When we tuck into a bacon sandwich, few of us wonder what has happened to the other parts of the pig whose life has been sacrificed so we can enjoy a juicy breakfast.
From the Japanese to the Russians, the Greeks to the Kuna Indians of Panama, every culture has its own secrets to better health and longer life.
Ballabgarh in northern India has unusually low levels of Alzheimer's disease. More than 820,000 people in the UK are living with dementia, a number that is expected to double by 2051. Is there anything that can be learnt from this region to slow the trend?
A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.
While we know that it’s important to drink water for optimal physical functioning, a 2009 Tufts University survey found that a lack of adequate water consumption also has a tangible impact on our mood.
Over the last decade, the percentage of Americans who say they pray for their health rose by 36 percent, the researchers say.
People who regularly practice yoga have a significantly lower risk of having episodes of atrial fibrillation - abnormal heart rhythm (irregular heartbeat) caused by unusual generation of electrical signals in the heart. Atrial fibrillation is a major cause of stroke among elderly individuals.
The name Psychoneuroimmunology was provided in 1975, by Dr. Robert Ader, director of the division of behavioural and psychosocial medicine at New York's University of Rochester The University of Rochester (UR) is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian research university located in Rochester, New York.
Getting on your knees and looking to the heavens may really bring comfort during tough times, new research finds.
World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) 2011 is observed worldwide to create awareness in the public about the ill-effects of tobacco consumption, which can lead to an early death.