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A four-year-old Australian boy has been fitted with an artificial pancreas in what researchers said was a world first treatment for managing type 1 diabetes.
The EU food safety watchdog said Wednesday that bisphenol A, a chemical used in food can linings and other products, poses no health risk to consumers.
People who are hospitalized for pneumonia face a higher risk of heart attack or stroke in the following weeks and months, Canadian researchers reported on Tuesday.
No clear majority has so far emerged among EU states for a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the United States and both sides need to explain the benefits of such a deal, the EU's health chief said. Chancellor Angela Merkel has urg…
Diseases linked to lifestyle choices, including diabetes and some cancers, kill 16 million people prematurely each year, the World Health Organization said Monday, urging action to stop the "slow-moving public health disaster".
The opposition Labour party said on Thursday it would ban unhealthy children's food if they win a national election in May, setting out a hands-on approach to improving public health and reducing the burden on the stretched healthcare system. Ahead…
US regulators on Wednesday approved a new kind of pacemaker-like device that aims to help people lose weight by stimulating a nerve that runs from the brain to the stomach.
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's blood-thinning drug Brilinta cut the risk of death or heart attack in patients with a history of previous attacks, according to a major clinical trial that will boost hopes for the closely watched pr…
CHICAGO (AP) — Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests.
Wearable tech can sometimes cut right to the chase: that's the case with "Belty," a smart belt unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show which aims to help people lose weight.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California restaurants can once again feature foie gras after a federal judge cut loose the ban on the fatty goose liver's sale in the state.
Women who suffer from post-traumatic stress are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as women not affected by the disorder known as PTSD, a US study said Wednesday.
People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 people for 20 years.
US scientists encouraged 20 obese people to eat extra fast food for several months, and found that about a quarter stayed in good health despite the additional pounds they gained.
The English Spelling Society is drawing up a list of proposals to make it easier for children to learn to spell, including removing silent letters.
Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.
Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.
Ofsted says it has found no evidence its inspectors acted inappropriately during visits to two free schools which were subsequently placed in special measures.
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.
The principal of an east Belfast primary school that is closed on Friday after a "malicious" email threat says it is their intention to reopen on Monday.
Ninety-year-old Kenyan student Priscilla Sitienei says she wants to inspire children, especially girls, to get an education.
A new "cutting-edge" £8m microscopic imaging facility is opened at Dundee University with the goal of advancing research.
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.
The 90-year-old Kenyan at school with her great great grandchildren
The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.
France has tolerated "ghettoisation" in its deprived suburban schools for too long, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.
A study suggests girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men.
Tuition fee cuts 'will most benefit rich graduates'
The failure to provide an education for young Syrian refugees runs the risk of creating a recruiting ground for extremists, says Gordon Brown.
Kraftwerk's Wolfgang Flür is a notable absentee at the World's first academic conference on the German group
Scotland's first degree course for aspiring golf professionals is to be made available later this year.
Too many youngsters in England fall off the radar when they leave school, the cross-party Public Accounts Committee warns.
Parents are using access to computers as a way of controlling their children's behaviour, according to a study of modern childhood.
Will.i.am speaks to the BBC from the 2015 World Economic Forum about how education can close the equality gap and provide more opportunities to young people.
The National Audit Office issues an "adverse opinion" on the accounts of the Department for Education, saying they are "not true and fair".
Google and O2 are among supporters of £3.6m drive to teach computing skills in primary schools in England, the education secretary is to announce.
How children's scooters transformed the school run
Pupils' academic progress should be the main measure used by the government to gauge whether England's primary schools are performing well, a report says.
What you might be buying for Christmas 2015
Ofsted places a Sunderland free school into special measures the day after another free school in the North East was closed by the government.
Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.
Ofsted needs a broader approach to inspecting child protection services, say council leaders.
A Christian-ethos free school will be closed by the government after being put in special measures by Ofsted.
Trillions of dollars are spent on education reforms around the world without any effective evaluation to see if changes have worked, says the OECD.
Almost a quarter of girls in care in England become teenage mothers, according to figures obtained by a think tank.
Families with children are at greater risk than any other group of having less money than they need to live on, suggests a study.
A leading private school offers revision help by publishing free online textbooks to cover an entire exam course.
Blue Peter viewers are being offered the chance to become young spies as part of a competition involving security service MI5 and author Anthony Horowitz.
"The most stressful experience" of applying to university
The treatment of pregnant women and mothers at workplaces in Northern Ireland is to be examined by an equality watchdog.
Did applications really change when fees went up to £9,000?
Parents take primary school maths classes
The university built to fight for democracy
Can schools with iPads protect the future of a language?
The royal power behind Qatar's obsession with education
Can US colleges show their courses are value for money?
Where do the super-rich go to university?
An activist group in the US is buying and then cancelling student debt
Every school system should be required to teach respect for other religions, says Tony Blair
Google has revealed the most popular searches when people around the world are looking for university information.
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