It stings the ego a little to learn that you are average. And yet, by definition, that's exactly what you are in many ways - probably.
When something goes wrong — work, a personal relationship, part of the body — it's always tempting to look for a single cause. However sometimes things aren't so simple.
A recent article in Wired magazine claims that researchers have found out a guaranteed method to improve your intelligence. Sounds wonderful! But does it stand up to scrutiny?
Are you getting enough sleep? And why is this related to aches and pains? The link between sleep disturbance and other health problems is complicated, but increasingly it's thought that sleep problems may in fact be the cause rather than the symptom in a wide variety of illnesses.
Several studies suggest that people who consume full-fat dairy products are at less risk of putting on weight around the abdomen.