We broke down what you can do to take the perfect poop into three categories: how you sit, diet, and exercise.
Turns out, holding in your pee for too long can lead to some pretty big problems down the line. But you'll be okay if you only do it once in a while.
Giving birth changes a mother's brain in many ways. Raising a baby is no easy task for parents. Here's how their brains help deal with their newborns.
Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition showcased the best microscopic footage of the year. The best entries are selected for their beauty and uniqueness. They are helping to answer some of the world’s biggest questions like how to cure cancer by studying melanoma cells or how the human body develops […]
Three ways you can control the quality of your bowel movements are how you sit, what you eat, and exercise. Making changes to your life in these categories can improve your digestive health. But always consult with your doctor before any significant changes to your diet or lifestyle. Visit Business […]
A new mother experiences many changes after giving birth. Some of the biggest happen in her brain. When she first sees her newborn, core regions of her brain’s reward network kick in, giving her an instant connection to her baby. Fathers also experience changes their brains when they spend quality […]
It’s almost impossible to overdose on coffee. There is a lethal dose of caffeine, but it’s somewhere around 10 grams – the average cup of joe has around 100 milligrams. The average American drinks three cups of coffee per day. Watch the video above to learn how caffeine affects your […]
Although you might not realise it, your body goes through a lot while you’re sleeping. During sleep, your body doesn’t move much because your frontal cortex more or less shuts off. Your immune system is working in overdrive while you sleep. We all know that getting a good night’s rest […]
There are different kinds of strength training from HIIT to power-lifting to circuit training and muscle-isolation exercises. These types of workouts are often associated with toning muscles, but there are many physical and mental benefits to strength training. Strength training can help regulate your blood flow and heart rate, speed […]
Every organ in the human body has a specific function and purpose. Not all organs, however, are needed for survival. Some people have organs removed because of diseases or injuries From the liver gallbladder, spleen, and ovaries, here are 12 organs you can get by without. The human body is […]
Water weight happens when extra water is stored in the body’s tissue or between blood vessels There are a number of factors that can cause water retention You can gain or lose a few pounds of water weight in a day If you’ve gained a few pounds over the last […]
In 2017, 90% of US consumers said they enjoy eating hot and spicy food in a Kalsec survey. Despite the growing popularity, spicy foods do have a downside – they can cause health problems, especially if you have too much. INSIDER spoke to several doctors to find out how spicy […]
Drinking cold beverages is a great way to fight off the summer heat but also can lead to a brain freeze. A brain freeze usually only lasts 20-30 seconds, but it can be painful. Scientists don’t know for sure what causes it, but they theorise that the sensation is triggered […]
As “Avengers: Endgame” hits theatres this week, some people may discover an unexpected challenge to enjoying their extra-large soda: when do you break for the bathroom during a three-hour movie? Peeing is important for your kidneys to filter excess water and waste out of your blood. Normally, your bladder can […]
Getting stuck by lightning is rough. It can burn hotter than the sun, scar your body, and even blow off your clothes. Even worse, it kills about 47 Americans per year. Although 90% of those struck survive, it’s still worth knowing how to avoid getting a heavy dose of sky […]
A few years ago my mother told me she was donating her body to science. I investigated why this is a good alternative to a traditional funeral. In New York, the Associated Medical Schools of New York help licence whole body donation programs amongst medical colleges in the state. These […]
Marijuana and alcohol have long been portrayed as relatively similar vices with a variety of risks and a few benefits. Based on the available peer-reviewed scientific research, however, one appears to pose more health risks overall. That said, there are dozens of health factors to consider when comparing the substances […]
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