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.

Men are MORE romantic than women (but they"re more likely to cheat), says worldwide survey

Men ARE more romantic: 48% fall in love at first sight compared with 28% of women Around 10,000 people took part in online survey about love and relationships in the 21st century While romantic, men are more unfaithful gender, with 33% admitting to having had sex outside a relationship By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 14:21 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:21 GMT, 22 April 2013 They may forget anniversaries and buy last minute Valentine’s gifts from petrol stations, but men are, apparently, more romantic than women.

Stiliyan Petrov leukaemia battle: Brave smile of the Premier League footballer transformed by cancer

Brave smile of the Premier League footballer whose super-athletic body has been utterly transformed by cancer Stiliyan Petrov was diagnosed last year after feeling tired and run downHad an acute form of the illness, meaning his survival chances were 50/50 Now in remission after chemotherapy and will take medication for two years Having learned more about his condition, says he is 'lucky to be alive' .

Popular Chinese medicine used for migraines could be FATAL, warn watchdogs

Popular Chinese medicine used for migraines could be FATAL, warn health watchdogsZheng Tian Wan is unregulated but available in the UKMedicine contains herb known as Queen of PoisonsCould be toxic for the heart and nervous systemExperts urge anyone who has taken herb to visit GP By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 16:40 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 18 April 2013 The plant remedy contains aconite a herb once dubbed the 'Queen of Poisons' A herbal medicine used by alternative practitioners to treat migraines could be fatal.

Menopausal night sweats are more common in women who smoke and are overweight

Menopausal night sweats are more common in women who smoke and are overweightLeading an unhealthy lifestyle puts women at higher risk of developing unpleasant menopausal symptoms Australian study links specific lifestyle factors and menopausal symptoms for first timeWell-educated women least likely to suffer hot flushes By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 11:42 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 17 April 2013 Women who are overweight and smoke are more likely to suffer menopausal night sweats, according to Australian research.

Drinking too much? Head to the gym: Exercise can repair damage to the brain caused by alcohol

Drinking too much Head to the gym: Exercise can repair damage to the brain caused by alcohol Aerobic exercise such as jogging may alleviate some of the white-matter damage caused by heavy drinkingExercise can slow cognitive decline related with age By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 20:04 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:04 GMT, 16 April 2013 Working out can help former heavy drinkers limit the damage alcohol has done to their brain.

Mothers-to-be "can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby" (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained)

Mothers-to-be 'can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby' (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained) Mothers should feel more relaxed about occasional tipple, research findsLight drinking does not adversely affect toddler developmentAnd it could even improve child's development in maths, reading and spatial skills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 22:12 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:13 GMT, 16 April 2013 Pregnant women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine each week will not harm their baby’s development, claim researchers.

The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and red meat are most likely to die young

The Western diet really IS a killer: People who eat white bread, butter and red meat are most likely to die young Those who ate fried and unhealthy food had doubled risk of early deathKey culprits include red meat, white bread, butter, cream and sweet foods Findings 'help explain' why heart disease is still the UK's biggest killer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:20 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 17 April 2013 The typical Western diet, high in fat and sugar, really does lead to an early grave, new research suggests.