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May 2017

Essential oils a more effective way to treat head lice

For kids with a head lice infestation an essential oil formula containing eucalyptus and lemon-scented tea tree proved to be nearly twice as effective as a toxic insecticide.

26 May, 2017

UK students turning to rosemary to boost exam results

Exposure to the aroma of rosemary essential oil can significantly enhance working memory in children, according to a new study – and sales are soaring as exam time looms.

23 May, 2017

Air pollution linked to poor sleep quality

New research shows that regular exposure to high levels of air pollution could keep you from getting a good night’s sleep.

23 May, 2017

Fennel’s a ‘safe and effective’ remedy in menopause

A new study shows that fennel can be an effective alternative in the management of postmenopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and sleeplessness.

22 May, 2017

Daily chocolate fix protects the heart

For older women, daily consumption of flavanol-rich chocolate may help prevent arterial stiffness and protect against heart attack and stroke.

18 May, 2017

Zinc lozenges cut cold duration by 1/3

Widely available over the counter, new research shows that zinc lozenges could cut the duration of your cold by 33% – though heed this advice.

17 May, 2017

How walking benefits the brain

A new study has shown that walking has an ‘hydraulic effect’ on the body can help regulate blood flow to the brain aiding both health and a sense of well being.

16 May, 2017

Safety concerns for 1 in 3 drugs on the market

A new analysis has shown that 1 in 3 drugs released onto the market between 2001 and 2010 were either withdrawn, or given a “black box” warning on the label about serious adverse effects.

10 May, 2017

Is alternate-day fasting more effective for weight loss?

Contrary to expectations, an alternate-day fasting diet may not be any better than daily calorie-restriction for weight loss or lowering the risk factors for heart disease.

8 May, 2017

10 minutes of meditation calms anxiety, brings focus

Just 10 minutes of daily mindful mediation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, say Canadian researchers.

8 May, 2017