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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: How swearing can help you beat pain

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: From chilli cream to swearing, how to beat pain without popping pills I have had loads of emails recently from readers asking me about pain, and how best to treat it. According to the British Pain Society, about 28 million people in the UK suffer from chronic pain, and the numbers just

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: It's time the NHS took insomnia seriously

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Insomnia destroys lives – it’s time the NHS took it seriously There is a condition that affects millions of people, ruining their ability to work and to form relationships, while dramatically shortening their life expectancy. Yet despite it being so common and so debilitating, most sufferers seeking help from their

Dr. Spock’s timeless lessons in parenting

The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, “The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare,” written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in 1946, encouraged parents to think for themselves and to trust their instincts. Spock’s book was a huge best-seller, second

DR ELLIE CANNON: Did school spark my daughter’s asthma?

DR ELLIE CANNON: Did school spark my daughter’s asthma? My daughter suffers mild asthma and it’s usually easy to control. But every September, when the school year starts, she has an attack and ends up in hospital. Is there a connection? Asthma often gets worse when sufferers return to school or work after a long

Sniffles and sneezes: A Q&A about allergies with Dr. Ryan Steele

With allergy season upon us, YaleNews spoke to Dr. Ryan Steele, instructor of clinical medicine at Yale School of Medicine, about the current season, prevention, treatments, and other facts allergy sufferers need to know. When he’s not treating patients at Yale Health or the Yale New Haven Health Interventional Immunology Center, Steele teaches allergy and

Ebola epidemic in DR Congo now exceeds 1,000 cases

Ebola virus particles (red) on a larger cell. Credit: NIAID The number of cases in a nearly eight-month-old epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo now exceeds 1,000, almost two-thirds of whom have died, the health ministry said late Sunday. “The accumulated number of cases is 1,009,” of which 629 cases were fatal, it said.

Ebola death toll tops 500 in DRC with nearly 100 CHILDREN killed

Ebola death toll tops 500 in Democratic Republic of the Congo with nearly 100 CHILDREN killed by the devastating virus The second worst outbreak in history has ravaged the country since August Expected to continue into middle of the year at least, according to aid workers Thousands of vaccinations administered to neighbouring countries on high