Who says sex is best in the bedroom? According to a new survey, Germans prefer to make love in the bathroom.
A poll conducted by online dating site AshleyMadison.com, which helps married people look for potential extramarital flings, revealed the top ten restaurants for cheaters to meet.
People who are born during famines are more likely to develop diabetes later in life compared to those not born during famines, according to a new study.
Diabetes now affects 4.7 percent of the UK population or about 3 million people, according to data available from a study conducted by Diabetes UK and Tesco.
For smokers who are thinking of leaving the habit, here is another incentive to do so. In a recent study undertaken and published by The British Journal of Psychiatry, it was observed that the level of anxiety was less in smokers who quit smoking and refrained from smoking even after six months. The study was conducted taking 491 smokers who attend National Health Service smoking cessation clinics in England. The data was then followed up with another study after 6 months.
The findings of a new study have revealed a not-so-surprising link about reality beauty show watchers and their tanning habits. Most celebrities on television showcase a perfectly toned and tanned body and pretty obviously, a large number of viewers get influenced and motivated to display such looks, at the cost of risking their health. The research has established that people who tune in to reality beauty shows on television are much more likely to use tanning lamps and to tan outdoors than people who do not watch such shows, Medical Xpress reports.
In a new study, researchers have revealed that about a fifth of Britons do not change their bed sheets even once a month. The startling results mean that they could be accumulating a whole lot of health problems, ranging from asthma and rhinitis to eczema, warns a leading allergy expert according to MailOnline.
We are all aware that exercise is important for us not only for the sake of good looks, but also to maintain a healthy life. But then, not many people find the time to follow a structured and strict regime of exercising. However, researchers say that it is not necessary for a person to follow a structured pattern of exercising or to give away a chunk of time everyday to physical activity. If one has a lifestyle that includes active engagement in physical activity for less than 10 minutes multiple times a day, they can benefit in the same way as they would from more structured exercise.
The most wonderful thing on a winter morning is the warm embrace of a blanket and a lazy day spent mostly sleeping. But don't let the comfort of your cozy bed keep you from continuing your daily health exercise routine. Stay active and keep that body moving, no matter what the temperature outside.
While children belonging to minority and lower economic classes are known to be the most likely to be obese, new data suggests that things may have taken a turn for the good, with data showing a slight decrease in the rate of obesity among such children. It was earlier reported that the rate of extreme obesity kept rising among in preschoolers from the years 1998 to 2003. However, now it seems that the situation is under control and the data indicates decreased rate of obesity in 2010.
Exercising is not only the best way to have a fabulous body, but also adds extra years to life, says a new study. The study suggests that adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines every week live longer than others. Janssen, Ph.D., of Queen's University in Ontario, Canada and fellow researchers, for the study, compared the life expectancy of adults who were inactive, moderately active and highly active.
So you may be telling yourself that not completely quitting on smoking and cutting down to one cigarette a day won't do much harm. But researchers say that even women who smoke as little as one cigarette a day are at high risks of dying suddenly from heart attack and other heart problems. According to Canadian researchers, the risk for these women double when compared to women who don't smoke at all and the risk is particularly high for long-term smokers. However, the threat can be reversed in five years if women quit smoking completely.
Children's obesity is a concern for many parents these days, leaving them clueless as to how to strike a perfect balance feeding their child a healthy food, and not overfeeding them either.
Pretty lips or sharper brain? You may have to make a choice between the two by the time you finish reading this report. Experts warn that even low levels lead exposure could affect one's IQ, behavior and ability to learn, and after studying 22 lipstick brands, they have found that 55 percent contained trace amounts of the toxic element. A report by Underwriters Laboratories suggests that 12 of the lip products sampled and examined tested positive for lead content, with the highest content being 3.22 parts per million, the Daily Mail reported.
Most college goers suffer from "Freshman 15," weight gain experienced by those living independently for the first time. This happens basically because they are unable to make right decisions about their diet and exercise, away from home.
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.