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30 minutes of daily meditation may reduce anxiety and depression

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 17:49

A new study by Indian origin researcher has revealed that meditating for 30 minutes daily may help improve symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Breast cancer drug halves disease risk in post-menopausal women

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:37

A new study has shown that taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduces the chances of developing the disease in high risk post-menopausal women by 53 percent compared with women who took a placebo.

Is acupuncture a research-proven treatment-or just a `theatrical placebo?`

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 13:35

Researchers have presented opposing viewpoints regarding the use of acupuncture for pain relief.

Food aphrodisiacs may not boost your love life

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 15:11

It`s been said that food is the language of love but a Kansas State University nutrition expert and registered dietitian has asserted that food aphrodisiacs may not promote romantic feelings or sexual desire.

Vitamin D may not ease knee pain: Study

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 22:23

Vitamin D supplements do not appear to ease knee pain in people with kneeosteoarthritis, a new study has claimed

Half the benefit of sleeping pills comes from `placebo effect`

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 18:02

Much of the effects of sleeping pills are in the mind, according to a study.

Placebo can trick brain into taking it for real

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 20:26

A placebo, resembling an actual anti-depressant, can "trick" the brain into responding in the same manner as its real counterpart.

Antidepressant, talk therapy fail to beat placebo

Last Updated: Thursday, December 22, 2011, 09:00

Neither antidepressants nor talk therapy were able to outperform inactive placebo pills in a trial on depression treatment.

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