Scientists find brain hormone that triggers fat burning

Biologists have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development.

6 things to do to survive and heal after a breakup

Here are a few ways to assist you on your road to peace and happiness again.

How to be more assertive in 5 simple steps

In addition to being more kind, patient, and compassionate, many people also list increased assertiveness as one of the facets they’d like to develop, but haven’t had the confidence to try yet. 

Pets are a child’s best friend, not their siblings

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings.

6 signs you and your partner are compatible

If you have recently found yourself questioning whether your partner is really your soulmate, here are a few signs that the two of you may actually be compatible.

6 toxic emotions you should leave behind to become a happier person

These 6 toxic emotions can deprive you of being happy. It’s time to overcome them and become truly happy.

Bulimia symptoms reduced with electrical brain stimulation

King's College London researchers have discovered that core bulimia nervosa symptoms such as binge eating and restricting food intake are reduced by delivering noninvasive electrical stimulation to certain areas of the brain.

Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live

Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live

5 things a strong woman should never do for a man

Falling in love, caring for someone is a good thing but losing yourself completely in the process is of no use.

Eating disorders 'affecting middle-aged women'

Rising number of middle-aged women are ‘battling anorexia and bulimia’, new figures warn.

Early-life asthma may contribute to childhood obesity

Asthma affects millions of children in the United States, and so does obesity. A new study may have found a link between the two, as early-life asthma may contribute to the development of childhood obesity.

7 things to do when you feel lonely on weekend

Here are some things to do on a weekend if you are alone. 

5 things you can learn from your introvert friends

We have a lot we can learn from our introvert friends, so never dismiss them or think of them as irrelevant. They are quite the opposite.

6 tips to stop worrying about things you can’t control.

Here are 6 tips to keep in mind when everything is getting out of hand. 

Are girls really better at reading than boys?

In reading tests at school, girls tend to be ahead of boys, in all age groups and in all countries. But in young adults, there is suddenly no longer any difference between men’s and women’s reading skills. Why is that?

Lessons from Peru about stopping the spread of TB?

For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during the next six months are the best protection they can get from contracting tuberculosis.

Fibromyalgia: What is it and what can you do

Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue.

6 tips to stop you from worrying about things you can’t control

Here are 6 tips to keep in mind when everything is getting out of your hands. 

Science is finally starting to explain why you eat so much when you drink

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. 

Too little exercise may accelerate biological aging

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.

5 benefits of positive thinking

Here are 5 ways that positive thinking can change your life.

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