Cold and pain

Jan 29, 2020

Cold and pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, anecdotal evidence shows that you’re more likely to suffer pain from conditions such as osteoarthritis when the temperature drops….

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To ice or not to ice?

Nov 29, 2019

To ice or not to ice?

Doctors and physios have been insisting that reducing inflammation aids recovery from injured soft tissue since the 1970s. The acronym RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation…

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Painkillers for depression

Nov 29, 2019

Painkillers for depression

Two studies in the last year have concluded that over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin could have a surprising side-effect of reducing depression. Last…

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How dampness affects pain

Nov 27, 2019

Dampness affects pain

People often claim that the pain of arthritis gets worse when it’s cold and damp. New research from the University of Manchester (published in NPJ…

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Oct 28, 2019

Quantum Computer

Google has developed a prototype computer that can perform a task in 200 seconds that would take the world’s fastest supercomputer 10,000 years to complete….

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Obesity in children

Oct 28, 2019

Obesity in children

The World Obesity Federation has released its findings from a study of 196 countries worldwide. In their ‘Atlas of Childhood Obesity’, the WOF forecasts that…

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Soft drink risk

Sep 27, 2019

Optimists live longer

A new study indicates that positive thinking can increase our chances of living past the age of 85 by 50% or more. Researchers from Boston…

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Athlete Swimming

Sep 27, 2019

Athletes have bad teeth

Performance athletes look after their bodies – their teeth included. In a study of 352 male and female athletes from 11 sports, including cycling, swimming,…

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Soft drink risk | Fizzy Drinks

Sep 24, 2019

Soft drink risk

The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently concluded a study across 10 European countries, with 450,000 participants over an average period of 16 years…

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The meat debate

Aug 30, 2019

The meat debate

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC – has released a special report on agriculture and human diet in the context of global…

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