Scientists say babies sleep more soundly and wake less often in the night if they are left to soothe themselves.
A new blood test could be a first step towards personalised treatment for depression, say scientists.
Sticking with a relatively fatty, olive-oil-rich diet might be a better way to lose weight than cutting out fat entirely, a study suggests.
Light therapy given to thousands of newborns each year could trigger leukaemia and kidney cancer, doctors have warned.
Scientists think they may have discovered why men tend to die younger than women.
Could antibiotics be a major cause of Britain's spiralling epidemics of depression and dementia? The experts think so...
A new study provides the first evidence that deodorant can affect our perception of masculinity.
This is what happened when Beth Laitkep asked her best friend Stephanie Culley to take care of her kids when she was no longer around.
Save time and money by making your own frozen meals. Angela Day has five easy recipe ideas.
After rifling through - and rejecting - multiple items, it can seem like an age before you finally decide on an outfit.
We spend longer deliberating over dinner party plans, and prefer making a snap decision when buying a home, a report suggests.
Did you know the outer layer of mushrooms is rich in ergosterol, a chemical that's converted to vitamin D when exposed to sunlight?
The local and international food industry is mourning the death of one of South Africa's best-known chefs, Dr Billy Gallagher.
Sudden growth spurts leave teen boys unco-ordinated because their brains have not had time to adjust to their rapid increase ...
Fentanyl is extraordinarily easy to misuse, even unintentionally. Sarah Kaplan investigates