Do you know the keys to longevity?



From exercise and coffee to diet and pets, see how much you know about longevity.



13 hormone-disrupting chemicals (and how to avoid them)



Do you know which chemicals might make your family sick? Here's a list of EWG's 'Dirty Dozen' and what you can do to avoid them.



5 ways mindfulness improves your brain



The benefits of mindfulness keep piling up, from growing grey matter to helping you master your emotional responses.



10 foods that are natural laxatives



These homemade remedies may help relieve a simple case of constipation.



Why do some people remember their dreams more than others?



From your age to your gender to your personality, there are lots of reasons you may or may not recall your dreams.



13 superfoods you should be eating



These dietary dynamos fight everything from cholesterol to cancer, helping you live a longer, healthier life.



Homemade sunscreen won't protect your skin



With DIY sunscreen recipes, you have no idea if you'll be protected from the sun's harmful rays.



14 tips to help you wake up feeling amazing



Ready for some clean sleep? A bedtime routine and quality bedding are some sleep hygiene secrets.



Where do bedbugs come from?



Bed bugs have been documented as early as the first century. Originating in tropical climates, bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers, stowing away in luggage, hand



58 ways to live a longer life



The fountain of youth may be elusive, but there are plenty of things you can do to give your longevity a boost.



How to keep biking at 96 years old



Dutch cyclist Egbert Brasjen started riding at age 65 and just kept on going.



Don't wash your face in the shower



It's efficient and we all do it, but guess what? It's not great for your skin. Here's why you shouldn't wash your face in the shower.



Do you smell the same smells I do?



How we experience different scents is in our genes, and a change in one olfactory receptor can matter. Plus, there are some who smell things that aren't there.



9 unusual ways air pollution harms your health



Air pollution is so pervasive it even affects babies in the womb and causes long-term mental and physical health problems.



Why you need acquaintances, not just BFFs



Low-stakes relationships are key for your well-being and can make you feel part of a community.




Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse



Other factors besides the bacteria H. pylori could cause peptic ulcer recurrence and, according to new research, lack of quality sleep is chief among these.



Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream



With regular use the chemicals in your sunscreen can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels high enough to raise health concerns.



Elderberry compounds help minimise flu symptoms



New evidence shows how active compounds in elderberries strengthen immune response and act directly on the flu virus to keep it from infecting human cells.



Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment



Acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends, say US researchers.



Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity



A food ingredient widely used in baked goods, animal feeds and artificial flavorings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.



Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids



New research demonstrates that dietary omega-3 and omega-6 may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children exposed to indoor air pollution.



Berberine/silymarin combo supports cardiometabolic health



Taking a combination of the herbal remedies berberine and silymarin can improve blood lipid levels and fasting blood sugar levels, says a new meta-anaylsis.



Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure



Blueberries contain antioxidant pigments called anthocyanins which can help maintain vascular health and lower blood pressure.



Get more B vitamins to protect your brain



A new study has highlighted the role of B-group vitamins in reducing oxidative stress and maintaining brain health in adults.



Get fit for a healthy gut



New research is helping to build a picture of how connected our body systems are and provide information that can lead to more holistic approaches to managing health and wellbeing.