Marijuana pill is MORE effective at relieving pain and less harmful than smoking the drug

Marijuana pill is MORE effective at relieving pain and less harmful than smoking the drug American study has found that pill dronabinol blocks pain for two hours longer than smoking marijuanaParticipants reported less pleasure from pill than smoking so there is less scope for abuse, say experts Fundings could undermine U.S.

What"s making you itch?: From penicillin to perfume or the menopause – the causes of that maddening tingle

What's making you itch: From penicillin to perfume or the menopause – the causes of that maddening tingle | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 3 September 2012 The sensation of itchy skin drives many of us potty every day.

Amazon Rainforest plant is turned into painkilling gel

Rainforest remedy to cure toothache: Amazonian plant is turned into painkilling gel The plant has no known side effects and might even replace uncomfortable anaesthetic injections | UPDATED: 08:01 GMT, 14 March 2012 The agony of toothache can leave you willing to go to the ends of the earth in search of a cure.

G-spot still not found by scientists after 60 years

Scientists can't find G-spot after 60 years (join the club, chaps) Ultrasounds and tissue samples have failed to prove existence of erogenous zone It's a sexual quest that has frustrated many couples for decades – and now scientists say there may be no such thing as a 'G-spot' after all.

Neurofibromatosis: I was told I might die: Brave girl, 18, describes growing up with rare condition that causes tumours to grow on her body

I was told I might die: Brave girl, 18, describes rare condition that causes tumours to grow on her body Katie's mother suffers from a mild form of the same condition When Katie Newell was 15 months old she was diagnosed with a rare condition that caused painful tumours to grow on the upper half of her body.

Neurofibromatosis: Katie Newell, 18, on growing up with Elephant man condition

I was told I might die: Brave girl, 18, describes growing up with the 'same condition as the Elephant Man' Katie's mother suffers from a mild form of the same condition When Katie Newell was 15 months old she was diagnosed with a rare condition that caused painful tumours to grow on the upper half of her body.

Neurofibromatosis : Brave girl, 18, describes growing up with same condition as Elephant man

I was told I might die: Brave girl, 18, describes growing up with the same condition as the Elephant Man Katie's mother suffers from a mild form of the same condition When Katie Newell was 15months old she was diagnosed with a rare condition that caused painful tumours to grow on the upper half of her body. She was left unable to feed properly and her parents were told she was unlikely to survive past the age of five.