Stress can actually be good for you if you manage it well. By protecting telemores - found at the end of DNA - you can make yourself more youthful and it's never too late to start.
Ambulance trusts across the country are offering paramedics sign-on bonuses of up to £10,000 in a desperate attempt to fill gaping vacancy lists - including 'golden hellos' and relocation expenses.
The worry is acrylamide, a toxic chemical that shows up in many cooked foods. It is even present in toast which is only cooked light brown, according to Dr Simon Cotton of the University of Birmingh
ZURICH (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review designation of Roche's rheumatoid arthritis medication Actemra for giant cell arteritis (GCA), the Swiss drug
Alert raised after patients from UK, Canada and Australia develop complications following kidney transplants.
OSLO (Reuters) - Too few businesses are working with their suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to study that praised 29 companies including General Motors, Sky and Sony Corp for
A paratrooper and stuntman share their advice: Be like a toddler.
HealthDay News Memory training is far less effective in older adults who are obese than those who aren't, a new study finds.
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News Millions of Americans with a chronic illness gained health insurance coverage after the Affordable Care Act went into effect in 2010, a new study reports.
The Food Standards Agency said famous UK brands including Hovis and McVitie's have products that contain raised levels of a chemical linked to cancer.
Researcher shares preliminary results on happens in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease to add to the anecdotal evidence that dancing hel
CALGARY, Alberta/TORONTO (Reuters) - A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 liters (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government
A study published in the journal Nature Genetics shows that drugs to starve breast cancer tumours of hormones fail because cancer growths create their own supply through extra copies of genes.
Dr Heff's Remarkable Mints were developed by two British dentists who claim they can freshen breath, protect teeth from acid attack between twice-daily brushing and repair tooth decay.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Peabody Energy Corp's plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy faces a "material risk" that the U.S. coal producer could suffer a $1 billion revenue loss due to a disputed lease a
Some 5.5 million people, or one in eight people, are unaware they are living with high blood pressure. The condition has no symptoms but can lead to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.
People who can taste bitter foods very strongly have a powerful immune response against sinusitis, says Dr Andy Turnbull, a clinical research fellow of bitter receptors at Imperial College London.
Three North Lincolnshire hospitals recently had their computer systems hacked by techies from the outside, who forced the cancellation of all their patients' appointments for two days.
Spotted running near her north London home, Thompson wore a vest that showed off her lean, toned upper arms. She recently dropped two dress sizes after following a training regimen by Louise Parker.
The Channel 4 actress from Ealing developed carpal tunnel syndrome during her pregnancy. It made driving and coping with everyday life very painful, and she ended up needing wrist surgery.
Doctors in Newcastle say research could see patients with a form of leukaemia live significantly longer.
(Reuters Health) - Latino patients with limited English skills may be less likely to take prescribed diabetes medications than other diabetics in the U.S. even when they see Spanish-speaking doctors,
Many innovations in medicine originate from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the U.S. One of these is a £30,000 treadmill which Gordon Ramsay uses to treat his football injury,
(Reuters Health) - E-cigarettes arenít tied to a decline in teen smoking and the devices may actually entice some youth who are unlikely to try traditional cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests.
Nicola Mueller, 39, a mechanic from Basel, Switzerland, wore down the cartilage in his knee through years of exercise. Doctors offered to rebuild it, simply by using a 6mm sample of his septum.
US researchers have found that the female mind loses up to five per cent of its sharpness between the ages of 50 and 60, with a marked decline in processing speed and verbal memory.
'The Boy Does Nothing' singer says she tries to work out as much as she can, be it in the gym or walking her two cocker spaniels dogs. She has been a pescatarian for about four years.
(Reuters Health) - People incarcerated as juveniles may have worse physical and mental health as adults than youths who did not spend time in detention centers or correctional facilities, according to
Harvard Medical School researchers have developed a PET scan, called Neuroflux, which avoids the need for a painful biopsy, and picks up the early signs of Alzheimer's in the nose.
Young men injected with kisspeptin and then given brain scans showed activity in the parts of the brain activated by sexual arousal and romance, researchers from Imperial College London found.
For example, your depression may actually be sign of an underactive thyroid. Lyn Mynott from Thyroid UK reveals many women think they have depressed when they really need thyroxine pills.
Researchers in Oregon found couples who shared morsels of good news with each other in the evening got more rest, were more intimate, and were far less stressed.
Mila Makovek, 6, from Colorado, grew up a happy, healthy child. Then she started to stutter, walk differently and went blind. She was diagnosed with Batten disease - a rare disorder that could kill
Doctors in Sheffield are pioneering the use of a compact neonatal MRI scanner, one of only two in the world.