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Inflammation causes depression?

January 18, 2012

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Dateline: 4 December 2011 // Posted by: Claire Mc Callion (@ClaireMcCallion) Source: Huffington Post Story: “Inflammation causes depression?” Summary: This article by Dr Andrew Weil was recently published on the widely read news blog ‘The Huffington Post’. Dr Weil’s website quotes itself as being ‘the premier resource for timely, trustworthy information on natural health and wellness, based on […]

Does Thanksgiving make your brain feel better?

January 10, 2012

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Dateline: 18 November 2011 // Posted by: Peter Floyd Source: Daily Mail Story: “Thanksgiving DOES pay off: Why our bodies and brains pay us back for being grateful” Summary: The article describes how the act of thanking people can directly trigger happiness. The (American) tradition of “Thanksgiving” is apparently very good for people as the act of thanking […]

Stroke “causes” change in sexuality?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 9 November 2011 // Posted by: Ciaran Murray Source: Daily Mail, The Sun, Huffington Post Story: “Burly rugby player has a stroke after freak gym accident…wakes up gay and becomes a hairdresser” Summary: When a 19-year-old rugby player had a stroke after a freak training accident he awoke from his coma with an extraordinary claim. He claimed […]

“Super” broccoli for cancer?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 4 October 2011 // Posted by: Roisin Moore Source: The Sun, Fox News Story: “Super broccoli to fight the big C” Summary: Super broccoli, or Beneforte as it is marketed, is the latest in the super-foods domain that claim special properties which can cure cancer. The product which we are told in the article went on sale in […]

Is acupuncture safe for kids?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 21 November 2011 // Posted by: Claire Mogan Source: CBS News, Fox News Story: “Is Acupuncture safe for kids?” Summary: The American Academy of Pediatrics has given acupuncture in children the go-ahead, after sixty years of research conducted. They reported that acupuncture is “generally safe for kids when performed by appropriately trained practitioners”. The report which was […]

Hypnosis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 1 November 2011 // Posted by: Hannah Pearsall Source: Reuters, Press TV, ONLINE – International News Network Story: “Hypnosis, even in ‘real world,’ may help IBS” Summary: For those with particularly difficult cases of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), standard medical treatment tends not to alleviate discomfort. Studies since the 1980s have documented that with these difficult […]

Back for good?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 16 October 2011 // Posted by: Mary Duggan Source: Daily Express Story: “Back for good: How to beat crippling back pain” Summary: Everyone will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives according to spinal surgeon, Colin Natali, founder of a private clinic that treats back pain called Back2Normal.  According to Back2Normal, they offer an […]