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Chance of water births being urged for mums-to-be

..., less stress// to the baby and a reduced need for painkilling drugs, compared to traditional birthing practices. Furthermore, women who have waterbirths also tend to have fewer interventions, and shorter labours. A survey conducted by the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) has revealed that while 90 per cent of wo...

Aspirin Found To Be Effective In Reducing Breast Cancer Rates

...rs say , that the drug aspirin ,best known for its painkilling effects, if used regularly might offer protection against breast cancer. // Cancer prevention has all along focused on modification of lifestyle factors, but recent research has been centered on chemoprevention, or the use of chemical agents to preve...

Wishing the pain away

...e that reveals the activity of the brain’s natural painkilling endorphin chemicals, also called endogenous opioids. As the researchers alerted participants that the placebo was coming, and injected the placebo dose, the amount of additional concentrated salt water needed to maintain participants’ pain over tim...

Foetuses Cant Feel Pain Says A Leading Psychologist

...ors who carry out abortions after 22 weeks without painkilling drugs would be fined $100,000 (£57,700) and lose their medical licence. Comparing the pain response of an unborn baby to that of a fruit fly larva that reacts to a flame by bending and rolling away, Dr Derbyshire described it as merely an automatic ...

Chronic pain can be cooled off !

...e surface of the skin where the pain is to cause a painkilling effect that could last for hours afterwards.'...

A New Target for Painkillers: Snail Toxins Show the Way

...en reported previously as a target for any kind of painkilling medication. McIntosh says Vc1.1 is administered by subcutaneous (under the skin) injection. McIntosh hopes the new findings make it feasible to develop a painkiller based on RgIA that could be taken orally, but he believes that will take at least 1...

Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller

... to detach a molecule from the venom that also had painkilling properties in humans. Now researchers have produced a synthetic version of the compound with parallel pain-killing effects, and it forms the foundation of the new drug, Prialt. Prialt is designed to ease persistent pains in people who suffer from...

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