Uncertainty created by the vote to leave the EU will damage business confidence and hit London’s commercial property market, Great Portland Estates has warned. In a trading update Great Portland said...

  Our planet is fast becoming an urban one. At the beginning of the 21st century, the majority of the world’s population still lived in the countryside, but, by 2050, more than 70% of us will be...

“Who are your customers, and how well have you served them?” The question, newly introduced into our annual performance review, knotted my stomach. As a psychiatrist in an American university counselling...

A very recent study released in JAMA (Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Global Health) provides a very thorough review showing how climate change affects human health. Perhaps more importantly,...

So good, in fact, that seaweed might soon be an ingredient in functional foods – to make white bread, for example, higher in fibre. Scientists at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne have researched...

A growing number of people are taking LSD and other psychedelic drugs such as cannabis and ecstasy to help them cope with a variety of conditions including anorexia nervosa, cluster headaches and chronic...

A couple of months ago, I found myself standing perilously high on a shopping centre balcony. A day earlier, I had stood on a railway platform, inching closer and closer to the edge as the trains blasted...

Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day The five-a-day campaign has been running, in one form or another, in the UK since 1993. You may not know, however, that in this context, one portion equals 80g....

What’s the appeal? When we talk about alcohol as a recreational drug we really mean ethanol, a particular type of alcohol that is produced when sugar is fermented by yeast. Alcoholic drinks are usually...

The government risked the mental health of thousands of troops by breaching strict guidelines designed to protect military personnel from excessive deployment and overstretch, the Chilcot report reveals. Key...