Scientists are continuing to showing that everything from the “runner’s high” to the “yogi’s tranquility” can have profound effects on your brain
A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks...
The hormone irisin encourages bone remodeling, in part by first triggering another substance that encourages some bone breakdown.
A particular set of brain neurons may be behind registering itch and inducing us to scratch.
We now know the cause of flu—but the universal vaccine and the antiviral drugs we need to stop it still elude us
Researchers at Harvard University have gone as far as to say that measuring your Heart Rate Variability is “a visual insight into the most primitive part of your brain”
Applying aloe vera gel to a burn can help the skin heal more quickly. But many people also advocate drinking the aloe vera juice
Contemporary foods and cultures inhibit our body’s inborn ability to select nourishing diets
Balance is something we don’t think much about after we learn it (as a child) or start to lose it (as a senior), but balance is crucial to healthy living
Can these supplements really help you digest your food better?
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century, Part 2...
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century, Part 1...
People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts.
If all of your workouts involve some type of distraction, it may be time to add some mindfulness into your workout regimen
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dives into why our minds love to go green
How do blood type, exercise habits, and even pregnancy factor into whether or not mosquitoes find someone irresistible?
Cryotherapy is a recovery method that some pro athletes use nearly every day
Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals—or drinking milk beyond infancy—is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up?...
Suspicions humans are consuming tiny plastic particles have been confirmed, spurring future work into the possible health impacts