Traditional wisdom suggests that when your body hurts, you should rest. But when it comes to arthritis, research shows that physical activity can actually help ease pain, as well as stiffness and swelling in the joints. Choosing the right kinds of activities, however, is important. Here are five of the best exercises to reduce arthritis pain.
As it turns out, beefing up your brain is like building a limber body: with a few simple exercises, you can be in tip-top cerebral shape. If your goal is to become smarter, consider these three workout strategies the ultimate boot camp for your brain.
We can clone mammals, send a spacecraft to Mars, and invent fat-free cheesecake, but we still can’t cure the common cold. We can, however, make it a bit easier on ourselves by adopting these 25 cold-coping strategies.
New studies show a shocking 25 per cent of people with type 2 diabetes don’t even know it. If you experience some of these subtle signs and symptoms, talk to your doctor about getting tested.
Gargling is a simple and remarkably effective way to kill germs and soothe a sore throat. Try one of these homemade gargles as a sore throat remedy.
Don’t see eye to eye with family members on a hot-button political issue? Relationship and wellness expert Deepak Kashyap shares tips on how to prevent your holiday dinner from descending into a heated political debate.
When a loved one takes the brave step to come out to you as an LGBTQ+ individual, the way you respond, and the way in which it’s interpreted, can have lasting effects. Relationship and wellness expert Deepak Kashyap reveals the seven things you should never say to someone who comes out of the closet—and what you should say instead.
What really happens in the beds, rooms and halls of our hospitals? Find out from the experts. Here, nurses shed light on the secrets only a nurse would know.
Men tend to disregard their mental health, but this is an issue that needs attention for the health of the entire family.
Princess Kate has teamed up with a charity to make a difference. Watch her powerful video, where she sums up what mental health really means.
Got the urge to raid your kids’ trick-or-treating haul? Keep your sweet tooth-and the candy consumption of your kids-under control with this 13-step Halloween survival guide.
We’ve rounded up the four best medical discoveries from around the world for November.
Losing excess weight can improve your heart health and offer other benefits for your body, but if you have diabetes, there are some important points to keep in mind. Here’s your science-backed game plan.
Research suggests that at least 64 per cent of people now spend up to 4 hours daily of leisure time in front of a screen. Just as TV watching has been linked to higher rates of obesity and diabetes, this extra sedentary time is bad news for our health.
Headaches can be a painful side-effect of your efforts to slim down. Here’s how to reduce the severity and frequency of weight loss headaches.
When your skin gets hit with something hot, your first thought might be what to put on the burn to soothe the pain and help prevent damage. These remedies for burns turn stuff from your pantry (or even your bathroom—hello, mint toothpaste!) into treatments that can provide quick relief.
Suffering from a case of indigestion? Here are eight home remedies that can help relieve the pain and discomfort.
This method could add years to your life.
Kimberly Seltzer, a therapist, dating, and makeover expert, explains how to take a more active role in finding romance.
From depression to heart disease, the sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.