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8 Ways to be happier! »

beach time! We all want to be happier don't we? Here at Good News Stories we have uncovered eight ways to be happier :) 1. Buy some happiness. Our basic psychological needs include feeling loved, secure, and good at what we do. You also want to have a sense of control. Money doesn’t automatically fill these requirements, but it sure can [...]

Racing driver showing encouraging signs »

The seven-times Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is “showing moments of awakening” after three months in a coma in a hospital in Grenoble, his manager revealed today. Previous updates on Schumacher's condition had spoken of the motor racing legend showing signs of responding to stimulus. Today’s statement implies that he has [...]

Secrets of long life revealed! »

We'd all like to live forever but the one thing in life that is a certainty is death! But this is good news stories and we'd like to report on some ways of extending your life as long as possible! So what makes people live so long — nature or nurture? "The average person should be able to live to 90 years old if they exercise, eat well, and [...]

Don’t let a cold get you inflight! »

Are you taking a long haul flight soon and worried about the prospect of catching a cold or worse? We've all been there — you're on a full flight, stuck in the middle seat between a cougher and a sneezer with nowhere to turn. Are you doomed to get sick? Dr. Travis Stork, co-host of "The Doctors," says there may be something you can do. If [...]

New breakthrough for Malaria treatment »

There is new hope that a vaccine could be prepared in the battle against Malaria which still affects millions of people around the developing world. Scientists now believe that they understand how the malaria parasite entersred blood cells. The scientists, who work for the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK, identified a red blood [...]

Research into cancer moving forward in big leaps »

From the Guardian, UK. The head of the UK's leading cancer charity has said understanding of the disease is advancing "exponentially", as potentially groundbreaking trials to genetically test tumours of 9,000 newly diagnosed patients begin. Describing a "golden era" of research, Harpal Kumar, the chief executive of Cancer Research UK, said [...]

TeloVac could revolutionise cancer treatment »

TeloVac could revolutionise cancer treatment

Good news from the world of medical research. A ''universal'' vaccine, which is part of a new generation of drugs that use the body's own defenses to fight the disease, stopping tumours in their tracks, could be available in just two years. The TeloVac jab could revolutionise the treatment of cancer. But it is hoped it will be [...]

Zinc could be the answer to the common cold »

People who begin using zinc lozenges, tablets or syrup at the first signs of a common cold are more likely to get well faster, researchers reported Tuesday. But the new findings probably won't be the last word on the issue, which has been the subject of debate since the idea was first proposed in 1984. Since that time, 18 studies have [...]

Virtual reality can ease pain »

Virtual reality can ease pain

From BBC News Burn patients in the United States are being helped to escape the pain of burn injuries by immersing them in the virtual reality of a computer game during treatment. Agony from severe burns can be one of the most intense and prolonged types of pain you can experience. And for many, the rehabilitation treatment is as painful [...]

Curry could be good for your liver »

Curry could be good for your liver

Researchers from the USA have claimed that Indian food could be good for your liver.  Curcumin, a chemical that gives curry its zing, holds promise in preventing or treating liver damage from an advanced form of a condition known as fatty liver disease. Curcurmin is contained in turmeric, a plant used by the Chinese to make traditional [...]

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