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.

Another reason to go to work on an egg – it could lower your blood pressure

Another reason to go to work on an egg – it could lower your blood pressure Component in egg whites can lower blood pressure as much as Captopril, a high blood-pressure drugHas ability to block the action of ACE, a substance produced in the body that raises blood pressure By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 19:07 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:15 GMT, 9 April 2013 Egg whites could lower blood pressure in the same way as medication, new research has found.

The latest weapon against superbugs? An antibiotic made from human SWEAT

The latest weapon against superbugs An antibiotic made from human SWEAT Chemical in sweat called dermcidin kills harmful germsIs activated in salty, slightly acidic perspiration May now be used to develop infection-fighting drugs By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 16:08 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:25 GMT, 22 February 2013 An antibiotic created from sweat could fend off hospital superbugs and deadly strains of TB, researchers say.