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06 May Bad stomach? Try a hot pepper

Have an upset stomach? A new study suggests that chili peppers might help. It may sound bizarre, but researchers at the University of Connecticut found that a chemical in chili peppers played a role in the calming the gut, at least in mice. Apparently, there's a...

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06 Apr Cure knee pain with… sugar injections?

An alternative medicine approach to joint pain that typically uses injections of sugar or sodium may be worth trying for knee osteoarthritis after traditional approaches fail, a recent review suggests. Knee osteoarthritis, a leading cause of pain and disability in older adults, occurs when flexible tissue...

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31 Mar Newsflash: grandma was right

In an indigenous group of people in South America, researchers are finding the healthiest blood vessels ever studied, thanks in part to a diet that's rich in complex carbs. The Tsimane people — who live in the Bolivian Amazon — were five times less likely to...

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