a day to avoid putting on weight, health experts warn

Limit meals to just 1,600 calories a day to avoid putting on weight, health experts warn

Brits will be urged to limit their eating at mealtimes to just 1,600 calories a day under new health advice.

US scientists develop nanomedicine platform for cancer

US scientists develop nanomedicine platform for cancer

Oregon State University scientists in the US have developed a nanomedicine platform for cancer that can help doctors know which tissue to cut out as well as kill any malignant cells that can't be surgically removed.

Popcorn can have health benefits

Popcorn can have health benefits

While the food stuff is not renowned for its health benefits, popcorn could help improve the hearts of individuals.

US scientists try gene editing inside a person for the first time, aiming to cure a disease

US scientists try gene editing inside a person for the first time, aiming to cure a disease

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease.

Is having chocolate for breakfast a good idea?

Is having chocolate for breakfast a good idea?

Waking up to a heavenly dish, predominated by chocolate, is a dream come true for most of us.

Night shift work may stop body repairing daily damage to DNA and trigger cancer: study

Night shift work may stop body repairing daily damage to DNA and trigger cancer: study

Night shift work may stop the body repairing daily damage to DNA and raise the risk of mutations which lead to cancer, a new study suggests.

Hair dye 'could raise breast cancer risk'

Hair dye 'could raise breast cancer risk'

Women who regularly dye their hair could have a higher risk of developing breast cancer, a new study by a London surgeon has found.