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July 2015

Acupuncture relieves pain, anxiety in the same way as drugs

New evidence suggests that acupuncture impacts the same biologic pathways as conventional drugs used to combat pain and stress.

30 July, 2015

Stressed, ‘hormonal’ traders may destabilise financial markets

Stressed out market traders may be at the mercy of their hormones – and making bad financial decisions as a result, a new study shows.

30 July, 2015

Elderberry keeps air travellers breathing easily

New evidence shows that elderberry extract can help prevent respiratory infection commonly linked with long haul flights.

27 July, 2015

Garlic extract combats antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of bacteria known to cause urinary tract infections, according to Indian researchers

27 July, 2015

Omega-3s help computer-related dry eyes

If your eyes become dry when using a computer then supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids could help.

14 July, 2015

Peppermint and cinnamon oils could help heal chronic wounds

Scientists believe compounds from peppermint oil and cinnamon essential oils have medicinal powers that could usefully be incorporated into wound dressings.

13 July, 2015

‘Safe’ phthalate substitutes just as risky to human health

Substituting ‘safe’ phthalates for toxic ones? New research suggests that kind of ‘greenwash’ just doesn’t wash

9 July, 2015

Can black tea help protect against Alzheimer’s disease?

We’re used to hearing good news about green tea, but did you know that black tea also has protective medicinal effects?

7 July, 2015

It’s good to be a foodie

Although being a ‘foodie’ is associated with indulgence and excess, foodies tend to weigh less and may be healthier than their less-adventurous counterparts.

6 July, 2015