A drug for those who cannot take statins

Repatha trial indicates it has fewer side effects

Polar Balance

Connected scales can help you lose weight

Software may give a more accurate view of cutting calories

Photo of a young athletic man running

Sweating runners must check salt intake

Diluting electrolytes can cause cramps and raise blood pressure

Muscle moves to stay flexible and mobile

Bending and stretching without tricky and dangerous poses


Knee therapy may restore ability to jump

Patients’ own blood is used to heal cartilage damage

Mio fuse

One fitness measure for all exercise aims

Metric keeps track whether you are cycling, swimming or running

Tips on a better diet for improved health

What to eat to cut the chances of suffering illness

Unwanted extras in rice and green tea

Careful preparation will mitigate presence of lead and arsenic

Cause and cures for runner’s ‘runny nose’

Beat effects of overexertion with treatments from zinc to gargles

A universal diet works only for some

Promise of a personalised plan to manage glucose levels

Slow exit from the workforce is healthier

Easing into retirement and making new friends helps you live longer

Study shows benefit of low blood pressure

New treatment sharply cuts risk of health problems

Heart rate apps let you know when to rest

Training times can be improved observing HR variability over time

Cycling without a helmet? Think again

Road deaths underline risks for two-wheeled commuters

Why we can exercise but not lose weight

Psychological factors behind a lack of success in shifting kilos

Malaria vaccines and business travel

Stance on prevention varies between US and Europe

Biological markers and longevity

Tracking of vital signs takes a new tack

Sushi and mercury toxicity risk

Most of us need to eat more fish — but of the right kind

Fasting plus cardio sheds weight quicker

Add intense exercise to eating less for striking results

Roll, don’t stretch after exercise

Effect on tight muscles is like a deep tissue massage