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Regular exercise may be more beneficial for men than post-menopausal women

The blood vessels of middle-aged men and women adapt differently to regular exercise according to new research being presented today at the British Cardiovascular Society conference in Manchester. Researchers at Loughborough University examined the effects of regular exercise training on the

Everyday changes to diet and exercise could avoid 26,000 cases of cancer a year in women

Around 500 cases of cancer in women every week in the UK could be prevented by keeping a healthy weight and increasing exercise.The latest figures, calculated from 2015 cancer data, found that whilst smoking remains the biggest preventable cause of cancer**,

1,700 women to be sent information on risk of epilepsy drug during pregnancy

Some 1,700 women of childbearing age who have been prescribed a drug that can harm an unborn baby when taken during pregnancy are to be sent information by the HSE in the coming weeks about the risks of taking the medication.