Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year--What You Need to Know

Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year–What You Need to Know

Americans take Advil (Ibuprofen) to minimize pain associated with headaches, back, and muscle pain. The remedy may stop the pain temporarily, but it does...

That Starbucks Coffee You're Drinking Might Have 3x More Sugar than a Coke

A recent study by Action on Sugar, a British campaign group, found that some of the more flavorful Starbucks drinks can contain up to...
Health check the science of hangry or why some people get grumpy when theyre hungry

Health Check: the science of 'hangry', or why some people get grumpy when they're...

Have you ever snapped angrily at someone when you were hungry? Or has someone snapped angrily at you when they were hungry? If so, you’ve experienced “hangry” (an amalgam of hungry and angry) – the phenomenon whereby some people get grumpy and short-tempered when they’re overdue for a feed.

Health Check: five ways to get a better night's sleep

We devote around seven to eight hours to sleep each night in adulthood and ten to 12 hours in childhood. This amounts to around 200,000 hours in our first 60 years of life.

Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

Modern society has been engineered for sitting. As a result, humans spend more time off their feet than ever before. However, recent studies show that all...
Matcha – Even More Powerful Than Regular Green Tea

Matcha – Even More Powerful Than Regular Green Tea?

Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. It has all sorts of health benefits, such as weight loss and improved...

Eating Well Is More Than Just What You Eat

As the new year rolls on and people consider the resolutions they have already broken, we’re being flooded with advice on what to eat.

The science behind why you love a weekend lie-in

Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life’s great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others.

The sun goes down on Vitamin D: why I changed my mind about this...

Everyone loves D, the sunshine vitamin. Doctors, patients and the media have been enamoured with vitamin D supplements for decades. As well as their clear benefit in curing severe vitamin D deficiencies, endless headlines hail their magical ability to reduce a vast range of conditions from dementia to cancer.

Why children who sleep more get better grades

Sleep plays a fundamental role in the way we learn. Emerging evidence makes a compelling case for the importance of sleep for language learning, memory, executive function, problem solving and behaviour during childhood.

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