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Migraines eased by chiropractic? Probably the placebo effect

A visit to the chiropractor might help your migraine. But other treatments work equally well, a new Norwegian study shows.

Scientists sneak Alzheimer medicine into the brain

Scientists have succeeded in creating molecules that can escort Alzheimer's medicine through the impervious sheath that separates blood vessels from neurons and safely into the brain.

New treatment could put an end to stomach pains

Danish scientists are pioneering a new treatment for patients with severe irritable bowel syndrome.

Making fat people slim with modified DNA

Genetically designed cells, which release hormones telling the humane body that it is full, could be a solution to worldwide obesity.

Increased risk of depression for cancer patients in alternative treatment

Breast cancer patients who use alternative methods to recover from chemotherapy or surgery are more often depressed than those who do not receive alternative treatment.

Treating stomach pains with hypnosis

Hypnosis can provide lasting relief against irritable bowel syndrome, shows Swedish research.

Hypnosis makes multitasking a breeze

People with brain damage can become better at performing multiple tasks by using hypnosis, new studies indicate.