Technology for a healthy heart

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is by far the best way to improve heart health and innovative technology, including wearable devices, could help, as Ellie Broughton discovers

Grow a moustache to raise money and cancer awareness

From growing a moustache for Movember to sponsored bike rides, people all over the country are getting involved, as Ellie Broughton discovers

Links between cardiovascular diseases and other conditions

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term for diseases of the heart and circulatory system, but what doctors don’t often have the time to explain is how any existing conditions, lifestyle and genetic profile interact with the disease. Ellie Broughton makes the links, and summarises the mortality statistics and risk factors for the key diseases that lead to or arise from CVD

Diffusing the time bomb

Joint pain and stiffness are increasingly affecting more people at a younger age, and the number of sufferers is set to soar, as Ellie Broughton discovers

A caffeine highway to health?

The health impact of coffee is hotly debated - and studied. Ellie Broughton asks whether the drink is more than just a brief caffeine rush and why it matters?