14 Jan 2017
New research which looked at MRI scans of runners brains suggests that those who run have greater functional connectivity in the brain than those who don’t.
Carried out by researchers from the University of Arizona, the small-...
12 Jan 2017
(CNN)Scientists have long known that stress can influence your heart health, but exactly how this relationship takes place has been something of a mystery -- until now.
Activity in the amygdala, a region of the brain...
31 Dec 2016
Grandparents who help out occasionally with childcare or provide support to others in their community tend to live longer than seniors who do not care for other people, according to a study from Berlin, Germany.
25 Dec 2016
With the season of excess now upon us, the body will have to work extra hard to digest the rich dishes served up during the holiday festivities.
Here are a few yoga poses that can help limit digestive woes as the festive fun begins...
20 Dec 2016
French consumer tech firm Withings questioned 3,400 working women living in the US, Francte and Germany about stress, work and well-being and found that physical activity was the most frequently used method to relieve stress, although time...
18 Dec 2016
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has found that frequent sauna bathing may be linked to a reduction in the risk of dementia in men.
The study looked at of 2,315 healthy men, aged 42-60 years who were participating...
10 Dec 2016
When parents have a history of depression, teens are at greater risk for developing the disorder themselves, and signs of being irritable, anxious and fearful may precede a first episode of depression, a recent study suggests....
10 Dec 2016
Yoga could be beneficial to patients suffering from prehypertension (slightly elevated blood pressure), according to a study presented December 8 at the Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India.
Researchers at the Sir...
10 Dec 2016
Women who have a sunny outlook on life may live longer than their peers who take a dimmer view of the world, a recent study suggests.
Researchers analyzed data collected over eight years on about 70,000 women and found that the most...
03 Dec 2016
Mohamed Hagras stands barechested as dozens of honeybees congregate around his face, eventually forming what he calls the "Beard of Bees". To attract the insects he has a box housing their queen's hormones strapped to his...