Start-up makes sleep device to combat night terror

Start-up makes sleep device to combat night  terror

This entrepreneur says he's created a weapon for sleepless parents with kids haunted by frightening bouts of night terror.

Hikes doubled average drug prices

Hikes doubled average drug  prices

Retail prices for already-approved medicines often are increased 10 percent or more each year. That exacerbates the sting of six-figure prices for many newly launched drugs, plus exorbitant spikes in prices of some generic drugs with limited competition. Those trends have triggered multiple congressional investigations since last summer and made prescription drug prices a hot issue in the presidential race.

Valeant probe began with short seller

Valeant probe began with short  seller

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange underneath a board showing the name of Valeant Pharmaceuticals shortly before the opening of the markets in New York October 22, 2015.

Ackman: Uncertainty on Valeant will be over in weeks

Ackman: Uncertainty on Valeant will be over in  weeks

Investor Bill Ackman told CNBC he expected under-fire pharma company Valeant to take just weeks to sort out the issues hammering its share price.

Share data for an Apple Watch or $

Share data for an Apple Watch or  $

You know you need to exercise more, but there's always next week, or the week after? To entice you to stop procrastinating, your company or insurer might soon reward you for wearing a fitness device to track your steps, heart rate and more.

Heavy Coffee Drinkers Show Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Heavy Coffee Drinkers Show Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

People who drink a lot of coffee may have a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a new large study suggests.

Some Energy Drinks May Increase Blood Pressure and Change Heart Rhythms, Study Says

Some Energy Drinks May Increase Blood Pressure and Change Heart Rhythms, Study Says

Doctors are concerned about the health effects of energy drinks.

Start-up makes sleep device to combat night terror

Start-up makes sleep device to combat night  terror

This entrepreneur says he's created a weapon for sleepless parents with kids haunted by frightening bouts of night terror.

Hikes doubled average drug prices

Hikes doubled average drug  prices

Retail prices for already-approved medicines often are increased 10 percent or more each year. That exacerbates the sting of six-figure prices for many newly launched drugs, plus exorbitant spikes in prices of some generic drugs with limited competition. Those trends have triggered multiple congressional investigations since last summer and made prescription drug prices a hot issue in the presidential race.

French say ‘non’ to food waste – should we do the same?

French say ‘non’ to food waste – should we do the same?

The French are a pretty innovative nation. They lead the world in style and they’...

Celebrities and nutrition advice

Celebrities and nutrition advice

Who do you trust for your health advice? This is something that’s been on our min...

Why I Refused to Go on a Wedding Diet

Why I Refused to Go on a Wedding Diet

Dream day = dream body, right? Not for this woman who refused to let the perfect look revolve around a number.

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

You're working like a dog — hitting the gym, tracking calories — but you just can't shrink your pooch. Learn six surprising reasons the scale is stuck, plus how to make over your metabolism.

Why I Refused to Go on a Wedding Diet

Why I Refused to Go on a Wedding Diet

Dream day = dream body, right? Not for this woman who refused to let the perfect look revolve around a number.

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

6 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

You're working like a dog — hitting the gym, tracking calories — but you just can't shrink your pooch. Learn six surprising reasons the scale is stuck, plus how to make over your metabolism.

Healthy packed lunches

Healthy packed lunches

Lunch is an important meal for everyone, to provide energy and nutrients to keep us going throughout the afternoon. A packed lunch made at home can be a healthy and delicious choice and gives you control over the foods and ingredients included. UK...

Healthy snacking

Healthy snacking

Snacking, or eating frequently, can be part of a healthy diet, provided we don't consume too many calories over the day and that we choose a healthy balance of foods and drinks. The government suggests that snacks can make up around 20% of our total...