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22 May 2013 Last updated at 20:58 ET By Jon Kelly BBC News Magazine, Washington DC US officials are investigating the safety of caffeine in snacks and energy drinks, worried about the "cumulative impact" of the stimulant - which is added to a growing number of products. Is our tea and coffee-fuelled society too dependent on the world's favourite drug?
19 April 2013 Last updated at 10:09 By Anna-Louise Taylor BBC Food Greek coffee could be good for the heart, one recent research study suggests.
21 March 2013 Last updated at 08:26 ET By Helen Lennard BBC Audio and Music Dr Alice Roberts will have one of the 820,000 babies born in the UK this year This year 820,000 babies are expected to be born in the UK - part of a baby boom that has been quietly but unexpectedly taking place in the UK for the past 10 years.
2 September 2012 Last updated at 21:20 ET
4 July 2012 Last updated at 00:09 GMT By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online The purple shows up the plaque on the half of the dentures that has not had the "seaweed" treatment
22 August 2012 Last updated at 13:11 ET
22 August 2012 Last updated at 09:47 ET Does exposure to antibiotics affect healthy bacteria?
30 January 2013 Last updated at 19:54 ET
2 July 2012 Last updated at 05:51 ET By Lucy Wallis BBC News There are nearly 12,000 centenarians in Britain today, but with more people reaching 100 how do scientific theories about life expectancy compare with the experience of those who have received a telegram from the Queen? At the age of 102 Nora Hardwick posed naked as Miss November for a charity calendar.
21 August 2011 Last updated at 23:05 GMT A baby's lifetime health is largely decided before birth Why does one person die younger and another survive to old age?
11 June 2012 Last updated at 22:24 ET By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News website Delaying fatherhood may offer survival advantages, say US scientists who have found children with older fathers and grandfathers appear to be "genetically programmed" to live longer. The genetic make-up of sperm changes as a man ages and develops DNA code that favours a longer life - a trait he then passes to his children.
14 February 2012 Last updated at 19:07 ET By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News Accounts vary about the ideal temperature, how long to be immersed and how often to do them
15 August 2011 Last updated at 23:23 ET By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News