Miracle cure for migraines?

Could an ear piercing cure a migraine?

For people who don't get migraines, it's hard to understand that they're not just really bad headaches. Lasting anywhere between four and 72 hours, migraines can cause extremely painful sensitivity to light and even nausea and vomiting.

Received wisdom is that there's no cure for migraines, but Natalie Thompson says her migraines stopped ever since she had her inner-ear pierced - known as daith piercings.

Dr Bal Athwal is here to explain whether there is any truth behind this new and unexpected treatment.

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Caring for my terminally ill mum

With an estimated 700,000 young carers across the UK - all aged under 18 - for many young people childhood involves a lot more than just schoolwork and making friends. Today we meet Emily Wood who cares for her terminally ill mother Hayley and brother Joseph - while her father Kevin works round the clock to support them financially.

Ten myths surrounding HIV

...the only way we can currently beat HIV and AIDS is through increased awareness, making sure people protect themselves, increased testing and identification, and early treatment

– Dr Ranj

Although huge steps have been made to combat the disease and educate people on facts surrounding the illness - as well as a lot of stigma still surrounding it - there are still a number of myths associated with HIV.

In this video, Dr Ranj Singh joins us online, to dispel 10 myths associated with HIV.