Menstrual Cramps May Alter Women’s Brains

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Menstrual cramps are often dismissed as a mere nuisance, but new research suggests the monthly misery may be altering women’s brains. Researchers in Taiwan used a type of brain scan known as optimized voxel-based morphometry to analyze the anatomy of the brains of 32 young women who reported experiencing moderate to severe menstrual cramps on […]

The Odd Side Effects of Exercise

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Coping with odd side effects of exercise Researchers have been touting the healthy side effects of exercise for years. Regular workouts can help you lose weight, boost mood, and live longer. But your daily workout can also have some strange — and pretty wonderful — side effects. From exercise-induced ear popping to the, uh, pleasures […]