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Medicine hasn't got a clue about how to treat pelvic pain or even where it's coming from, but Drs David Wise and Rodney Anderson have come up with a solution.
Sean Codling says he's cured and back to his active self after pinpointing the root cause of his crippling ankylosing spondylitis—bacteria in the gut.
Some say 'moderate' amounts of alcohol may be good for us—but a major new study claims that almost any amount could be lethal.
Virtually all of medicine believes that back pain has a mechanical origin—whether from over- or underuse—but as Cate Montana has discovered, the latest evidence shows that unfriendly bacteria could be causing your pain
One of the best ways to get healthy is to move your body like a caveman, says Charlotte Watts.
If you're going out for a woodland walk and your blood group happens to be Type A, then cover up—you're much more likely to be bitten by a tick that can spread Lyme disease.
Eating your last meal of the day earlier—and at least before 9pm—helps lower your risk of breast and prostate cancer. And if you do snack later than that, you'll get a similar protective effect if you wait two hours after eating before going to bed.
If you're among the 30 per cent who are 'prediabetic', which means your blood sugar levels are starting to get too high, try going on a low-carb diet. After just a month, you'll start seeing some big improvements in your health, and that's especially true if you're a woman, a new study has discovered.
It's like it never happened. Despite the billions spent on low-fat foods and drinks and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, researchers have confirmed that full-fat milk, yoghurt, cheese and butter won't do you any harm. In fact, the foods can help protect against a stroke.
Apples are supposed to keep the doctor away—but oranges have their part to play, too. Eating an orange a day will help ward off macular disease, one of the most common eye problems that can lead to blindness as we get older.
Ten years ago, teacher and artist Lisa Pugh was depressed, housebound, in constant pain and could only get up the stairs by crawling. She'd just been given a diagnosis of fibromyalgia—after suffering on-and-off with aches and pains, severe fatigue and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for nearly two decades—and was told by her doctor that she'd only get worse.
On Christmas day, 1956, in Stolberg, Germany, a baby girl was born with no ears. Her father was a chemist at the company Chemie Grünenthal, and his wife had taken samples of the company's sedative drug, Distaval, which were handed out to employees. Distaval—containing the active ingredient thalidomide—was sold over-the-counter as a remedy for a variety of ailments, including morning sickness. No one realized at the time that this baby would be the first of thousands to suffer tragic deformities and disabilities from the drug.