A reader finds that gel from an aloe vera leaf stops the itching of mosquito bites quickly. No scientists have studied this approach. Will you try it?
Is there any science to support the use of home and herbal remedies? Many health professionals like randomized controlled trials. So do we! Here are data.
One reader reports that applying Sea Breeze Astringent Original Formula to the underarms took care of keto body odor. Maybe it changed the skin microbiome.
Cutting out sweets and foods with high-fructose corn syrup helped two people take control of their diabetes, lose weight and feel healthy.
A study from Denmark shows better blood sugar control among people with diabetes following low-carb diets. They also had less fatty livers.
If you want to take melatonin for better sleep, the timing is best if you take it half an hour to an hour before turning out the lights.
Although doctors can prescribe drugs for RLS, many people would prefer nonpharmacologic approaches. Do you take magnesium for your restless legs syndrome?
A few readers report that applying castor oil to an actinic keratosis on their skin made the bumpy spot clear up and drop off.
People who drink coffee after abdominal surgery get their bowels moving faster and can often leave the hospital earlier. Three cups daily did the trick.
Hear how an American physician decided to mix allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine to treat his metastatic neck cancer. Should we all learn to combine them?
One reader reports that stepping into a hornet's nest and getting stung had an unanticipated benefit: long-lasting plantar fasciitis pain was eased.
According to a study, older people who drink cherry juice score better on tests of cognitive function after three months.
Numerous studies show that anthocyanins in blueberries help lower systolic blood pressure and improve cognitive performance of impaired individuals.
Some readers find that keeping a bar of soap under the bottom sheet helps keep hips and knees from aching during the night.
Chinese elders who ate garlic often were more likely to enjoy a long life than those who rarely indulged.
When you need to remove a splinter, home remedies like duct tape or white glue can be helpful.
Spanish scientists find that a mostly vegetarian diet with vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts and olive oil may help you control your weight.
A study of older Americans show that people who eat nuts live longer. However, peanut butter eaters get no advantage.
A reader shares his experience with vinegar for painful box jellyfish stings. Scientists say vinegar can help, but "Sting No More" works better.