Tag Archives: Natural

Woman’s ridiculous list of ‘natural birth control options’ debunked by botanist

We all know that if you don’t want to get pregnant, you have to have use some form of contraception. We also know, that even when using birth control, accidents can still sometimes happen. But what you probably don’t know, is that there are some people out there who think eating papayas and figs for… Read More »

Disturbed sleep linked to mental health problems in natural disaster survivors

Preliminary results from a new study suggest that sleep disturbances are associated with mental health problems among survivors of a natural disaster even two years after the event. The researchers surveyed survivors two years after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Results show that 94% reported experiencing subsequent insomnia symptoms after the disaster. Two years later,… Read More »

A pill that mimics natural antibodies could fight many kinds of flu

Drugs inspired by antibodies could help us combat fluMIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images By Michael Le Page When the next flu pandemic comes, we may be better prepared. A pharmaceutical company has developed a conventional drug that mimics the effect of antibodies that are effective against a wide range of flu viruses. Conventional drugs are cheaper and… Read More »

19 natural remedies for a headache

Headaches are a very common form of pain and can be a nuisance when someone has one. Rather than reaching for over-the-counter painkillers, there are many natural methods that people can try to help them get rid of a headache. In this article, we look at a range of home and natural remedies for headaches.… Read More »