This will astonish nobody except doctors: babies feel pain as much as adults, and perhaps even more so. Yet, not believing this simple fact, doctors perform surgery on newborns without using any pain relievers. more »
What happens when you stop taking the drugs, even when you have a serious condition? Not a lot, it seems. When patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) stopped taking their medication, 60 per cent didn’t suffer any serious set-backs for at least three years afterwards. more »
Women: resist the midnight raid on the fridge. It could help lower your chances of developing breast cancer. more »
Homeopathy dramatically improves the mental and physical well-being of cancer patients who are being treated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy, a major new study has discovered. more »
We all know that eating plenty of vegetables and fruits, and drinking green tea, is great for us, but scientists have this week discovered that apples and the tea in particular can prevent cancers, heart attacks and stroke—and how they do it. more »
More than half of all American adults are taking an aspirin every day—even though they are going against medical advice. Only people who have already had a heart attack or stroke should be taking the drug. more »
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