What happens when you hold onto pee too long?

If you've ever been stuck in traffic busting for a wee, you'll testify it can feel like a life-threatening situation


Weight gain through the ages: What causes you to stack on in your 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s

As we get older and our lifestyles change, different risk factors for weight gain arise

Two cups of coffee a day halves your chance of liver damage

A systematic review of the link between liver damage and coffee has revealed some surprising results.

US university students forced to wear Fitbits to score top marks

To get an "A" students must take 10,000 steps a day and perform 150 minutes of intense exercise a week.

The flash of a camera detected this baby's rare eye cancer

"Weird glow" in photographs revealed this baby's hidden cancer.

BPA-free plastic might not be as safe as first thought

A study on zebrafish has revealed that the alternative to BPA may be just as dangerous.

Research confirms it's harder for women to lose weight

Using mice, scientists have found a part of the human brain which may make it easier for men to lose weight when compared to women.


No, we are not washing our hands too much

It might actually be good for us to leave our hands grubby after gardening or playing with our pets


Deadly tired: The disease that stops you sleeping until you die

We all know how hard it is to function when we're not getting enough shut-eye, but spare a thought for the unlucky few with fatal familial insomnia

Scientists create wearable tech that measures your sweat

The gadget that will measure your sweat as you work out

New tech sends instant updates to your phone if you're dehydrated, over fatigued or overheating.