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May 2013

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Probiotics help the brain cope with anxiety

Eating a probiotic food such as yoghurt every day could improve both physical health as well as emotional resilience

30 May, 2013
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Could chamomile hold a key to curbing cancer growth?

An antioxidant compound in chamomile tea, as well other plant foods, could halt the spread of cancer cells, a new study claims

30 May, 2013
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Acupuncture aids ovulation in women with PCOS

Acupuncture can balance hormones and help stimulate ovulation in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), according to a new study.

28 May, 2013
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Healthy fats help keep the brain agile

If you want to keep your brain healthy as you age, break out of that low-fat regimen and include more nuts and olive oil in your diet

28 May, 2013
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Could vitamin C be key to new TB treatments?

An accidental discovery by scientists has shown that simple vitamin C kills drug-resistant strains of the tuberculosis bacteria.

23 May, 2013
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Sun exposure lowers women’s risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Women with the highest lifetime exposure to sunlight have a dramatically reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

23 May, 2013

Scientists sing the nutritional praises of white veggies

Don’t judge a vegetable just by its colour, say US scientists; white produce can pack a nutrient punch too

21 May, 2013
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Ginger compounds could ease breathing for asthma sufferers

Active components found in ginger can help relax the lungs and relive the inflammation and constriction of the bronchial tubes

20 May, 2013
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Kava can help reduce anxiety

Kava, a native plant of the South Pacific, significantly reduces the symptoms of people suffering anxiety

16 May, 2013
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Body clocks of depressed people are ‘out of sync’

A new study suggests that people with depression suffer from an altered circadian rhythm that leaves them out of sync with inherent daily cycles

15 May, 2013