Official advice to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy is overly cautious and sexist, academics claim.
A lack of access to crucial ultrasound scans for pregnant women across Ireland has not improved in more than a decade, a study has found.
Fruit juice will be banned as a routine drink for children in nurseries under new guidelines. Recommended menus will aim to cut the sugar consumption of toddlers
Scientists concluded this week that cats are as clever as dogs. Behaviour expert Dr Sarah Ellis explains how to use their intelligence to fix common feline problems
Under-age puppies are being brought into Britain without proper vaccinations and health treatment because of the demand for fashionable breeds.