Physicians looked at 3 groups of patients with stuffy or runny noses . The groups were treated over an 8-week period during two allergy seasons.
Researchers found patients who received both acupuncture and medicine did better than those who had medicine only.
Researchers in Norway say pregnant women should be careful with caffeine .They looked at about 60,000 pregnancies, monitoring all caffeine intake. They
found high levels of caffeine often result in low birth weight babies. But the study also found drinking coffee can lead to longer pregnancies.
There is reassuring news about the risk of cancer in women who undergo in-vitro fertilization. A national cancer institute study finds IVF treatments do not increase the risk of breast or gynecological cancers. Researchers reviewed more than 67-thousand cases of israeli women who received IVE treatments. They found about 15 hundred had breast or endometrial cancers.
That's about the same number for women who did not receive IVF treatments.
(Randall Pinkston, CBS News)