Stomach blockages are being treated with Coca

How doctors are using Coca-Cola to treat painful stomach blockages The drink's chemical ingredients do a similar job to gastric acid, by helping to digest fibreThe bubbles also help speed up the process By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:59 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:59 GMT, 7 January 2013 Doctors have discovered that Coca Cola is highly effective at treating stomach blockages Doctors are using Coca-Cola to treat a painful stomach condition, sparing patients from surgery.

At 37 weeks, "a baby should still be called premature"

Babies 'should still be called premature if born at 37 weeks as infant could benefit from extra two weeks in womb' | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 3 July 2012 Premature: Even babies considered full term could benefit from an extra fortnight in the womb The definition of premature birth should be raised to more than 37 weeks, experts claimed yesterday.

Vicky Sewart, The woman who says she is beating breast cancer thanks to low fat diet including curry spices – claiming they make cancer cells…

The woman who says she is beating breast cancer thanks to low fat diet: Vicky is eating turmeric instead of taking powerful drug Miss Sewart's diet bans dairy and meat and contains frozen berries, vegetables and spices such as garlic, turmeric and gingerShe says turmeric 'makes cancer cells commit suicide'Worried about the side effects of cancer recovery drug Tamoxifen and chose to change her diet and exercise routines instead | UPDATED: 06:42 GMT, 25 June 2012 Vicky Sewart, pictured in her jewellery shop in Plymouth, opted to treat her condition with a health regime involving exercise and special foods A breast cancer patient refused to take powerful drugs she was offered to stop the disease returning – and chose to depend on a spicy low-fat diet instead.

An “A-level” in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements

An 'A-level' in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 17 April 2012 Shop assistants will be able to achieve the equivalent of an A-level on the high street by learning about vitamins and health supplements, it was revealed today.

Want your children to perform better at school and be happier? Then get them out on the playing field

Want your children to perform better at school and be happier Then get them out on the playing field Physical activity can improve academic achievement in children and teenagers (picture posed by models) Schoolchildren may be able to boost their classroom performance by getting out on the playing field, a study suggests. A review of previous research found evidence that physical activity can improve academic achievement in children and teenagers.

Food in Scotland should be laced with vitamin D to stave off MS, experts say

Food in Scotland should be laced with vitamin D to stave off MS, experts sayResidents do not get enough UBV rays from the sun on the skinMany do not eat enough vitamin D-rich food Scotland”s food supply should be laced with vitamin D in a bid to cut the high rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the sun-deprived region, experts have said.