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Experimental drug saves two men with inoperable prostate cancer

Experimental drug saves two men with inoperable prostate cancer

Two men with inoperable prostate cancer have made dramatic recoveries after being given a single dose of an experimental drug. Both men are now cancer-free and their doctors say their progress has exceeded all their expectations. Dr Eugene Kwon, of the respected Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, said: ‘This is one of the Holy Grails of […]

Top 10 Natural Painkillers

Top 10 Natural Painkillers

For many of us, pain is a regular fact of life which is known to bring with it various problems of restlessness, decreased immunity, depression and anxiety. Most of us deal with pain by consuming over-the-counter painkillers, such as aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen. Because pain is an everyday problem in the present world, it is […]

Indoor and Outdoor Water Saving Tips

Indoor and Outdoor Water Saving Tips

With growing populations causing a continual rise in water demands, using less water and using it wisely has never been more important. The water issue is local as well as global; by implementing a few simple practices you can significantly reduce your water consumption and help to conserve one of your most precious natural resources. […]

Gene Transfer Technology May Lead To HIV Vaccine

Gene Transfer Technology May Lead To HIV Vaccine

A research team may have broken the stubborn impasse that has frustrated the invention of an effective HIV vaccine, by using an approach that bypasses the usual path followed by vaccine developers. By using gene transfer technology that produces molecules that block infection, the scientists protected monkeys from infection by a virus closely related to […]

Women with emotional intelligence have better sex lives

Women with emotional intelligence have better sex lives

BEAUTY may bag you a man – but brains will bring you more fun in the bedroom. Women blessed with “emotional intelligence”  – the ability to express their feelings and read those of others – have better sex lives, research shows. Those most in touch with their feelings have twice as many orgasms as inhibited […]

Vaccine Shields Monkeys From Simian Form of HIV

Vaccine Shields Monkeys From Simian Form of HIV

Raising hopes for the development of an AIDS vaccine that might actually work, researchers report they were able to protect monkeys against infection with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the primate version of HIV. They did so by using a novel approach that delivered antibody-producing genes directly to the animals’ muscles. Typically, vaccines are aimed at […]

Pollution Can Change Your DNA in 3 Days, Study Suggests

Pollution Can Change Your DNA in 3 Days, Study Suggests

Breathing in polluted air may wreak havoc on our DNA, reprogramming genes in as few as three days and causing increased rates of cancer and other diseases. So says a new study that tracked DNA damage in 63 steel-foundry workers in Brescia, Italy, who, under their normal factory conditions, were exposed to particulate matter. The […]

Coke to launch bottle partly derived from plants

Coke to launch bottle partly derived from plants

* Coke to test “plantbottle” in North America this year * Says up to 30 pct of new bottle comes from plant material NEW YORK (Reuters) – Coca-Cola Co said on Thursday it has developed a new plastic bottle that is partly made from sugar cane and molasses, raising the bar in the battle for […]

10 Natural Pain Relievers

10 Natural Pain Relievers

For most folks, pain is a standard fact of life which will be known to convey with it numerous troubles of restlessness, panic, depression and decreased immunity. Most of us handle pain by eating over-the-counter painkillers, including aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen. Since suffering can be an everyday problem in today’s world, it’s not unbelievable that […]

Medicine marijuana that (really can) help people

Medicine marijuana that (really can) help people

Medical marijuana has strong support from voters and health organizations. The federal government, however, has resisted any change to marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level. The Supreme Court ruled in 2005 in Raich v. Gonzales that the federal government can prosecute medical marijuana patients, even in states with compassionate use laws, and several medical […]

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