A large number of asthma sufferers do not think they are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack, according to new research.
There is no evidence to suggest that the introduction of plain cigarette packets would lead to a rise in smuggling, MPs and peers have said.
Figures showing a record three million people in the country have diabetes are a "grim staging post towards a public health emergency" according to experts.
Manufacturers of fizzy drinks have hit back at a call by GPs for them to be taxed to help tackle spiralling levels of obesity.
Around 13,000 cancer deaths could be prevented if the Government met a World Health Organisation (WHO) target.
Doctors have been advised to embrace a new blood pressure measuring device that is also capable of detecting a life-threatening heart condition, according to the health regulator.
The NHS is considering providing preventative medication to women with a family background of breast cancer.
People who feel anxious and overwhelmed have a 27 per cent greater chance of suffering a heart attack, according to a new study.
By 2027 some 50 per cent of British men will probably develop cancer at some point in their lives, cancer experts say.
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