There's been a huge amount of discussion about this, so let's set the record straight: Eating processed meat definitely increases your risk of certain cancers by a small amount. Eating red meat may increase your risk of certain cancers by a small amount.
Researchers have recently identified specific cells in the spinal cord that help reduce pain and itching. Intriguingly, these same cells may be involved in control of posture and walking patterns.
Major news outlets are excitedly reporting the story of a study lead by professor David Smith that suggests common supplements may slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Why is it so hard to shift those pounds? In an intriguing TED talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt discusses dieting and weight loss.
The UK government currently tells us that we should be eating five portions of fruit and vegetables per day, but a recent story suggests that figure should be seven.