The immune system plays a crucial role in human health, and without it, we couldn't survive for long. This system is responsible for defending against and fighting off infection and illness. Let's find out exactly what it is and how it works together.
Mosquito bites lead to one of Earth’s deadliest diseases - Malaria. Borneo has its fair share of malaria cases, but one time in history, trying to control it led to a decline in cats, which increased a rat infestation. Find out how they fixed the situation with this incredible story.
One of the body's mysterious functions is that of the butterflies you feel in the pit of your stomach. This feeling happens to pretty much everyone out there. Did you ever wonder what the cause is or why it might happen? Let's take a closer look together.
Hugging others is a way of showing them that you care. We hug during happy times and in sad and difficult times too. Hugs aren't just nice to receive but also to give someone else. Did you know that hugging has a range of health benefits? Here are six of them.
Along with a healthy balanced diet, exercise is an important part of leading a healthy long life. Often people don't realize just how many benefits there are from taking up a little exercise each day so here are 10 encouraging facts that will help get you started.
Had one too many drinks last night? Well no there's no point crying over spilt milk, unless of course you're using it as a solution to rid yourself of that crippling hangover. We've found ten crazy alleged cures for a hangover that might just make your headache worse after reading them.
The Spanish Flu struck the world in 1918 and 1919 and during the final year of World War I. It is known as the deadliest outbreak ever and claimed perhaps over 100 million lives worldwide. Let's take a closer look with these 8 shocking facts all about the Spanish Flu.
Listening to classical music like Mozart interestingly alters the way the brain behaves in several ways. But why does this happen? Let’s take a closer look at what’s going on inside the brain and how listening to classical songs can affect babies too.
Off course a black hole is certainly something to be fearful of, particularly if you’re near one! But did you know some people are scared of small holes like on a honeycomb or the bubbles in a chocolate bar? Let’s take a closer look at this unique phobia.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that is the result of being involved in, witnessing or hearing about a traumatic experience. There are different types of PTSD and they affect people in different ways. Let’s take a closer look at what PTSD through these 8 facts.
The liver is a big bloody organ, it's the second largest organ in the human body yet doesn’t get the appreciation it deserves. Well, that changes today as we delve deeper into what makes the liver an unsung hero of the human body with these 8 interesting facts.
Depression affects many people across the world every year and an expected 1 in 10 people will suffer from it at least once in their lifetime. But there are different types and symptoms and it affects different people in different ways. Here are 8 informative facts about depression.