Inactivity kills more than obesity, but even moderate exercise can reduce the risk of premature death
If you stop drinking in January and go mad in February, there 'really is no point', says top doctor
Doctors have linked nine cases of measles to Disneyland and are urging parents to vaccinate their children
New resistance-free drug just 'the tip of the iceberg', marking a new era of antibiotic discovery
Mission will be like 'trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm'
Extra second needed this summer to allow atomic time to synchronise with the Earth's rotation
Newly discovered planet is 40 per cent hotter than Earth – but sits in the 'Goldilocks zone' with liquid water
Latest quarterly figures show that hospitals in England are failing to meet target time
Save the Children will 'leave no stone unturned' as Pauline Cafferkey's condition worsens in London hospital
Researchers have found that ibuprofen has a dramatic effect on lifespan – at least among flies
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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