Meditation and yoga affect the brain's stress response system to help us feel more relaxed. They can even lower our blood pressure.
Universities need to work with staff, students and the community to ensure their health policies are effective.
The watch that counts the steps, the ring that records the quality of sleep: devices analysing data to improve well-being make you dream. But many still serve as gadgets.
An international comparison of life expectancy rates has raised alarm bells for the UK.
More than half of us will have a nose bleed at some point in our life, probably more than once. But why do they actually happen, and are they a cause for concern?
Truck drivers in Canada are exposed to many health risks. The horrific Humboldt bus crash should be a wake-up call for new regulations and wellness programs within the industry.
Financial institutions and stores judge our credit-worthiness based on how we handle our money. But we should be cautious of letting others compile our health data into a "wellness report."
Research shows that virtue in all areas of life contributes to good physical, emotional, mental and interpersonal health. It is, in fact, good for you to be good.
In a developed country like the UK, why can life expectancy within just a few miles differ by as much as 18 years?
The average office desk is said to contain 400 times more germs than a toilet seat.
A new wave of research is looking at how drugs we're already familiar with can be used in prenancy to improve outcomes for unborn babies.
Can a ketogenic diet really help you lose weight? Here's what the research says.
People with dementia can become agitated or distressed when the temperature isn't right, but some aged-care facilities aren't designed or operated to keep them comfortable.
Good news for cheese-lovers: all five experts said no.
Is the belief in art’s healing power just wishful thinking, or is there something to it?
About 15 million Nigerian children work - the highest rate in West Africa.
Several studies on locavores – people who go out of their way to buy foods and other products from local sources – explore the beliefs and values that makes them tick.
Societies that are happier than others would be reflecting more confidence and trust in their institutions and economic systems.
In the hunt for the next Messi, conventional wisdom favours football players with lots of experience at an early age. Research and England's example may advocate a different approach.
If you're worried about food poisoning at your next barbecue, wait until you see what's for pudding.