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October 2011

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Ginger root shows promise in preventing colon cancer

New evidence suggests that ginger root may prevent the inflammation that is an early sign of colon cancer

27 October, 2011
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Spiritual beliefs benefit those facing chronic illness

A new study shows that religious and spiritual practices can help people cope more successfully with illness

27 October, 2011
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Low fat diet plus fish oils can slow prostate cancer growth

You are what you eat; new study shows a low-fat diet with fish oil slows growth of prostate cancer cells

27 October, 2011
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Yoga’s long-term benefits for chronic back pain

A large US study has shown that participating in regular yoga classes can ease lower back pain

25 October, 2011
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Women influence how men cope with depression

New data suggests the way that couples interact with one another, affects the way men manage their depression

25 October, 2011
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EU regulator to probe heart risk from painkillers

European regulators are reviewing the health risks of painkillers commonly used to treat chronic pain

25 October, 2011
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Older women not getting enough vitamin D

Low levels of vitamin D in their daily diets may be increasing women’s risk of health problems later in life

25 October, 2011

Aromatherapy massage causes pollution? Really?!

A small study from Taiwan suggests that aromatherapy massage is a source of harmful pollution. Can they be serious?

21 October, 2011
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Mobile phone safety – what can we believe?

Two new reports present conflicting views on mobile phone safety, but it’s important to read between the lines

20 October, 2011
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BPA banned in France – vive la révolution!

The French government has voted to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in all materials that come into contact with food from 2014

18 October, 2011