Last week, at the International Triathlon Union’s Grand Final, Jonny Brownlee nearly lost consciousness a quarter-mile from the finish line. This is the most recent example of a trend that seems to plague the sport.
Feeling beat by the heat? Scientists share some tips on how to help our bodies adapt.
Caution: this article may cause thirst
The health store shelves are filled with optimistic claims of weight loss products. It’s tempting after what may have been weeks of “I’ll start the diet tomorrow” to think about c…
Too much water can lead to a deadly condition called water intoxication, but how much does one need to drink for water to become poisonous?
Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy?
Human beings are naturally equipped with a system to regulate fluid intake. It’s thirst, and it works pretty well for the vast majority of us. Still, some news organizations are oddly compelled to rem
In a hydration-obsessed culture, people can and do drink themselves to death.
Could the cure to cancer be as simple as drinking alkaline water? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.
pH diets, alkaline water, urine pH tests, pseudoscience and bogus cancer cures abound. In this column, Harriet Hall, M.D. combats the plague of pH misinformation by distinguishing pHacts from pHiction
This is a detailed review of the alkaline diet. Foods to eat, foods to avoid, along with an in-depth look at the science behind this diet.