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Non-financial Assets Key to Long Life

Non-financial assets key to 100-year life, according to London Business School expert Investing in non-financial assets such as friends and family is crucial to living...

High-intensity Workouts Won’t Work for Most People

The allure of high-intensity interval training is simple -- go all-out for as little as one minute and reap the benefits of a 45...

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Here Is The Answer

There’s a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs. It has to do with their brains, specifically the number...

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Suppresses Immune System

Many people report getting sick when they don't get enough sleep. A new study helps explain why. Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of...

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Risk of Weight Gain

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a...

The Secret to Being Cool: Try Smiling

For many people, one of the unspoken rules for being cool is maintaining an emotionally inexpressive attitude. This message is reinforced through advertisements where...

Using Many Social Media Sites Tied to Depression

Use of multiple platforms is more strongly associated with depression and anxiety among young adults, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media,...

Improving Diet Quality Reduces Risk of Premature Death

People who improve the quality of their diets over time, eating more whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and fish and less red and processed...

Red Alert: New map shows countries that exceed air pollution limits

A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Information...

Salty Diet Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty

We've all heard it: eating salty foods makes you thirstier. But what sounds like good nutritional advice turns out to be not true in...

A Link Between Mind Wandering, Giving Up

People whose minds tend to wander are less likely to stick to their long-term goals, according to new research led by the University of...

Fitbit May Turn Teens Off Exercising

Fitness tracker makers would have you believe that all that stands between you and the motivation to get up off your couch and get...

How Happy You Are Dictates How Healthy You Are

Happy people are healthier and live longer. By now this notion is supposed to be a common belief that dictates lifestyle choices. Chronic unhappiness...

Attractive People Have A Harder Time Landing Low-Level Jobs

There’s been a good amount of research showing that work life is generally easier for good-looking people: They tend to earn more, they’re hired...

Online Social Communities Can Help You Stop Smoking

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study...

UAE’s First Weight Loss App Helps You Lose 2-4Kgs in a...

First scientific online and app based weight loss program, ‘weightmonitor UAE’ has been launched with the aim of curbing runaway obesity in the region,...

Why Lying about Santa Is Good for Your Children

Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for children. Unfortunately, between elaborate Elf on the Shelf staging and fending off questions about Santa,...

Breast Cancer Linked to Bacterial Imbalances

Bacteria that live in the body, known as the microbiome, influence many diseases. Most research has been done on the "gut" microbiome, or bacteria...