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Gripe water: Uses and other treatments for baby colic
Colic is frustrating and often scary for parents with a new baby. Otherwise healthy babies with colic can cry for at least three hours a day for three or more days a week with no known cause.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 16
Do probiotics for eczema work?
Eczema is a common skin condition where a person s skin develops dry, red scales that can be very itchy. Some people with eczema use probiotics to help manage their condition.
Medical News Today - Wed. Aug 16
Saw palmetto: Uses, dosage, and side effects
Saw palmetto is an extract used in herbal remedies that is thought to affect testosterone levels. But what conditions can it be safely used to treat and does it work
Medical News Today - Sat. Aug 12
Yoga can help to treat depression, studies show
A series of new studies brings yoga one step closer to becoming a recommended treatment for depression, after finding that the practice can help to reduce symptoms of the condition.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 7
Free radicals: How do they affect the body?
Free radicals are unstable atoms that can damage cells, causing illness and aging.
Medical News Today - Tue. Aug 1
Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits
The chaga mushroom grows on birch trees throughout the northern hemisphere. It resembles a dark clump of dirt more than a mushroom, but is distinguished from other growths by its orange tissue.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 29
Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain
The findings of a new study have shown that the intensity and duration of period pain can be reduced by up to 50 percent by administering manual acupuncture.
Medical News Today - Sun. Jul 23
Craniosacral therapy: Does it work?
Craniosacral therapy is an alternative treatment typically used by osteopaths, chiropractors, and massage therapists. It claims to use a gentle touch to manipulate the joints in the cranium or skull, parts of the pelvis, and the spine to treat disease.
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 21
Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer
Eating a diet rich in tomatoes reduced skin cancer development by 50 percent in mice, according to a new study by The Ohio State University. The research highlights how nutritional interventions may modify the risk for skin cancers.
Medical News Today - Thu. Jul 20
Does having a purpose in life help you sleep better?
From drinking warm milk before bed to taking sleeping pills, the Internet abounds with sleep aids and advice for those struggling to get a good night s sleep. But new research suggests a completely different approach find a purpose in life.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 17
New form of CBT may help with chronic pain management
New research zooms in on a specific form of cognitive behavioral therapy and examines its benefits for people living with chronic pain.
Medical News Today - Sat. Jul 15
Manuka honey: Is it really a superfood?
The market for Manuka honey has recently exploded, thanks to the perceived benefits of its natural antibacterial properties. But what evidence is there to support the claims
Medical News Today - Fri. Jul 14