Drug which can stop post-traumatic stress disorder could be on the way after successful test in mice

Drug which can stop post-traumatic stress disorder could be on the way after successful test in miceResearchers prevent learning and memory problems in mice after subjecting them to stressClinical trials of new drug could begin in a few years | UPDATED: 20:29 GMT, 30 August 2012 Hope on the horizon: Scientists believe they may be able to combat post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that often afflicts war veterans A drug could be developed to treat war veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, it was revealed today.

Cancer "smart bomb" treatment "could attack cancer while simultaneously boosting the immune system"

Cancer 'smart bomb' treatment 'could attack cancer while simultaneously boosting the immune system' | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 15 July 2012 A 'smart bomb' which simultaneously attacks cancers and boosts the immune system has been successfully tested by researchers.

A glass of wine a day "protects women against brittle bones"

Good news for drinkers! A glass of wine a day 'protects women against brittle bones' Bones or regular female drinkers grew weaker after they stopped drinking for two weeksHowever, bone density increased a day after they resumed drinking | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 11 July 2012 Tipple: A glass or two in the evening has a beneficial effect on bone density, researchers say Having one or two glasses of wine a day protects women against brittle bone disease, scientists believe.

Antioxidant supplement "reduces irritability and repetitive behaviour in autistic children"

Antioxidant supplement 'reduces irritability and repetitive behaviour in autistic children' Scientists believe N-Acetylcysteine, or NAC, could be an effective therapy for autistic children | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 30 May 2012 An antioxidant supplement may be an effective therapy for autism, according to scientists.

Mixing herbal remedies with conventional GP drugs "could put lives at risk"

Mixing herbal remedies with conventional GP drugs 'could put lives at risk'Research shows the combination can trigger unwanted side effects and health problemsGreatest danger faced by younger and older people and those with multiple health conditions | UPDATED: 01:45 GMT, 3 May 2012 Findings: Dr Catherine Ulbricht Herbal and complementary treatments may put lives at risk when they are mixed with conventional medicines, an expert has warned.

Ashley treatment: Should parents stop their very disabled children from growing up?

Should parents stop their very disabled children from growing up Father sparks debate about treatment that could spread to UK | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 16 March 2012 At least a dozen families with severely disabled children have decided to put them through a controversial therapy to stop them growing into adults, according to reports.