The risky disorder often follows a different pattern in women that may get overlooked
It’s easy to get lost in the hype around new workout devices or protocols that promise maximal results in minimal time
Meal replacement products like Soylent and Huel have gained a loyal following. But are these all-in-one powders and shakes really a more optimal way to get your nutrition?
Hot on the heels of National Diabetes Month, a new study has shown that exercising before eating breakfast can improve how your body responds to insulin
Judy Moskowitz, a professor of medical social sciences at Northwestern University, talks about ways to cope during this time of missing out on our usual diet of social interactions.
Originally published in March 1880
Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this installment of our ongoing series, he talks with researchers about the efforts to create vaccines and treatments and the challenges the outbreak poses to cancer patients and others who are immunocompromised...
A newly trendy nutrition practice called seed cycling is said to help balance female hormones and curb hormonal symptoms. Does science support the claims?
Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs reports from the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak: Kirkland, Wash. In this first installment of an ongoing series, he looks at why children seem to weather this disease better than adults and the complicated issue of shuttering schools...
Every time you turn around someone is suggesting aromatherapy. Essential oils are a $1 billion industry, but are they effective?
How can menopausal and perimenopausal women exercise to avoid “middle-age spread”? We talked with physician and triathlete Tamsin Lewis to find out
With psychotherapists’ encouragement, troubled people are seeking solace in pseudoscientific practices such as astrology and tarot cards...
Ben Wiegand, global head of the World without Disease Accelerator at Janssen, the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, talks about efforts to prevent a disease or to identify it in its earliest stages for more effective treatments...
Do you want a flexible, balanced, easy-to-remember workout that doesn't require spending all day at the gym? Push-pull strength training is for you!
There’s new research on the most effective strategies for changing behavior. Which one is best at helping you eat healthier?
The ergogenic effects of caffeine on muscle strength and aerobic endurance are significant. But do you have to forego your morning cup of joe for a while to really feel them?
Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery
Get-Fit Guy picks the brain of yoga practitioner, Abi Carver of Yoga15.com, to find out how she works with athletes to do just that
Originally published in April 1895
For years, experts have been telling us to cut back on red meat. Now, a new analysis says there’s no reason to. What’s a health-conscious consumer to do?