Female puberty is starting earlier and earlier, with worrying consequences for women’s health
Age-old taboos against menstruation have led to a lack of research on how women's cycles work, with serious consequences for their health
At an event honoring Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...
Get-Fit Guy explains why core strength is crucial and provides a core workout that will keep you fit, healthy and mobile
Hydrogen peroxide in whitening treatments penetrates enamel and dentin, and alters tooth proteins. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Loss of collagen protein depletes renewal cells that serve as skin’s fountain of youth
The discovery may have implications for treating acute and chronic pain
You've probably heard the word "metabolism," especially as it relates to weight loss or gain. But what is your metabolism, what does it do, and do you have any control over it?...
New studies take the most comprehensive look yet into immune system activity immediately after birth
Weekday sleep deprivation with weekend make-up sleeping seems to be worse for blood sugar control than even chronic sleep deprivation alone.
Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating
Even the appendix and tonsils are less expendable than we thought
Biology at the center of last year’s contentious gene-edited twins result may hold other benefits for brain injury
Adult humans, as well as mice, slept better when gently rocked.
Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest new diet trends. Proponents say it can help you lose weight, improve blood sugar metabolism, and slow aging
A nicely aligned body is a nicely stacked body
Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?
Whether it is a full marathon or a 10K, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared
Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy
The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease