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Briton Audrey Schoeman revived after six-hour cardiac arrest

Media playback is unsupported on your device A British woman whose heart stopped beating for six hours has been brought back to life in what doctors have described as an “exceptional case”. Audrey Schoeman developed severe hypothermia when she was caught in a snowstorm while hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees with her husband in November.… Read More »

Double the number of women suffer from dementia — so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?

Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer’s patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force behind the first “Women’s Brain Health Day,” launched this week, most research on these disorders focus on only one gender — right down to the mice… Read More »

How Often Should I Get a Massage?

How Often Should I Get a Massage? Massage therapy is a very old practice, dating back thousands of years. However, unlike a lot of ancient healing techniques, massage has yet to be discredited. Science is finding that it may have some of the health benefits the ancients claimed. Perhaps you’re one of the many people… Read More »