Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

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People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests. Scientists say it could be because of higher levels of a blood-clotting... Read More

Firefighters have higher heart attack risk 'because of heat'

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Working in hot temperatures increases the risk of suffering a heart attack, researchers have said. The study may explain why heart disease is the leading cause of death among on-duty... Read More

Facebook gives friends higher priority in News Feeds

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Facebook is to give posts by users’ friends and family greater prominence in their News Feeds. The social network said its members had expressed concerns that they were missing “important... Read More

Weekend births 'pose higher death risk'

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Babies born at weekends ‘have higher death risk’ By Nick Triggle Health correspondent 25 November 2015 From the section Health Image copyright PA Babies born in hospitals in England at... Read More

London areas have higher TB than Iraq

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Parts of London have higher TB rates than Iraq or Rwanda 27 October 2015 From the section London Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Eight London boroughs do not... Read More

Breastfeeding 'linked to higher IQ'

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  A long-term study has pointed to a link between breastfeeding and intelligence. The research in Brazil traced nearly 3,500 babies, from all walks of life,... Read More