Breakthrough drug gives women with aggressive form of breast cancer six months longer to live without condition worsening | UPDATED: 11:48 GMT, 9 December 2012 A new breakthrough drug cuts the risk of dying early by one-third for women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
Cannabis plant extract ‘could stop aggressive breast cancer from spreading’. Compound in the plant does not produce psychoactive properties of cannabis.Found not only to stop breast cancer cells from acting ‘crazy’ but also to return to normal cells
Only using an asthma inhaler when having an attack is 'just as effective' as daily dose For two decades, mild asthma sufferers have been told to take a daily dose of inhaled steroid medicineScientists now think this treatment is no better than just inhaling when they symptoms occur | UPDATED: 11:58 GMT, 14 September 2012 Asthmatics who use their inhalers as part of a daily routine fare no better than those who use them only when they have an attack, research suggests.
Having holiday jabs Why it's essential to get a good night's sleep afterwards People were 11.5 times less likely to be protected by vaccine if they had fewer than six hours sleep compared to those who had more than seven | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 1 August 2012 If you're due to have some vaccinations before your summer holidays, make sure you get a decent night's kip afterwards – it could effect whether they work or not.
Why you SHOULD forgive and forget – it's good for your heart Those who thought about a hurtful event in a forgiving way were protected from spikes in blood pressureHypertension increases the risk of heart attack and stroke | UPDATED: 09:24 GMT, 30 July 2012 They say to err is human, to forgive divine.
Women with diabetes 'are less satisfied with their sex lives' Diabetic women had sex as often as non-diabetic women but were more likely to have problemsThis could be due to nerve damage caused by higher blood sugar levels | UPDATED: 15:27 GMT, 26 July 2012 People with diabetes must regularly check their blood sugar levels Middle-aged and older women who have diabetes find sex more of a struggle than those without the condition, say researchers.
Brain hub that helps birds learn how to sing 'goes wrong' in people with movement disorders | UPDATED: 11:27 GMT, 21 May 2012 The part of the brain which controls how birds learn their songs could be a key to treating disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, a study shows.
How women's hearts can be broken by mental stress such as bereavement | UPDATED: 00:32 GMT, 25 April 2012 Heartbroken: The hearts of women are less able to handle mental stress than men's.
Dude, where's my medicine Prescription marijuana without the memory loss on the horizon The cannabis plant has pain-relieving properties but can also increase the risk of memory problems and psychosis Marijuana is commonly used for pain relief in many U.S states, but has regrettable side-effects such as making you forgetful.
Babies more than twice as likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines Babies are two-and-a-half times more likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines, say researchers.