A pill for loneliness? If only it were that simple

Loneliness isn’t a medical condition, so why are pharmaceutical companies trying to make a pill to help ‘fix’ it?

Alzheimer’s is linked to gum disease – but bad oral health is not the only culprit

Intriguing new research links Alzheimer’s to poor dental hygiene – but as always total health – smoking, medication use, food choices – is important too.

Why we shouldn’t all be vegan

The way we eat should change, but, experts argue, we need a wider – and better informed – debate about what constitutes a sustainable diet.

Could ‘ food glue’ additive trigger celiac disease?

Microbial transglutaminase – a kind of ‘food glue’ used in processed foods could trigger celiac disease in some sensitive individuals.

Top five ways to boost your health in 2019 – based on the latest research

The basics of staying healthy in 2019 and beyond are not complicated – or expensive. You just have to remember to do them!

Five popular hangover cures, reviewed by experts

What’s the best way to deal with the after effects of holiday excess? From black coffee to a hair of the dog – here’s the science behind popular hangover remedies.

How to get rid of head lice without spending loads of money

New rules in the UK prevent GPs from routinely prescribing pesticide treatments for headlice – thankfully there are lots of more natural remedies at hand.

Detox de-bunked: Detoxing naturally for the long-term win

Our health is our wealth. Detoxing for the long-term win is a 365, 24/7 natural process of optimising our diet and lifestyle – not a periodic quick-fix.

Growing evidence that noise is bad for your health

New guidelines on noise pollution from the World Health Organization emphasise the many ways in which environmental noise affects the body.

Glyphosate residues found in UK family cereal products

A small sampling of oat-based cereals in the UK has found worrying levels of the herbicide glyphosate in four family cereal brands.