Scientists spent 20 years tracking around 600 senior citizens to see how diet affects their health. Exercise and a proper diet are particularly important in old age if we are to stay healthy. So what did the study show?
Vietnam's current president, Tran Dai Quang, has passed away following a "serious illness," state media reported. Quang rose through the ranks in Vietnam's security agency before becoming president in 2016.
Life expectancy in Europe has risen according to a new report by the World Health Organization. But there are still caveats: Smoking and rising obesity are hindering progress.
German Health Minister Jens Spahn's suggestion that Germany needs an opt-out organ donor system to boost numbers, has drawn both applause and criticism. For Tamsin Walker, it's been an overdue wake-up call.
A study of drinking around the world warns that even an occasional glass of wine or beer can increase your chances of disease and an early death. Scientists say there's no such thing as a "safe level" of alcohol.
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