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?
Morning penile erections affect all males, even males in the womb and male children.
Anti-ageing cosmetics are common and many contain forms of vitamin A, but are there any risks using vitamin A on your skin during pregnancy?
It’s no wonder people are confused about whether it’s good to eat cheese, when even food experts are divided.
It is estimated 30% of the general population have experienced moderate to severe dizziness at least once in their lifetime.
Choosing a toothbrush is relatively simple. But how on earth do you decide between the 50-odd toothpastes on the supermarket shelves?
Our internal body clock is set via a combination of biology (nature), light exposure and social scheduling (nurture).
Vaginal discharge varies in consistency, texture, smell, taste and volume in the same woman from day to day, week to week, month to month and beyond.
Allergens that trigger hay fever can also trigger asthma attacks in people with allergic asthma.