opioids increase risk of falling and of dying from your injury

More and more people are being prescribed opioids for pain management. But there are man downsides to taking them, including, it turns out, falling down.

bacopa improves memory in people with Alzheimer's

If you’d heard of this herb, you’d remember. Because it makes you remember.

vitamin C increases bone mineral density and reduces risk of osteoporosis

This morning I took a gram of vitamin C to prevent a cold I felt coming on. Who knew I was building my bones?

giving antacids or antibiotics to babies increases risk of childhood allergies and asthma

Fussy babies who spit up frequently are often given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid, and it is very common to give babies antibiotics. But, though both practices are common and thought of as harmless, are they really?

Mediterranean diet reduces risk of breast cancer

This healthy diet can actually improve your chances of never getting breast cancer.

polyphenols reduce risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease and from any cause

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, eating more of this ingredient might keep the grim reaper away!

spearmint improves memory, sleeping and mood in old age

Normal aging is, unfortunately, associated with a worsening of memory. This type of memory loss, known as Age-associated memory impairment (AAMI), also seems to come with sleeping worse and mood issues. Could a simple mint help?

Rhodiola rosea helps men with premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a very common problem. For many men, it happens some of the time; for some men, it happens most of the time. It is a frustrating problem for which solutions are few. But, now there may be safe, effective herbal help.

DASH diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grains prevents depression

New research shows that you can diet against depression. And now we know what the diet is.

acupuncture is effective for pain

A recent article in the British Medical Journal asked whether doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain and then presented the argument for both sides. However, the argument against acupuncture suffered from three important flaws.

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