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Researchers give false legitimacy to alternative health products

Over the past 20 years, a Norwegian researcher has been paid to study alternative health products. He nearly always finds that they are effective. We have gone through his research in detail.

Vitamin C supplements increase effectiveness of cancer treatment

When cancer treatment was combined with vitamin C supplements it became more effective at killing cancer cells.

Do pregnant women really have a special 'glow'?

Expectant women often hear their skin has an exceptional glow. Is this a myth or is pregnancy doing wonders for their skin?

How long are you affected by caffeine?

Some claim they have trouble sleeping if they have had any coffee later than noon. Can caffeine really have that long an effect on the body, or is it all in the mind?

When almost all Asperger’s symptoms disappear

Swedish researchers followed a group of boys with Asperger syndrome over 20 years. Their lives took different directions. Just over one-fifth of these boys grew out of most of their symptoms.

Do some people drink too much because of changes in the brain?

Scientists believe they have found a reason why some people find it impossible to resist the craving for alcohol. “This finding may be a solid piece in a huge puzzle,” says a Norwegian researcher.

Exercise in the morning and sleep better at night

If you find it difficult to fall asleep in the evening then you may want to consider switching your evening run to the morning, say scientists.

Birth seasons could impact risk of coeliac disease

Swedish children born in the spring ran a higher risk of getting gluten allergies by the age of two. The risk also rose the further south in Sweden the children lived.

Do mobile phones give you brain cancer?

OPINION: We are unlikely to see an epidemic of brain cancer due to mobile phone use, but we could see a modest increase in cases.

Don’t blame lactic acid for sore muscles

People have believed for years that high levels of lactic acid in your muscles after a hard workout are the reason you feel tired and sore. Turns out this is just wrong.

Scientist will decode neuron messages to treat pain

A new Ph.D. project will try to decode the scrambled messages from damaged nerve cells and develop new treatments to combat neuropathic pain.

15 weeks of high-intensity swimming can help prevent diabetes

Short bursts of high-intensity swimming prevents type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women, shows new research.

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