Latest multiple chemical sensitivity Stories

2008-08-12 00:00:11

By Roger Dobson Doctors call them heart-sink cases: the one in four patients whose symptoms have no known cause. So are they really ill? Roger Dobson investigates Most patients expect a quick diagnosis and cure from their doctor.

2008-06-17 09:00:54

Re "Lazy Americans" (Sunday Monitor letter, May 18): Yep, it is easy to get disability benefits. It took me only 19 months.

2008-06-14 03:00:27

By Spencer, Taylor R Schur, Paul M Abstract Environmental health professionals frequently come across a health-related problem with no clear cause-and-effect relationship.

2006-03-28 12:44:27

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Work-related stress, rather than building conditions, may be what's behind the constellation of symptoms known as "sick building syndrome," according to researchers.

2005-10-14 14:33:43

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mold and dampness can cause coughing and wheezing, but there is little evidence to support the existence of the so-called toxic mold syndrome, according to a report by researchers at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.