People aged 70 and over who exercise regularly have the bodies of 40-year-olds

It’s never too late to start exercising — and the results are impressive.

Why do people self-harm? New study offers surprising answers

Definitely an unexpected finding.

Golden labs seem to be healthier than their chocolate cousins — and we’re not sure why

Who’s a good boy? All dogs, that’s who. But some have more problems than others.

Sexual assault and harassment has long-lasting consequences on women

The fact that so many women go through this is nothing if not disturbing

The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins

It’s not all good when you’re tall.

Here’s why it doesn’t get dark when you blink

It’s not magic — it’s science.

Kidney stones form like any rock, may hold day-by-day history of your body’s health

We’re all Stonebenders in our kidneys!

What big tobacco companies don’t want you to know about smuggling

The scale of this conspiracy is shocking.

Combining antibiotics may be more effective, new study suggests

The whole can be greater or smaller than the sum of its parts.

When organ donation meets religion

Let’s talk about nasty things that save lives.

Coffee consumption might actually protect your heart, new study concludes

Good news, everyone!

Mangoes may improve your cardiovascular and gut health, new study shows

When the doctors say you should eat delicious fruit… you probably should.

Mediterranean diet may reduce negative effects of air pollution

Want to help your body fight pollution? Cut down on the meat and dairy, eat some more fruits and veggies!

Want to keep a young heart? Try exercising 4-5 times a week

If you want to maintain a healthy and young body, you’d best start working.

Mock lunar dust kills cultured cells, alters DNA — raising concerns about the real thing’s toxicity


More than just relaxation: Frequent sauna bathing reduces risk of stroke

Saunas are good for your heart, science suggests.

Five simple lifestyle habits could improve your life expectancy by over a decade

Five things can help you live longer and be healthier.

When mitochondria break down so do our minds, new research shows

When power runs low, neurons start going haywire.

Empathy might also be part genetic, a new study concludes

Don’t blame it on genetics though.

Antidepressants do work, largest ever analysis suggests

It’s the biggest antidepressant review, and it has encouraging conclusions.