Cluttered rooms stress us out - and 'Tidying up' does calm our minds, psychologist says 

CLUTTERED ROOMS STRESS US OUT - AND 'TIDYING UP' DOES CALM OUR MINDS, PSYCHOLOGIST SAYS 

Whether you use famed organization expert Marie Kondo's method or another, getting rid of clutter can promote better mental health,...

Drugs may one day be delivered by ROBOTS we swallow

DRUGS MAY ONE DAY BE DELIVERED BY ROBOTS WE SWALLOW

Scientists from ETH Zurich and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, are developing a robot made of gel and nanoparticles...

 
 
 
40% of medical marijuana users quit taking other prescription drugs, study finds

40% OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA USERS QUIT TAKING OTHER PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, STUDY FINDS

Patients who have a medical marijuana prescription are choosing it over traditional pharmaceuticals, favoring its minimal side effects,...

The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance, court documents allege

THE SACKLER FAMILY WANTED TO SELL OXYCONTIN AS AN UNCONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, COURT DOCUMENTS ALLEGE

A massive filing in the Massachusetts case against the Sackler family contains damning evidence that the family wanted to market the...

 
 
 
Yale University will NOT have birth control vending machines because it violates Connecticut law 

YALE UNIVERSITY WILL NOT HAVE BIRTH CONTROL VENDING MACHINES BECAUSE IT VIOLATES CONNECTICUT LAW 

State laws ban over-the-counter medicine from being sold in vending machines. Instead, Yale Health will provide emergency contraception...

Singer with a rare blood pressure disorder who relies on an oxygen tank to survive

SINGER WITH A RARE BLOOD PRESSURE DISORDER WHO RELIES ON AN OXYGEN TANK TO SURVIVE

Singer and songwriter, Chloe Temtchine, 35, of New York, is inspiring audiences with her sensational voice, and with her bravery after...

 
 
 
'Silencing' the brain cells that interpret pain makes mice immune to discomfort

'SILENCING' THE BRAIN CELLS THAT INTERPRET PAIN MAKES MICE IMMUNE TO DISCOMFORT

A study by Stanford University found blocking the activity of cells in the region of the brain known as the amygdala in mice stopped...

The £47 sperm scanner: Home-testing kit rates your semen samples

THE £47 SPERM SCANNER: HOME-TESTING KIT RATES YOUR SEMEN SAMPLES

The YO Home Sperm Test Kit, costing £46.95, uses a clip-on microscope to film a man's sperm sample and compare its concentration and...

 
 
 
Ebola death toll in Congo reaches 410 as expert warns locals 'don't believe the killer virus exists'

EBOLA DEATH TOLL IN CONGO REACHES 410 AS EXPERT WARNS LOCALS 'DON'T BELIEVE THE KILLER VIRUS EXISTS'

Laurie Garrett, former senior fellow of global health at think-tank Council on Foreign Relations, said cases keep 'popping up unexpectedly...

How are YOUR New Year's resolutions going? These 6 tips could help you stay on track

HOW ARE YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS GOING? THESE 6 TIPS COULD HELP YOU STAY ON TRACK

Dr Meg Arroll, is a psychologist for wellbeing brand Healthspan and author of The Shrinkology Solution. Here she explores research-backed...

 
 
 
Mother has an orange-sized cyst on her head drained by Dr Pimple Popper

MOTHER HAS AN ORANGE-SIZED CYST ON HER HEAD DRAINED BY DR PIMPLE POPPER

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Irais said her growth began as a zit. The Mexican mother, living in California, had her confidence knocked...

Man, 36, has his bowel removed after chronic constipation

MAN, 36, HAS HIS BOWEL REMOVED AFTER CHRONIC CONSTIPATION

The unnamed man, 36, from Sri Lanka, suffers from multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B, which alters bowel movements and causes 'tumour-like...

 
 
 
Viewers left 'sobbing' by the heart-breaking stories of brain unit patients on Hospital

VIEWERS LEFT 'SOBBING' BY THE HEART-BREAKING STORIES OF BRAIN UNIT PATIENTS ON HOSPITAL

Last night's episode of Hospital, shown on BBC Two, followed 'inspiring' staff and patients at The Walton Centre, a specialist unit...

Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their brains are healthy

FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE ARE AT GREATER RISK OF GETTING DEMENTIA, EVEN WHEN THEIR BRAINS ARE HEALTHY

Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are...

