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Coping with panic disorder
05 Oct
9:19

Coping with panic disorder

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Do you experience sudden attacks of anxiety, fear, and panic? Perhaps your heart races, you feel unable to breathe or think properly, and you sweat. Do these attacks have no obvious trigger? Here are some of the best ways to cope with panic disorder to improve your quality of life. Panic…

Retrovirus Linked To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
23 Sep
5:52

Retrovirus Linked To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Researchers in the US have discovered that a high proportion of people with the debilitating neuroimmune disease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), have a retrovirus called XMRV in their blood. The groundbreaking study was the work of scientists from the Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI), located…

Does A Cup Of Tea Reduce Stress?
12 Aug
5:14

Does A Cup Of Tea Reduce Stress?

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Several daily newspapers in the UK and elsewhere carry reports this week of a study commissioned by the Direct Line insurance company that suggests a cup of tea reduces stress, not just by drinking it but also because of the calming effect of the ritual of putting the kettle on. The…

Warning Over Home Fetal Heart Rate Monitors
22 Jul
6:03

Warning Over Home Fetal Heart Rate Monitors

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Expectant mothers are being warned over the use personal monitors, such as Doppler devices, to listen to their baby’s heartbeat at home. There is concern that they may lead to delays in seeking assistance for reduced fetal movements. Dr Thomas Aust and colleagues from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology…

Monolaurin: Benefits, dosage, and side effects
12 Jul
9:20

Monolaurin: Benefits, dosage, and side effects

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Monolaurin is a chemical derived from lauric acid, a component of both coconut fat and breast milk. Also known as glycerol monolaurate or glyceryl laurate, monolaurin is used in cosmetics and as a food additive. People can also take it as a dietary supplement. Monolaurin has shown antibacterial and antiviral…

Debunking The Detox Myth
11 Jul
5:42

Debunking The Detox Myth

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A group of over 300 young UK scientists and engineers who investigated the evidence behind claims made for products and diets, have started a public awareness campaign by publishing a dossier that shows the word “detox” has no meaning outside of the clinical treatment of drug addiction and poisoning. Called the “Detox…

Testicular Cancer Risk Linked To Marijuana Smoking
11 Jul
5:25

Testicular Cancer Risk Linked To Marijuana Smoking

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A new US study suggests there is a link between marijuana use and elevated risk of the most aggressive form of testicular cancer, with frequent and long term users having the highest risk. The study was the work of researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, and…

Ginger Reduces Chemotherapy Nausea, Study
11 Jul
5:07

Ginger Reduces Chemotherapy Nausea, Study

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Taking ginger supplements with standard anti-vomiting drugs beforehand can reduce the nausea that often accompanies chemotherapy treatment by 40 per cent according to a new US study. The phaseII/III study was done at the University of Rochester Medical Center and is to be presented on 30 May in the Patient and Survivor Care Session…