UK ministers are reportedly planning to issue guidance on how much sleep people should be getting every night.
UK ministers may advise on how much sleep people need
Two drugs that are used for breast and lung cancer could be combined to overcome tumor resistance in several types of the disease, new research suggests.
Combination of breast, lung cancer drugs could overcome tumor resistance
New data from a two-year Duke Health trial suggests when it comes to cutting your risk for killer ailments such as diabetes and heart disease, there's always room for improvement.
Even in svelte adults, cutting about 300 calories daily protects heart
A program of therapy and coping strategies for people who care for family members with dementia successfully improves the carers' mental health for at least a six-year follow-up, finds a UCL study.
Coping strategy therapy for family dementia carers works long-term
Being able to see green spaces from your home is associated with reduced cravings for cigarettes and harmful foods, new research has shown.
Seeing greenery linked to less intense and frequent cravings
Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists said.
Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs
New findings out of the University of Tübingen showed that, on top of its benefits for metabolism, mood, and general health, exercise also improves brain function.
Exercise improves brain function  in overweight and obese individuals
Visceral fat is deemed harmful because it’s stored in the abdominal cavity next to many vital organs, including the liver, pancreas and intestines.
Best diet for reducing harmful belly fat
Almost four in 10 adult Americans are obese, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What's more alarming is that in the past two decades alone, in states such as Texas, the share of obesity among residents has tripled. If left unchecked, obesity can even lead to more serious problems including high blood pressure and deadly strokes.
Scientists design protein blockers to fight obesity and heart disease

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