poverty

Poverty ‘leaves a mark on 10 per cent of the the genome’

A new study byNorthwestern University in the US challenges prevailing understandings of genes as immutable features of biology that are…

Most deprived ‘twice as likely’ to develop dementia

Older adults in England with fewer financial resources are more likely to develop dementia, according to new research by University…

To tackle obesity we need to know who gets fat and why. Here is the evidence so far

You can hear Julia Manning talk about the obesity crisis with Dr Max Pemberton, Spectator Health editor, Dr Sarah Jarvis,…

Study breaks myth that fast food is linked to poverty

An interesting study has emerged from the American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about young people’s dietary habits in…