How a sense of purpose helps you sleep well: Study finds those who feel their lives have meaning are less likely to suffer insomnia

Having a good reason to get out of bed in the morning can help you sleep better at night, research … More

Indestructible Tardigrades will survive everything but the death of the sun: Hardy creatures will be the last animals alive on the planet

Tardigrades will be the last surviving species on Earth and could live through any doomsday event, scientists have claimed. Also … More

Dangers of a hot husband: Women with attractive partners suffer bad self esteem and are more likely to develop an eating disorder, study claims

Women with attractive husbands are more likely to develop an eating disorder. Research from Florida State University shows wives who … More

Marijuana breathalyzer breakthrough as scientists reveal ‘bomb sniffing’ technique that could lead to reliable roadside tests

While law enforcement officials can test for alcohol intoxication in a matter of seconds with the help of breathalyzers determining … More

Study finds that a FATHER’S interest in a child’s life is key to their educational success… but mothers have NO effect

The study, which asked children ranging from 12 to 15 years old how interested they thought their parents were in … More

Millions of mothers are missing out on vital breastfeeding support due to underfunding, new survey reveals

Millions of new mothers are missing out on vital breastfeeding support, a new survey has revealed. Breastfeeding helps reduce the … More

Cadaver dogs find ‘the lonely spot under a tree on deserted island where Amelia Earhart died’

Bone-sniffing dogs may have found the lonely spot on an deserted island where Amelia Earhart died as a castaway. Four … More

Don’t forget to put sunscreen on your eyelids: Shocking UV pictures show we miss 10% of our face when applying sun cream, leaving us open to cancer

We’ve all heard the warnings: excessive sun exposure damages our skin and can lead to skin cancer. But it’s easy enough … More

BOXING burns more calories than running, gym workouts and sex, survey reveals

Stepping into the ring is the best way to shed the pounds, a new survey has revealed. Boxers can burn … More

Why are crisps SO addictive? The cunning tricks companies employ to keep you diving back in (from the perfect shape to the satisfying crunch)

  I’m not alone. We are a nation of crisp fanatics, consuming about six billion packets a year. That’s one … More

Ejaculating at least 21 times a month significantly reduces a man’s risk of prostate cancer

How the study was carried out   Researchers from Harvard University analyzed 31,925 healthy men who completed a questionnaire about … More

Is too much booze making you fat? Expert says one glass of wine is the calorie equivalent of a DOUGHNUT… and could see you piling on 11 kilos a year

The Perth-based expert, who is supporting Dry July this year, explained that alcohol is high in energy – and just four cocktails … More

Walking slowly is an indicator of dementia brought on by brain shrinkage, scientists discover for the first time

Scientists have long believed that a slower walking pace in older people may be linked to dementia. Now a team … More

Want to improve your memory? Try eating CHOCOLATE! Cocoa beans contain chemicals that boost brainpower

Those looking to improve their memory are unlikely to turn to chocolate for help. But a new study backs up … More

Could this PILLOWCASE transform your hair? Product spun from mulberry silk linen claims to spell the end of frizzy locks for good

It’s every woman’s dream to wake up with smooth, lustrous hair but for most the reality is very different. Eight … More

Repeated bouts of diarrhea linked to PARKINSON’S disease due to build-up of gut protein which infects the brain

People prone to stomach bugs and diarrhea may also have a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease, a new study suggests. … More

Why your child’s well-being at school could be written in the stars: Those born later in the year are less likely to fall behind their peers

Your child’s well-being at school could all depend on what month they are born, according to new research. A study … More

How we’re consuming 50% MORE than the safe limit: Average drinker downs 21 units of alcohol each week

The average drinker is risking their health by downing ten and a half glasses of wine a week, figures reveal. … More

Why you should go natural: Hair dye and chemical relaxers can elevate the risk of developing breast cancer, study suggests

  Common salon hair treatments can drastically increase the risk of breast cancer, a study suggests. Researchers at Rutgers University … More

Your health may be written in the stars: How the month you were born affects which diseases you are likely to get

The month of your birth can affect which diseases will afflict you, according to new research. Seasonal changes in ultraviolet … More