Don't bother pulling that all-nighter

Pulling an all-nighter in the hope that it will help you ahead of that big exam will do far more harm than good, warn scientists. Here's why.

Top reasons we give up on diets

Abandoned - or at least considering abandoning - your New Year's diet already? It turns out most of us give up after just 22 days. Here's why.

Could your coffee be a painkiller too?

Brazilian scientists have discovered a protein in coffee that has effects similar to pain reliever morphine, according to reports.

Fun with friends makes you healthier

Good friends can actually make you healthier in the physical sense in addition to improving your mental well-being, according to a new study.