Why you can’t trust 'diet tricks' in studies – but you shouldn’t write them off either
New research has found that dining under bright lights makes you eat healthier - or does it?
Weird science: running barefoot can improve your working memory
Every step you take, you get closer to remembering if you fed the cat.
Does a diet full of vitamin C really prevent you from catching a cold?
In short, no - the vitamin C and common cold link is one of the biggest myths in health care.
Probiotics probably don’t work if you're already healthy
From capsules to milk and yoghurt, probiotics are big business. But do they work?
Study reveals the countries that get the most – and the least – amount of sleep
Your background has a profound effect on how much shut-eye you get.
You can never wash the bugs off your skin
Those antibacterial soaps only scratch the surface of what's crawling on your skin.
Only half of your friends consider you a friend in return
Turns out that humans are pretty bad at telling who their friends are.
The simplest weight loss trick of all: drink water before eating
Just two cups half an hour before eating could dramatically improve your efforts.
Study finds 'The Biggest Loser' contestants now have super-slow metabolisms
Researchers have found that contestants from the US version of the show face an uphill battle afterwards.
Just one minute of intense exercise is as good as 45 minutes of endurance training
Strike up another science-backed win for high-intensity interval training.