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Raising body temperature relieves depression symptoms, small study finds

Raising the body temperature of depressed volunteers to the equivalent of a mild fever improved their symptoms of major depression for as long as...

Common antimicrobial agent triclosan rapidly disrupts gut bacteria

A new study suggests that triclosan, an antimicrobial and antifungal agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and even...

Why you’ll live longer if your mother ate lots of beans and your father...

You are what you eat, goes the saying. But perhaps more apt would be: you are what your mother ate. For there is growing...

Acne ‘cleared up’ by a dose of green tea: Antioxidant properties have anti-inflammatory and...

Green tea has been tested as a treatment for acne. In a month-long study, women given a green tea supplement, equivalent to a glass of...
headache

The key to easing migraines, wear SUNGLASSES: Lenses that only allow narrow band of...

A special pair of sunglasses could one day help ease symptoms in those that suffer the agony of the crippling migraines. The idea hinges on...

Exercise not diet IS the key to weight loss: Physical activity is ‘magic bullet’...

Regular exercise bears the closest resemblance to a 'magic bullet' to combat the worldwide epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease, experts have suggested. The statistics...
stress

Stressed? Don’t worry! Being busy gives you a sharper mind and better memory

If you have too much to do, don’t get stressed, get smug. Research shows that busy people have sharper minds and better memories. Scientists say that...

Revealed, the five ‘hidden killers’ that could send you to an early grave

Loneliness and losing your sense of smell have been included on a list of ‘hidden killers’ that could deny you a long and healthy...

Are your children’s technology habits putting their grades at risk? Texting while watching TV...

Children who spend too much time watching television and playing video games may be damaging more than just their physical health. According to new research,...
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