Health

Turning to alternatives,      not drugs, for pain relief

Turning to alternatives, not...

September 13

NEW YORK — Many years ago I was plagued with debilitating headaches associated with a number of seemingly unrelated activities that included cooking and sewing. I thought I...

Being active when young may strengthen the adult brain

Being active when young may...

September 08

NEW YORK — Being active in youth may change the inner workings of brain cells much later in life and sharpen some types of thinking, according to a remarkable new neurological...

Good and bad news on aspirin and colon cancer: Study

Good and bad news on aspirin and...

September 06

PARIS — Daily aspirin use — known to reduce the risk of colon cancer — could also make the disease harder to treat if it does occur, researchers reported on Wednesday (Sept 6).

Brain recovery ‘lagging’ after sports concussion

Brain recovery ‘lagging’ after sports...

August 31

PARIS — Changes in brain structure and function after a concussion remained visible in university athletes even after they were medically cleared to resume competitive sports,...

Discontent fuels rage crimes in South Korea

Discontent fuels rage crimes in South...

August 23

SEOUL — The painter was renovating the exterior of an apartment block when he plunged to his death. Incensed by noise from the workman’s phone, a resident went to the roof and...

Weight bias can start early and takes a heavy toll

Weight bias can start early and takes...

August 23

NEW YORK — A very slender friend recently admitted to me that she “can’t stand to be around fat people”. Her reaction is almost visceral, and it prompts her to avoid social and...