After a night out, you've had a little too much to drink, and all you want is a slice of pizza or a kebab before you go back home to pass out. Here´s why.
Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older than their chronological age by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary.
Studies show that changes in lifestyle behaviors over the weekend can lead to worse sleep and weight gain. Here are five ways to have a healthier weekend.
Researchers found that low levels of a biomarker called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) can cause depression in the mother and low birth weight in the baby.
The governor of the Minas Gerais State in southeastern Brazil declared a public health emergency on Friday over an outbreak of yellow fever that appears to have killed at least 10 people so far and led to reports of more than 100 suspected cases of the disease.
A new study brings some good news for older adults who enjoy an afternoon nap, after finding that a 1-hour siesta may improve memory and thinking skills.
New guidelines recommend giving babies puréed food or finger food containing peanut powder or extract before they are 6 months old, and even earlier if a child is prone to allergies and doctors say it is safe to do so.
Peru, one of the hotspots for tuberculosis, has some of the highest global recovery rates thanks to a community-based method for fighting the disease
If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection, you know they are their own special kind of hell. That`s why here is a roundup of the poorest decisions you could possibly make when you have a UTI, and what you should do instead.
Some 34 million people continue to suffer from malnutrition, 47.7 percent of children under age 5 suffer from anemia and 49.8 percent, approximately 1.3 million, have chronic malnutrition
In the first study of its kind, researchers from Finland have identified a link between regular sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in men.
Here are 6 fat burning secrets most with those who maintain a lean body and reach/maintain ideal body weight.
New research reveals that children begin using olfactory information to help guide their responses to emotionally-expressive faces at about five years of age.
New research has found that’s just not the case: Getting an abortion doesn't negatively impact a woman's mental health.
Because this disorder can be a real pain.
Here are some good tips to get rid of that extra weight in 2017.
Close friends may influence how school-aged children think about danger.
At night, early risers demonstrate a quicker reaction time when solving unusual attention-related tasks than night owls, but these early risers make more mistakes along the way.
The government should overhaul its reproductive health policies to support them, researchers say.
Trying to work out the best way to shift those extra festive pounds ready for the New Year? Well, look no further; Mayo Clinic physicians say that low-carb diets are slightly better than low-fat diets for weight loss in the short-term.
More than a decade into the 21st century, we have still not achieved gender equality in medicine. Here is a reflection on some of the studies published in 2016 that have highlighted the gender gap in this field.
An experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus was found to be 100% effective, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday 23rd.
Many parents hope for their children grow to be artistic and talented. Even if you don't feel particularly creative yourself, it's easy to help your child grow up to be creative.
Engaging in regular weightlifting could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists.
Teens glued to their tablet, smartphone or computer for hours on end may be more likely to become obese.
When it comes to looking for a lifetime partner men usually look more into the physical attributes of women and women look more into financial stability and future status.
After more than 20 years researchers determined that after many years of having acquired HIV some people develop highly powerful antibodies with great virus neutralizing action.
According to a large, longitudinal study, being part of a community group could help prevent the cognitive decline associated with age.
Higher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of myopia in teens.
New position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the health benefits of vegetarian diets, claiming they can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer, compared with non-vegetarian diets.
Increased stigma and discrimination can affect circadian HPA-axis functioning, say researchers.
A substantial majority of people suffering cancer-related anxiety or depression found considerable relief for up to six months from a single large dose of psilocybin, the active compound in hallucinogenic "magic mushrooms".
In a previous article we talked about the benefits of exercise to boost IQ. Now, a growing body of evidence confirms that getting breathless can also build the brain.
Millions of parents convince their kids Santa is real – but this lie may be damaging, according to experts. They also suggest parents may not be motivated by purely creating magic for their children, but by a desire to return to the joy of childhood themselves.
A study using Barbies and Transformers finds that men are better at recognizing Transformer faces while women are better at recognizing Barbie faces, supporting the theory that experience plays an important role in facial recognition.
A component of cancer cells, which acts like a ‘cellular post office’, could be the key to preventing the spread of lung cancer to other parts of the body, scientists have discovered.
The first human test of early time-restricted feeding found that this meal-timing strategy, reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carb burning patterns, which may help with losing weight
A new study finds that the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra may lower the risk of heart attack, as well as increase the likelihood of surviving one.
Images and references to alcohol and tobacco in popular video games may be influencing UK teens who play the games and the age restriction system is not working, according to a new study.
New research reports a decline in the prevalence of dementia in the United States.