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Does omega fatty acids help brain development of premature babies?

The results from a Norwegian study show no sure long-term effects of omega-3 and omega-6 supplements.

New technology can improve immunotherapy

A new technology could take us a step closer to more successful cancer treatment by immunotherapy, shows new study.

Bad relationships increase infection risk in both mother and child

Pregnant women dissatisfied in their relationship have an increased risk of infectious diseases. This also affects their children.

This is what Alzheimer’s looks like

Swedish researchers seem to have proved that brain scans really can reveal Alzheimer’s disease.

Your period makes you train more effectively

Women can build more muscle if they engage in intensive strength training early in their menstrual cycle, according to a Swedish study.

Diabetics could live eight years longer with special treatments

There is light on the horizon for some type 2 diabetic patients, shows new research. Patients lived significantly longer when following an intensive form of treatment that tackles a broad range of symptoms.

Two patients' results used as evidence that a dietary supplement works

A Norwegian researcher and doctor used a dietary supplement she has patented for obesity treatment. But in her studies showing that the product works, her own business interests aren’t mentioned.

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.

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