We don't have evidence that can point us to the exact purpose of yawning. But there are several theories.
Research shows eating foods with a lower glycaemic load, and more fruits and vegetables, will improve your complexion.
It's not just elite sportspeople who get muscle cramps. If you've ever experienced one, you'll know how painful they are. But why do we get them, and is there anything to be done?
The only way to prevent a stye is to keep your eyelids clean and free of grime that can block your glands.
Here are some of the more popular sports supplements on the market today, separated into categories based on how effective and safe research shows they are.
If you're tossing and turning in the middle of the night, these techniques may help you to nod off.
Some parents think their four-year-old boy's emotional outbursts and aggressive behaviour can be blamed on their hormones. Here's why that's a myth.
There are two schools of thought to explain people's height phobias: evolutionary and behavioural.
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?