How hunger shuts off chronic pain
Scientists reveal how the brain suppresses chronic pain and prioritises hunger necessary for survival.
Cooking methods for meat determine high blood pressure risk
Consuming well-done beef, chicken or fish may increase your risk of developing high blood pressure.
Colour me happy
Our faces will convey emotions through colour on our faces even when we don’t move a muscle.
Drinking alcohol makes your heart beat faster
A study concludes that the more alcohol you drink, the higher your heart rate gets.
How fitness levels can affect the risk of dementia in women
Women with a high-level of physical fitness in midlife were 90 percent less likely to develop dementia in later years.
Does playing video games result in better driving skills?
A study explores the relationship between driving skills in novice drivers and age, sport participation and playing video games.
How allergies to cow's milk affect height and weight in kids
Children with cow’s milk allergies remain shorter and lighter when compared to children with peanut and tree nut allergies.
Gut bacteria can trigger autoimmune response
Bacteria found in the gut can travel to other organs and trigger an autoimmune response.
Is stress contagious?
Stress transmitted from one to another can cause changes in the brain the same way as real stress does.
Lifesaving heart medication won’t work during exercise
Researchers discover that certain life-saving medication may not work well during exercise.
How parents feel when adult children return to the empty nest
When adult children return home to an empty nest, it causes a significant decline in parents’ quality of life.
Logo recognition in children leads to unhealthy food choices
Kids who identify the logo of a food and beverage brand are likely to prefer food low in nutrition.
How to talk to your pet dog
The way we talk is important in building a bond with pet dogs, according to new research.
How skin bacteria can protect you
Skin microbiome may offer protection against the risks of skin cancer.
Laughter can inspire climate change activism
Humour can be as effective a motivator as fear in inspiring people to pursue climate change activism.
How your healing touch can take away pain
Holding the hand of your loved one who is in pain will result in diminished pain for your partner.
Red wine may prevent gum disease
Researchers suggest that sipping red wine may have beneficial effects on our oral health.
Virtual Reality uncovers our smelly behaviours
Researchers show for the first time, using virtual reality, how the brain can map a landscape based on smell.
Why growing up in greener areas is good for children
Schoolchildren exposed to green areas have larger volumes of white and grey brain matter associated with better cognitive function.
Jymmin- a new way to feel less pain
A new alternative to managing chronic pain is a mixture of working out on gym machines and musical jamming.