Olivia Maynard reports on a recent Cochrane review that investigates talking therapies for reducing alcohol consumption in illicit drug users. The reviewers found no differences in the effectiveness of different psychotherapies (motivational interviewing, brief interventions, CBT) and insufficient evidence to draw any meaningful conclusions.
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Researchers find a possible way of curing peanut allergies by using large doses of a certain kind of probiotic. Earlier studies have found that gut bacteria can greatly affect many areas of our health. Our immune system, food cravings and even some other types of behaviors. A previous study have shown that mice are more likely to develop peanut allergies if they don’t have certain types of gut bacteria. Now new research from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute find that
According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, Americans spend upwards of $10 billion on for Valentine’s Day. And in true Valentine’s Day fashion, most of the adults surveyed were expecting to purchase candy, flowers, and/or a nice evening out for their partners. If you are one of those who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you might be thinking that these behaviors sound pretty familiar. The smell of roses and cologne will fill the air. Succulent wine and chocolate will