Could CHILLIS hold the key to curing migraines? Scientists discover they hold clues to how the body deals with pain

Could CHILLIS hold the key to curing migraines Scientists discover they hold clues to how the body deals with pain There are similarities between what happens to brain during a migraine and how skin reacts to chilli oilWhen chilli touches the skin, it causes the release of a substance called CGRP, which increases blood flow Now hoped migraine drugs could be developed using same mechanism, to block pain signals By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 15:19 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 23 April 2013 Chilli peppers are providing scientists with vital clues on how to cure migraines.

Souper broth! An old wives" tale? No, chicken soup really CAN fight a cold, say scientists

Souper broth! An old wives' tale No, chicken soup really CAN fight a cold, say scientistsA compound found in chicken soup – carnosine – helps the body’s immune system to fight the early stages of flu, research has found | UPDATED: 22:11 GMT, 22 December 2012 Super food: A compound found in chicken soup, called carnosine, helps the body's immune system to fight the early stages of flu, researchers have found Chicken soup is good for the soul, they say.

Kid"s won"t eat their greens? Stickers work better than "false" words of praise

Children won”t eat their greens Stickers work better than “false” words of praiseSmall rewards help change children”s attitudes to foodVerbal praise not effective as youngsters see it as “insincere” A study found youngsters who were offered small rewards were more inclined to eat vegetables If you”re fighting a losing battle trying to convince your children to gobble up their greens, a simple solution might be at hand. A study found that youngsters who were offered small rewards, such as stickers, for eating shunned foods were more inclined to change their attitude. However verbal praise didn”t work in the majority of cases, as researchers said parents” words might have seemed “insincere”.