March 28, 2011
No Good Evidence That Folk Remedies Ease Colic
Fennel extract, herbal tea
and sugar water relieved colic in some infants better than a
placebo, according to a new study that reviewed clinical trials of
alternative remedies for colic.
Airport Scanners Appear Safe, Study Finds
Radiation from the
full-body scanners increasingly used to screen U.S. airline
passengers is not a significant health threat, University of
California researchers report.
Medical Marijuana Might Slow Thinking Among MS
As the debate over medical
marijuana use continues, a new study among multiple sclerosis
patients -- who often use the drug to relieve pain and muscle
spasticity -- adds to the argument that smoking pot clouds thinking