We often talk about our genetic make-up and “how good” or “how healthy” our genes are. We also know “bad genes” can lead to us having a higher chance of developing a particular disease if our parents are carriers. But while scientists can look for those faulty or changed genes, over the last decade we have learned this is not the whole story.
Children of mothers with too little vitamin D during their pregnancy may have a higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis when they reach adulthood, a new study suggests.
Accounting for the lifestyle choice of excessive consumption of energy drinks and alcohol was not the point of EFSA's risk assessment on caffeine, the authority has said at a Brussels stakeholder meeting on the draft yesterday.
Almost half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese, new data suggests.
Only half of UK health professionals think malnutrition is a priority in their organisations, a survey commissioned by charity Age UK has found.
Parents’ anxiety, depression correlates with fussy eating in kids, study finds
Insight into food choices, genetics and environment.
Researchers at Tohoku University's School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.