Instagram 'worst for young mental health'

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Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people’s mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests. The poll asked 1,479 people... Read More

High sport drink use among young teens 'risk to health'

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High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks, dental experts have said. Cardiff University found 89% of Welsh 12 to 14-year-olds... Read More

Office cake culture is 'danger to health'

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Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues’ birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, a senior dentist argues. Prof Nigel Hunt, from the Faculty of... Read More

Ebola 'devastates long-term health'

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Most people who survive an Ebola infection will have long-lasting health problems, say doctors from the US National Institutes of Health. Their studies on survivors in Liberia showed large numbers... Read More

Heads 'calling 999 over mental health'

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Heads ‘calling 999 over mental health’ By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter 9 November 2015 From the section Education & Family Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Teachers have highlighted... Read More

Ministers 'failing on mental health'

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Ministers accused of failing to keep mental health pledge By Emma Wilkinson Health reporter, BBC News 23 August 2015 From the section Health A row over spending on mental health... Read More