Increased consumption of flavanols – a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables – can increase your mental agility, according to new research.
Providing support to help people with prediabetes make small changes to their lifestyle, diet and physical activity can almost halve the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
An new app which uses football as a theme to provide positive resources and support for vulnerable groups including the young and the homeless has been launched by the Street Soccer Foundation.
Athletes using legal performance enhancing and medical sport supplements are more likely to dope than those using sport foods and superfoods, a new study reveals.
A home-based rehabilitation programme that could help thousands of heart failure patients to achieve a better quality of life has won a prestigious BMJ award.
Emerging data from across the world indicates that these lockdowns have resulted in reduced physical activity and increased sedentary time in society- guidance for healthcare professionals has been created.
New advice to help healthcare professionals promote exercise as a way of improving immunity has been launched by a team of medical experts and exercise scientists.
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
How are people using social media to support their health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers at the University of Birmingham are launching new study to find out.
NHS staff are being offered free training to deliver a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme to support heart failure patients affected by restricted access to cardiac rehabilitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Maria Kavussanu contributed to Consultation on Character and Sport
Drug therapies that help older adults maintain their skeletal muscle mass and physical function for longer could be a step closer after researchers identify a key mechanism driving the clearance of damaged mitochondria.