Do naps prevent burnout? Evidence is mounting that sleep may enhance information processing and learning, and can ease irritation and frustration.
The popularity of CrossFit workouts prompted the American Council on Exercise to commission a study to evaluate its effectiveness. Here are the results.
Researchers have found that the genes active in a person’s belly fat are significantly different from those in her thigh fat. Here's what that means.
Assuming you don't buy products with bisphenol A, you should be able to avoid BPA exposure, right?
New research shows that a lack of sleep really can make you sick. Sleeplessness can be directly tied to illnesses, like the common cold.
Grapefruit juice and medicines can interact in unexpected ways, potentially causing very dangerous side effects.
The bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, part of many popular probiotics, can help with many health issues - but how does it work?
Overall, it's not just how many iron-rich foods you have, but what you do with them that makes all the difference.
Impending fatherhood can lower two hormones in men, even before their babies are born, a study has found.
To inspire more people to give blood, the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center addresses 6 common blood donation phobias.
Do you keep hearing about all of the health benefits of probiotics? When are they needed?
Once you start sniffling and sneezing, take action. Here are some tips for managing your seasonal allergies.
Turns out your mom was right: Scratching an itch only makes it worse.
Instead of an apple a day, could a hug a day keep the doctor away? According to research, hugs for health may not be that far-fetched of an idea.
To kill germs and prevent future illness, you have two powerful natural antibiotics available without a prescription. Can you guess what they are?
Some people have naturally won what the rest of us consider to be the genetic lottery: they're tall and they're thin.
Soon, we will be able to get tailored diet advice based on our personal gut microbiome to help us with weight loss and more.
If you feel guilty about taking a mid-day siesta, don't be. Research says midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels.
You always hear, "don’t eat raw cookie dough" - but most people do it anyway. So can you get food poisoning from cookie dough?
When it comes to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, what signs or symptoms should you look for, and how do you prevent them?
Tech neck is the strain on your neck from hours spent looking at mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. So what can you do about it?
Your health may actually be influenced by the season or month in which you were born, according to new research.
Many pets - including dogs, cats, rodents, reptiles and amphibians - can transmit infectious diseases to people. Find out here what you can do to be safer.
Researchers have discovered that vessels directly connecting the brain and the lymphatic system exist - despite decades of doctrine that they don't