Why do we yawn?

“Yawning may have the dubious distinction of being the least understood, common human behaviour,” said Professor Provine, a...

Confession: what I really need for better health—nutrition, sleep, pain relief, and more.

lightning attack

Globally, lightning strikes about 44 times per second, often harmlessly between clouds and within clouds. But cloud to ground lightning...

control your cravings

Many of us crave food when we’re not hungry—but there are ways of keeping those hankerings at bay.

Life with cystic fibrosis

“Everyone with cystic fibrosis is unique and will have their own relationship with cystic fibrosis and their own range of symptoms...

An Oxford scientist explains muscular dystrophy

Your body contains approximately 700 individual muscles anchored to your skeleton, allowing you to move. Equally important are those...

toothbrushes

According to the Oral Health Foundation, “the number of teeth we have is a reliable indicator for how long we are going to live...

All you need to know about Barrett's Oesophagus

Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and Burrill Bernard Crohn all have well-known medical conditions named after them. It...

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