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Most people with asthma turn to inhalers or steroids to control their condition, but a number of simple foods and supplements can end your wheezing forever, says Dr Leo Galland
Want to keep your eyesight sharp into old age? Look to antioxidants, says Harald Gaier
As a child, Rahul Sharma’s eczema was so bad he had to be hospitalized for weeks at a time.
Can ginger curb nausea and vomiting just as well as drugs for the problem? Joanna Evans investigates
Immunotherapy is the new hope for treating cancers and other diseases—but a series of deaths has raised questions about its safety
The everyday painkiller codeine—which is also found in cough syrups—could be fatal when it’s given to children, a major new drug alert has announced. People most at risk are children under the age of 18 years and anyone who suffers from sleep apnea, or shallow breathing.
We’ve all seen the serious jogger wired up to a fit watch or an arm monitor—but don’t envy them, the devices aren’t very useful. In fact, those who wear them lose only half as much weight as those who don’t keep track, a new study has found.
For nearly 50 years, saturated fats were seen as the main culprits in causing heart disease, and a discovery of some old research papers has discovered why: the sugar industry had been paying scientists to say so.
After major surgery failed to fix her chronic bowel condition, Natasha Boojihawon was compelled to take her health into her own hands
Should you swap sleeping pills for needles to get a good night’s sleep? Joanna Evans weighs up the evidence
Animal testing is usually the first step in assessing the safety and effectiveness of a new drug. But the results don’t always translate and often leave humans open to life-threatening reactions, even after the drug has been approved. Kathy Archibald, director of the Safer Medicines Campaign, argues for human-based testing.