Parents of obese children rarely spot that their child is overweight, doctors warn.Read the full story ›
Research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and UCL Institute of Child Health suggests that many parents with obese children may not recognise that their child is overweight, unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity.
The study claims parents were more likely to underestimate their child's weight if the child was male or if they were black or south Asian, or from more deprived backgrounds.
The researchers explained that parents' underestimations may be caused by a fear of being judged or an unwillingness to label a child as overweight.
As internet sales of human breast milk rise in Britain, experts have warned of the milk's "serious health risk" to babies.Read the full story ›
The fifth annual Marsden March from Chelsea to Sutton is taking place today in support of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
Comedian Tim Vine is one of the celebrities supporting this year's fundraiser - he'll be at King George Playing Fields to cheer on walkers.
Participants are being sponsored to do a 14-mile or five-mile walk taking place to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
Research by King's College London shows how a healthy diet can reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke in the over-40s by up to a thirdRead the full story ›
The Care Quality Commission uncovered a raft of problems at Whipps Cross in north London.Read the full story ›
A baby suffered broken bones after being abused or neglected following failings by social workers at the same council that let down Baby P.Read the full story ›