Wine has long been known for its disinfecting and cleansing properties. So can it kill flu and other bugs? And what about other types of alcohol?
The more you exercise, the more your body adapts to it. Here's how you can improve the gains from your training.
Many of us would have seen, if not tried, various products claiming to clean the dirt out of our pores. But do we need to?
Depending on the overall quality of your diet and intake of saturated fats, you may need to swap your butter for margarine.
Many of us cover our faces with foundation and other beauty products every day. Here's what we know about whether they are doing us damage.
Most pregnant women are aware of the advice to quit smoking, avoid alcohol, and fear soft cheese, but much less is done to avoid stress during pregnancy, despite its harms.
Many people complain their aches and pains get worse in the cold, but there are a number of ways to reduce that discomfort in the winter months.
Fitness, strength and mobility are important for us to live happy and healthy lives, how much does walking improve these measures?
Some people can feel drowsy or can't concentrate days after an operation. While it's easy to blame the anaesthetics, the real picture is usually more complicated.
If you're not sure why you need a urine test or the right way to collect a sample, here's what you need to know.
Regular caffeine intake makes us tolerant to the effect on irregular users of wanting to go to the toilet.
People have long been fascinated with sleepwalkers. Is it dangerous?
They say 'men sweat, while women glow'. But new research shows gender is not the reason for different levels of sweating.
Companies such as Google, Nike and Ben & Jerry’s encourage or allow napping at work, providing employees with napping facilities such as napping pods and quiet rooms where they can nap if desired.
Period pain usually begins soon after a girl starts menstruating, but commonly gets better as she gets older.
There are several things that can cause bloating and a few things you can do to help prevent it, like avoiding certain foods and exercising.
There is no evidence supporting claims that cooking or heating food in the microwave can give you cancer or food poisoning.
Whether cheap or expensive, sunglasses play a crucial role in eye protection against ultraviolet radiation.
Regardless of how they are consumed, alcohol and other drugs eventually make their way into the brain via the bloodstream. Once there, they affect how messages are sent through the brain.
Common warts can be hard to treat. No wonder people turn to home remedies, like duct tape and vinegar. But do they really work?