Hypnotherapy eases irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
Hypnotherapy seems to be very effective for easing the distressing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and in a goodly proportion of cases, clears up symptoms altogether, reveal experts during a wide ranging discussion ...
New technique reduces tobacco smoke damage to lungs in mice
Researchers in Australia have demonstrated that blocking a certain protein can reduce or prevent cigarette smoke-induced lung inflammation in mice. Inflammation underlies the disease process of chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
Deep brain stimulation reduces epileptic seizures in patients with refractory partial and secondarily generalized seizur
A recent study organized by Stanford University researchers found patients with refractory partial and secondarily generalized seizures had a reduction in seizures after deep brain stimulation. This multi-center clinical ...
Stress during pregnancy may increase offspring's risk of asthma
Stress during pregnancy may raise the risk of asthma in offspring, according to researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. The researchers investigated differences in immune function ...
Siemens to revamp IT unit, cut 4,200 jobs
German industrial giant Siemens announced on Thursday a broad restructuring of its SIS information technology division that includes the elimination of 4,200 jobs worldwide.
Nissan to make electric cars in Britain from 2013
Nissan Motor on Thursday said it would start building its zero-emission Leaf electric car at a plant in Britain from 2013, saving more than 2,000 jobs in one of England's most deprived regions.
Google denied Nexus phone trademark: report
Google has been denied a trademark application for its Nexus One smartphone after the US Patent and Trademark Office said the name had been taken by a related product, a report said.
Email scam targets Facebook users: Web security firm
Computer hackers are targeting Facebook users with an email scam that attempts to steal their passwords, Web security firm McAfee said.
Attempt stalls to ban smoking at Calif state parks
(AP) -- An attempt to impose what is believed to be the nation's most far-reaching smoking ban in state parks has stalled in the California Legislature.
Wingless ants glide to safety steering with their hind legs (w/ Video)
Calif. board to study requiring condoms in porn
(AP) -- California's worker safety board voted Thursday to further study a proposal that would require porn actors to wear condoms during sex scenes.