Taking St. John's wort for depression not risk free

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Researchers found that adverse reactions to St. John's wort were similar to those reported for the antidepressant fluoxetine – better known by the brand name Prozac.

Alternative remedies for joint pain

2015-07-30 09:15

Excercise, acupuncture and supplementing with glucosamine and chondroitin are showing great promise in alleviating the pain associated with arthritis.

FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

2015-07-29 15:16

The FDA has approved a medical balloon that is inserted into the stomach and filled with saline solution to treat obesity.

Nasal balloon a possible solution for 'glue ear'

2015-07-29 13:20

For kids with a common hearing problem, a 'nasal balloon' may be an alternative to antibiotics and drainage tubes.

Transgender not caused by hormone imbalance

2015-07-29 12:21

Transgender people have a different gender identity than the one they were given at birth, but their hormones are consistent with their assigned gender.

Health see-sawing in KZN

2015-07-29 11:14

ALTHOUGH yesterday’s Health meeting did not offer any further information into the situation at Northdale Hospital, officials did shed some light into the state of the province’s health system.

Eating disorders can affect more than just your weight

2015-07-29 10:41

Are you or a loved one suffering from an eating disorder? It may be more severe than you think. They can lead to long term medical problems.

Could you smell a rat?

2015-07-28 16:00

Science has found that women have a sharper sense of smell than men and that emotions can be smelt. Check out these and other amazing secrets hidden in the sense of smell and how you can improve it.

Friends and family influence teens' e-cigarette use

2015-07-28 15:31

Research shows that youth who are exposed to positive feedback on electronic cigarettes are likely to use the nicotine-infused devices themselves.

Did Bill Cosby have sex with unconscious women?

2015-07-28 14:48

CyberShrinks comments on somnophilia, the puzzling sexual deviation where people prefer to have sex with unconscious partners.

Natural treatments for joint pain

Dr Axe discusses the best natural treatments for joint pain, most of the start in your gut!

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Badger passes out drunk on Polish beach

2015-07-30 09:13

A female badger was found passed out drunk surrounded by seven empty beer bottles on a beach in Poland.

Consumers shower and sleep with smartphones

2015-07-29 14:21

One in six smartphone users said they used their phones while showering, and more than half said they would reach for the smartphone before saving their cat in the event of a fire.

US boy, 8 becomes youngest patient to get double-hand transplant

2015-07-29 13:15

An 8-year-old boy who lost his limbs to a serious infection has become the youngest US patient to receive a double-hand transplant.

Jealousy may drive people to drink

2015-07-29 11:18

Researchers say that people whose feelings of self-worth depend on the success of their relationships are at greater risk of abusing alcohol when they are jealous.

Animal activist acts as ambulance in Soweto

2015-07-29 10:48

Animal activist, Cora Bailey, transports Soweto patients to hospital as ambulances and paramedics are too scared to enter the area.

Male rape still considered a joke in South Africa

2015-07-29 09:33

We wouldn't laugh at a female rape victim but somehow male rape is still not taken seriously in South Africa - a fact that leaves Samkelo Mabaso and many other men without treatment or support.

Blood pressure fluctuation may increase heart disease risk

2015-07-28 15:41

In a study, people with large variations in systolic blood pressure readings were linked to a 25 percent increased risk of heart failure.

Female Muslim bodybuilder forced to seek recognition abroad

2015-07-28 15:30

Bahrainian female bodybuilder, Haifa Musawi, has trouble flexing at home due to cultural stereotypes . . .

Most physical activities help you sleep better

2015-07-28 12:39

Certain types of physical activity help you sleep better, while others might leave you tossing and turning, a new study finds.

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