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Saunas are good for the heart

Submitting your body to a slow cook can be a smart move. Men who take saunas often run a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases. The healthy factor could be linked to the relaxed body and mind a sauna instils on users.

Much less allergy in families who do the dishes by hand

A simple dish brush appears to be a great weapon against allergy development. Children in households that don’t use dishwashers are much less prone to be allergenic.

Scientists discover new way of preventing death from blood poisoning

New method will ensure that blood poisoning patients receive the correct amount of fluid after admission to the hospital.

Norwegian polio victims weigh in on vaccine debate

Nearly 10,000 Norwegians who were affected by polio are still alive. As the vaccine debate rampages in the US and in Norway, polio survivors say they think that vaccine opponents put their own and other children’s lives in danger.

Can sleep prevent schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and ADHD?

Better sleeping habits could prevent a number of neurodegenerative illnesses.

New study strengthens link between genes and obesity

Multiple regions in your genome help determine how much you weigh and how fat is distributed in your body.

Younger kids benefit most from treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder

The effect of treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) hinges on when it is given. Therapy works best on children aged 7 to 11.

Dead parasites in your sushi can trigger allergic reaction

Eating raw fish containing tiny dead roundworms can cause an allergic reaction and at worst send your body into shock.

Take a short stroll: it can save your day

New research shows that a 30-minute walk in the middle of the day cheers up sedentary office workers. This makes the actual working hours more fun.

Scientists find a cause for one of the most painful disorders in the world

Trigeminal neuralgia -- one of the most painful disorders in the world -- is caused by pressure on the nerves in the brain, new research reveals.

Saving children by finding the worst malignant tumours

Swedish scientists think they have found a way to help child cancer patients by discerning between the more malignant tumours and ones that are less immediately threatening.

Scientists are developing new Ebola test that will be as simple as a pregnancy test

New test will eliminate risk of infection and can be performed on the spot.