Once dubbed as a "useless" part of the body, the appendix might have a biological use after all - immunity.
Being monogamous to one's partner in a relationship can bring a lot of advantages for both your mind and body.
Managing stress optimizes the brain’s cognitive ability to unlearn counterproductive habits and learn new ones that are deemed better and useful some psychology experts say.
A newly-published research suggests that a man’s weight is an influencing genetic factor that increases the risk of their children developing weight-related disorders such as obesity.
A rectal thermometer is the most accurate way to measure body temperature, a new study concluded.
Researchers from Finland and the UK have created a map of where people like and do not like to be touched.
People use facial feature cues to judge men's height, weight and masculinity, a new study reported.
People's genetic makeup could one day be used to create one-of-a-kind diet plans, a new study out of the University of Toronto found.
We often take joint pain and arthritis as granted, as if they are natural signs of aging and are to quite natural. However, this is not true every time. Pain is our body's way of sending a message.
Statistically, minerals make up just four percent of our body, but their role in its effective functioning is crucial.
Who doesn't long for a healthy and perfect body? Everyone. Yet we do little about it. A perfect body builds confidence and wards of diseases.
One of the prime jobs of specialized immune cells, in most of the tissues in the body, is to engulf the billions of dead cells that are generated every day. When these garbage disposals stop doing their job, dead cells and their waste products rapidly pile up, destroying healthy tissues.
Researchers have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles, and bones prone to tearing or breaking.
Since stress is inevitable, learning how to manage and deal with it can be helpful.
Willpower is a response that comes from both brain and the body.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.