Eating before bed make you fat

Know your medical facts from myths? There are a lot of old wives' tales out there. But where do they come from and what is the truth...

Wine cheers

Wine has a lot of mixed reviews. Headlines state its dangers and praises in equal measure. So what are we to believe? Is wine the good...

stroke treatment Mr Clean

Someone has a stroke every two seconds, but there’s a new bold new treatment that saves time—and lives.

Christmas health

It's the most wonderful time of the year. But Christmas can be easily ruined if you fall ill, find it particularly stressful,...

Christmas bloating

Christmas dinner can feel like a minefield if you suffer from bloating—here's how to avoid that uncomfortable after-dinner...

ice man

Birdie Bowers, a member of Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic in 1911, slept soundly in temperatures below -20°C, without the...

chocolate

A love of chocolate resulted in a sticky end for Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt and others at Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, yet it...

Cannabis

Throughout history, the cannabis plant has been used both recreationally and medicinally. Even Queen Victoria was prescribed cannabis...

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