Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015   

Breast-feeding advice 'not given to new mothers'
Despite medical evidence showing the benefits of breast-feeding and how to prevent cot deaths, some doctors are not passing on the information to new mothers.

Living with food allergies
One of Matthew Mitchell's earliest memories involves a hamburger in a drive-thru late at night. It wasn't a happy meal.

Bug off!
Summer is mosquito time but you can protect your little ones from bites with Para'kito.

Just 10 trees can add seven years to your life
Leafy, treelined streets aren't just good for property values; they may also be good for your health.

Move to stay alert
Scientists testing experimental drugs to prevent or reverse Alzheimer's disease have for years endured a drumbeat of inconclusive and disappointing trial results.

Blemish-free decades
Hard to believe but The Body Shop's tea tree oil range is 20 years old.

The light touch
If, like me, you like the idea of permanent hair removal but hate having to go into a studio for regular sessions, then the iluminage Touch is the perfect solution.

Learning to be mindful
Nearly 6,000 british schoolchildren will take part in a trial designed to assess whether mindfulness training can improve their mental health.

Go with the gut
Scientists seeking to develop the next generation of antibiotics may have found a clue within the human body: a protein that distinguishes between our cells and those of microbes, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Total flexibility
High-performance brand 2xu is already a cult favorite among hikers, trail- runners and marathoners. But now it is moving indoors - into the studio fitness arena.

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