Tag Archives: medicine

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

  Washington, United States – Meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy — not conventional treatments for back pain — seem to be effective in alleviating the common condition, researchers said. After 26 ...

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Paracetamol ‘Not Effective’ Against Arthritis: Study

Paracetamol ‘Not Effective’ Against Arthritis: Study

  Paris, France – Paracetamol, a common over-the-counter pain-reliever, does not work in the treatment of osteoarthritis, a joint disorder afflicting tens of millions of elderly people, according to a study ...

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Fighting Infections With Viruses, as Antibiotics Fail

Fighting Infections With Viruses, as Antibiotics Fail

  Paris, France – When doctors told Christophe Novou that his leg would have to be amputated at the hip due to a raging bacterial infection, the 47-year-old Frenchman thought about ...

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‘Vaginal Seeding’ for C-section Babies ill-advised: Experts

‘Vaginal Seeding’ for C-section Babies ill-advised: Experts

  Paris, France – The increasingly popular practice of swabbing newborns delivered by caesarean section with fluid from the mother’s vagina may not be safe, doctors and researchers cautioned. Known as ...

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Chile Researchers Develop Vaccine for Virus Common in Children

Chile Researchers Develop Vaccine for Virus Common in Children

  Santiago, Chile – Researchers in Chile said Friday they have developed the first vaccine against a virus that commonly causes lung and respiratory tract infections in children. The team said ...

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Medical Marijuana Gains Ground Globally

Medical Marijuana Gains Ground Globally

  Paris, France – Colombia became on Tuesday the latest in a growing number of nations around the world to legalise the use of cannabis for medical reasons. However the rules ...

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Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

  Oslo, Norway – A Norwegian drug firm on Tuesday announced an advance in its quest for an HIV cure with a drug combination which seeks to force the virus out ...

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