Jumping on the treadmill might be more effective at keeping calorie intake under control, say scientists.
Secrets of the 100 club: the Italian town where so many live to a ripe old age.
It does not seem to make much difference if we eat or fast until lunch - because skipping breakfast won't make you fatter, say researchers.
Take up yoga, spend less time in the loo, exercise your pelvic floor - just a few tips from the experts.
Women find it easiest to diet at 25 years old, while 30 is when they are most likely to put on weight, according to a survey.
Is eating dropped food the culinary equivalent of playing Russian roulette - or could it make us healthier?.
A startling increase in rates of obesity in the past 40 years has risen from 105 million to 641 million in 2014, a study has found.
GlaxoSmithKline will adopt a graduated approach to patenting its medicines to make drugs more affordable in the developing world.
The changes that survivors need to make after treatment are mostly the common sense steps for good health, writes Suzanne Allard Levingston.
Friends star Jennifer Aniston has revealed the price she has to pay for staying in shape.
Most of us would admit to living by the 'five second rule' - but researchers have warned that harmful bacteria stick to food in an instant.
Local food producers will have to start cutting back on salt in their snacks as the deadline for new rules looms.
Those who lap up the sun are less likely to die young than those who prefer to stay in the shade, new research shows.
Nutritionist Ellie Krieger gives advice on a common healthful-eating challenge: indulgences.
Most people love 40 winks in the afternoon, but a new study warns that such naps raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes.