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People often disagree about what is and isn't healthy. Learn more about hotly disputed health topics and find out about the latest research.
Do you need your daily caffeine boost? What effects coffee has on your body.
We need sugar to live, but only in moderation. Too much sugar is unhealthy. So what and how many sugary snacks can we have without becoming sick?
We hate calories, but we need them. Find out what calories really are and why we can't live without them.
We consume too much salt. What effects salt has and why we simply can’t stop eating crisps.
Life-saving or not? What is the actual use of mammography screening and how extensive are the risks involved?
Life-saving or not? We provide you with the facts so that you can weigh up the advantages and risks of a colonoscopy.
Get vaccinated or not? Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection. Especially for babies, the illness is life-threatening.
Get vaccinated or not? Measles, mumps and rubella are highly contagious viral diseases.
Statins lower your cholesterol and are used in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. They are one of the most prescribed classes of drugs. Read on for the advantages and disadvantages they offer.