Health

A fatty diet provided our early human ancestors with the nutrition to develop bigger brains, finds a study challenging the widely held view that eating meat was the critical factor in setting the stage for the evolution of humans....

Many American children use more toothpaste than officially recommended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, published on Friday....

If you are in the habit of popping anti-depressant pills used to treat anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, then you could be at a risk of intestinal bleeding which can range from mild to severe and can be life-threatening. ...

While it is well known that ageing promotes cancer development, UK researchers have showed that the reverse is also true. A team from the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that leukaemia -- a type of blood cancer -- promotes premature ageing in healthy bone marrow cells....

While most studies on exercise and cognition have focused on the elderly, a new study suggests that aerobics can even prevent or slow the appearance of at least some age-related cognitive changes in young and middle-aged adults. The study also found that aerobics training increases executive function -- ...

The Canadian government has confirmed a 14th case of unusual health symptoms experienced by diplomatic staff in Havana, Cuba. In a statement on Wednesday, the government acknowledged the case and announced that diplomats at the country's embassy in Havana will now be reduced from 16 ...