Products high in salt and saturated fats are being marketed as healthy by leading supermarkets, BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates has found.
Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists
Many adolescent students sleep less than the recommended duration of 8-10 hours a night. It is unclear; however, whether short night sleep combined with an afternoon nap is as good as having the same amount of sleep continuously during the night without a nap.
Different sleep schedules among teens may have dissimilar effects on cognition and glucose levels
Feeling depressed? It's time to cut out the unhealthy junk food from your diet as it increases the risk of psychological disorders including bipolar disorder and depression, said researchers.
Eating junk food can raise risk of bipolar disorder, depression
Delivering ‘exposure therapy’ via a patch to help curb peanut allergy in kids is somewhat effective, but not as good as delivering the tiny amounts of peanut by mouth, new research shows.
Peanut allergy patch shows middling results in trial
An experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) developed by Novartis AG would be worth up to $900,000, according to an independent US nonprofit organization that reviews the value of drugs and medical treatments.
US group: Novartis gene therapy would be cost effective up to $900,000
Electric bikes may give the same brain boost as pedal-powered bikes do to older people, a new study said.
Electric bikes could improve brain function in older people
As cancer death rates drop overall, doctors have noted a frightening anomaly: Deaths from colorectal cancer in people under 55 appear to be creeping up.
Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth
One in 13 young people in England and Wales experiences post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by the age of 18, the first research of its kind suggested.
PTSD affects 'one in 13 by age of 18' in England, Wales
The US Food and Drug Administration said two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal here aimed at improving the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States.
US FDA proposes new regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens
Physicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids — and which might only suffer their side effects — with help from a dozen clinical variables researchers have identified using machine learning techniques.
New method identifies which asthma patients respond to systemic corticosteroids

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