Resilient People Experience More Relief From Placebos
Being a "tough-cookie" could get you further in life than most people think, for example, you may be able to reap the benefits of pain relief from a placebo pill, according to new neuroscience research led by the University of Michigan. The new research shows it isn't just your mind telling you the fake drug is working or not...
60% Of Largest U.S. Cities Now Have Smoke-Free Laws
Out of the 50 largest cities in America, 30 are now protected by smoke free laws which ban smoking from all indoor parts of bars, restaurants and private work areas, according to a recent report released by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)...
Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice
A breakthrough new experimental treatment that uses nanoparticles covered with proteins to trick the immune system, managed to stop it attacking myelin and halt disease progression in mice with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). The researchers say the approach may also be applicable to other auto-immune diseases such as asthma and type 1 diabetes...