Let's say you want some extra boost to your willpower, but you're not interested in getting medicated. You know there is a growing interest in vitamins and dietary supplements for all types of benefits. Shouldn't there be something natural that can help? Perhaps there is.
There's been a lot of buzz recently about a new study that punched a few new holes in the already-tattered notion that weight gain and loss is simply a matter of "calories in vs. calories out."
A recent study brings most welcome and important news for men with obstructive sleep apnea -- and their partners. Keeping up with your CPAP routine can help to improve your sex life and your relationship, as well as your sleep.
A new psychology paper, published in the June 2012 issue of Psychological Science, looked at the effectiveness of different advertising messages based on people's personality traits.
At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.
When you're feeling run down, do you find yourself reaching for the cookie jar, or digging into a bag of potato chips? According to the latest research, your lack of sleep -- and your sleep-deprived brain -- may be fueling your junk food habit.
When I think about the fact that today's teens are the first generation to go through their entire lives with social networking sites at their fingertips, I can't help but question the impact of it all.
A recent study suggests that young children who share a bed with their parents may be at lower risk for obesity.
I knew it was big news when I saw "calcium supplements" trending on my Yahoo browser. When was the last time you saw a dietary supplement up there with Kanye West and the other celebs you may or may not recognize? Not often, I bet.
Many people don't realize that both diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes can severely damage the kidneys. In fact, chronic kidney disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes.
This study suggests that people feel that their own self-concept is influenced more strongly by what they have done than by what they own. Another series of studies in this paper explores perceptions of self by others.
A new drug called T-DM1 appears to be relatively effective and safe for women with metastatic, Her2+ breast cancer, in itself and as compared to the standard XL regimen.
We're learning more all the time about how sleep helps us learn and retain information, how it clears the mind and prepares us to learn new things, as well as how it may protect us from the emotional pain of difficult memories.
A recent study may be the first to show how sleep can either promote or suppress weight gain by affecting the genetic factors that play a role in weight.
Doctors have recommended calcium supplements for osteoporosis or osteoporosis prevention for years. Now comes a large observational study that showed a link between calcium supplementation and heart attacks.
If you find yourself overwhelmed by the details, then try to scale back your expectations. Even small steps toward a goal are better than no steps at all.
A recent study suggests that many cases of ADHD in children may have been misdiagnosed, and that behavior such as moodiness and hyperactivity might in fact be due to obstructive sleep apnea or other sleep disorder.
Recent research has shown that exercise actually changes the way our brain responds to the very idea of food.
We can win this battle of weight maintenance by admitting that our desire to overeat never goes away. As long as our desire to control never goes away as well, we will win.
The concept of fairness is a moral value. Why are discussions of issues like gay marriage turned into moral issues? According to a new study, the psychological value of creating a moral issue is that it gives people a legitimate reason to have an opinion on an issue.