The Real Culprit May Not Be Gluten At All
Gluten might not be the bad guy after all. Evidence suggests it may be the fructan molecules in wheat that cause stomach problems in people with an intolerance.
Why Do So Many Of Us Have Slowness Rage?
Slowness rage is not confined to the sidewalk, of course. Slow drivers, slow Internet, slow grocery lines--they all drive us crazy. You too can measure yourself on the "Pedestrian Aggressiveness Syndrome Scale," a tool developed by University of Hawaii psychologist Leon James. While walking in a crowd, do you find yourself "acting in a hostile manner (staring, presenting a mean face, moving closer or faster than expected)" and "enjoying thoughts of violence?"
10 Powerful Things That Extend Your Life
Differences in lifestyle patterns rather than mortality or health outcomes appear to have immense research potential in gauging life expectancy. How do patterns in thought, actions, supplements, and diet interact, synergize, or interfere with one another? Here's a look at 10 powerful things that influence our aging processes.
Boxers or Briefs? What's The Verdict on Loose or Tight-Fitting Underwear?
One type of underwear exposes men to significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared to others according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The findings of this study, conducted in the Fertility Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital, suggest that certain styles of men's underwear may inhibit production of sperm.
Breaking Rules Frees Up Your Mind, Makes It Easier To Be Creative
Want to compose a great symphony, write a classic novel, come up with a brilliant new app? Cheat on your taxes first, or on your poker buddies. It's easy--and fun, too. That's the unsettling implication of a new study released by the Association for Psychological Science and conducted by business professors at Harvard University and the University of Southern California.
What Separates Leadership and Delegate Decision-Making?
Leaders are more willing to take responsibility for making decisions that affect the welfare of others. In a new study, researchers at the University of Zurich identified the cognitive and neurobiological processes that influence whether someone is more likely to take on leadership or to delegate decision-making.
Why Does Ginger Work So Well For Bad Breath?
Ginger stimulates saliva flow and digestive activity, settles the stomach, relieves vomiting, eases pain from gas and diarrhea, and is effective as an anti-nausea remedy. Scientists have now found the constituent in ginger responsible for eliminating bad breath.
Smaller Plates Don't Help You Eat Less When You're Hungry
Tricking the brain into eating less by serving food on a smaller plate doesn't necessarily work, according a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, who found that when people are food-deprived, they're more likely to identify a portion size accurately, no matter how it is served.