 
 
 
Violent action films DON'T cause more violence among teenagers, say psychiatrists  

VIOLENT ACTION FILMS DON'T CAUSE MORE VIOLENCE AMONG TEENAGERS, SAY PSYCHIATRISTS  

The study comes just days Britain's ratings body the British Board of Film Classification , ruled that under-15s would no longer be...

Vitamin D overtakes vitamin C to become the UK's best-seller, as Britons stock up on 'sunshine drug'

VITAMIN D OVERTAKES VITAMIN C TO BECOME THE UK'S BEST-SELLER, AS BRITONS STOCK UP ON 'SUNSHINE DRUG'

The ‘sunshine vitamin' - produced naturally by the body when the skin is exposed to the sun - has overtaken vitamin C, found in fruit...

 
 
 
Every three seconds somebody in the UK has an asthma attack, 'shocking' figures show

EVERY THREE SECONDS SOMEBODY IN THE UK HAS AN ASTHMA ATTACK, 'SHOCKING' FIGURES SHOW

More people are having asthma attacks than five years ago, data suggests. Charity Asthma UK said. Kelly May, 31, from London, has had...

Why you should never ignore an unusual rash on your child

WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER IGNORE AN UNUSUAL RASH ON YOUR CHILD

Mother-of-two Bindy Scott, from Queensland, found out the hard way that the rash on her son Tommy's body was more than just a viral...

 
 
 
Couples who laugh together stay together, scientists discover

COUPLES WHO LAUGH TOGETHER STAY TOGETHER, SCIENTISTS DISCOVER

A study by the University of Kansas found that inside jokes 'affirm your relationship through laughter' and are an important indicator...

Do NOT put parsley in your vagina! Doctors make warning after 'irresponsible' Marie Claire article

DO NOT PUT PARSLEY IN YOUR VAGINA! DOCTORS MAKE WARNING AFTER 'IRRESPONSIBLE' MARIE CLAIRE ARTICLE

When asked about the strange suggestion to use parsley, Dr Shazia Malik, a London-based obstetrician-gynaecologist, said there is 'no...

 
 
 



Day 100: Turn The Page

Day 100: Turn The Page

Hi friends - I'm officially on Day 100 of my 100 Day Project of posting a blog every single day. It feels kind of surreal that it's actually Day 100, and it's really crazy to... Read more ...

Can Negative Ions Improve Your Mood?

Can Negative Ions Improve Your Mood?

Hola chiquitas and chiquitos and chiquites... I'm a tiny bit thrown off right now because I thought I was on Day 100 of my 100 Days of Blogging, but I'm actually only on Day... Read more ...

The most powerful and effective home remedies you can use instead of ibuprofen

The most powerful and effective home remedies you can use instead of ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a type of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is often used to relieve pain, fever, and inflammation related to a wide range of health conditions. Some... Read more ...

It's part of how society works: Study finds children and chimpanzees WANT...

It's part of how society works: Study finds children and chimpanzees WANT justified punishments for antisocial people - does this explain our polarized politics?

A fascinating new study has shed light on one aspect of human behavior that doesn't tend to get a lot of attention, and that is the delight that some people take in seeing... Read more ...

Social Behaviors Could Be Influenced By Cerebellum Activity: Study

Social Behaviors Could Be Influenced By Cerebellum Activity: Study

A direct connection between the cerebellum and an area of the brain involved in controlling reward and motivational behaviors have been found in this study. This area is... Read more ...

New Combination Blood Test Helps Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

New Combination Blood Test Helps Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

A simple blood test in combination with an existing test help identify pancreatic cancer well before the advanced and difficult-to-treat stages. Read more ...

Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created

Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created

The technique uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the thymus, the organ in which T cells develop from blood stem cells. Read more ...

BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found to prevent...

BREAKTHROUGH: Vitamin D supplements taken during pregnancy found to prevent autism in children

Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy can prevent the onset of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent animal study showed. Researchers at the University of... Read more ...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell Transplantation

Reactivation Of a Cytomegalovirus After Stem Cell Transplantation Can Be Prevented Using This Technique. Read more ...

High Levels of Erucic Acid in Food Can Affect Your Health

High Levels of Erucic Acid in Food Can Affect Your Health

Eating foods containing high levels of erucic acid can significantly affect your health, reveals a new study. Read more ...