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7 signs of a toxic relationship you should know

Feel like you could be in a toxic relationship with a friend or significant other? A toxic relationship can start out perfectly healthy, but over...

You may overeat when dining with friends and family

In a new study, researchers found people eat more with friends and family than when dining alone - a possible throwback to our early...

Scientists prove what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Scientists at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management have established a causal relationship between failure and future success, proving German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's adage...

4 reasons why we’ll never see another show like ‘Friends’

On Sept. 22, 1994, six telegenic 20-somethings frolicked in a fountain in front of credits that announced the arrival of “Friends,” a new NBC...

Being an optimist may help you live longer

In a new study, researchers found being optimistic could help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and early death. They found that optimists had a 35% lower...

Shopping addiction is a real disorder

UK-based healthcare group the Priory is well-known for treating gambling, sex, drug, alcohol and computing addictions – especially of the rich and famous. Now it...

Having sex in older age could make you happier and healthier

Sexual activity is an essential part of intimate relationships, though it tends to decline as people get older. But although research shows that frequency of...

This personality trait may predict how often you exercise

In a new study, researchers found people who make concrete plans to meet their goals may engage in more physical activity, including visits to...

Never make big decisions on an empty stomach, new study shows

We all know that food shopping when hungry is a bad idea. In a new study, researchers suggest that people might want to avoid making...

How people with psychopathic personality control their ‘dark impulses’

People with psychopathic traits are predisposed toward antisocial behavior that can result in "unsuccessful" outcomes such as incarceration. However, many individuals with psychopathic traits are...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...