While experts generally agree that drinking alcohol in moderation is OK, having too much alcohol has been linked to a slew of serious health problems like liver disease, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and certain cancers. For the study, researchers analyzed the drinking history, alcohol
If you’re like most people, your smartphone is probably within reach pretty much all of the time. But new research from the University of Texas at Austin suggests you might want to rethink that habit.
The study uses new ways of measuring aging, combined with projections from the U.N., and predicts that population aging (when the median age rises in a country because of increasing life expectancy and lower fertility rates) will end in the U.S. before the end of the century. Population aging is often
“I want to be more forgetful!” said no one, ever, but a group of scientists now say that forgetfulness might not be as bad as you think—it could help your brain work more efficiently. In the paper, researchers Paul Frankland, a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research’s Child &
A new study on treatment for a type of lung cancer has found that people who undergo immunotherapy have fewer serious side effects than those who undergo chemo.
You’ve probably heard at some point that Americans aren’t getting enough vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin that helps promote healthy bones. Unfortunately, new research has found that a significant number of people are taking daily vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels, and some
For a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, researchers raised mice on a balanced diet up until their teenage years, when some of the mice switched to a diet that wasn’t so balanced and some kept on with their perfectly balanced menu. The teen mice who were fed a poorly rounded diet consumed
Michelle Obama left the White House months ago, but she says in a new Instagram post that she’s kept one habit from her first lady days: She regularly works out with her friends. “When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends,” she wrote in the caption next
The researchers in a recent study concluded that this is the “first empirical data that heterosexual women select partners who resemble their brothers.”
The concept of multi-masking is simple: The different areas of your face have different needs, so you use a variety of masks at once to meet targeted skin issues. It all seems a little time-consuming. Still, is it worth the hype?
The research, which was published in the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, involved three different studies that tested nearly 400 people on their mind-wandering habits, as well as how much grit, i.e. For the first study, participants were asked to fill out an online questionnaire about how
A woman had no idea she was pregnant, until she gave birth on the sidewalk. Boston-area TV station WCVB-TV reports that Christine Harvey told her boyfriend, Doug Rogers, on Monday that she was having severe cramps. The cramps were so bad that Harvey arranged for a friend to take her to the hospital
No one would ever claim that French fries are as healthy as having a salad, but they seem pretty harmless overall. Now, new research has found a link between the junk food and a higher risk of death.
Scientists found that a dad’s presence and behavior can have an impact on his daughter’s sexual experiences — especially an older daughter.
New studies say mind reading is real, sort of. The test, which was called the “Reading the Mind in the Eyes” test, found that some people can quickly interpret what another person is thinking or feeling just by looking at their eyes. Scientists also did genetic testing on the participants and found
Should you say goodbye to your favorite diet soda? New research points to yes, going as far as to say that drinking any kind of soda is a really bad idea for pregnant women — and could negatively impact the future health of the unborn child. The study, which was published in the International Journal
Catching a cold can seem pretty random: If you’re in the vicinity of someone with a cold, you might get it … or you might not, and the reasoning isn’t always clear. Now, scientists say how well your parents got along when you were a child may be a factor in your susceptibility.
According to preliminary results from a new study that was presented on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, partners of people suffering from insomnia, i.e. For the study, researchers asked 31 partners of people who were seeking treatment for insomnia to answer
It’s known that the foods you choose can affect your risk for disease. A new study suggests that drinking tea may be good for you — if you’re a woman.
In a video going around on Facebook, someone uses what looks like curved scissors crossed with tweezers to gently squeeze and pull pus out of a person’s skin.
Women with curly hair can struggle for years to find hair care that works for them, and some still never find a perfect routine. Reddit user capslockramen opened up about her curly hair journey on the subreddit r/curlyhair and received almost 20,000 views and more than 760 comments in less than a day
A Swedish study says that a person’s sense of sight and smell alone are enough to raise a red flag that someone is ill even before there are obvious signs.
Pine uses a flip phone because “I just like the simple … I don’t want to be connected so much.” Experts who study stress and anxiety say he's onto something.