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The end of back pain

In this special issue of WDDTY, we offer a trio of articles to help you tackle back pain that results from our modern lifestyles. Biomechanist Katy Bowman offers the best positions for working at a desk, NeuroMovement® specialist Anat Baniel provides three exercises to combat sitting and our reporter Cate Montana investigates three new therapies that get to the root of the problem: faulty posture.

Are you an apple or a pear?

Medicine still relies on the BMI score to determine who is overweight or obese—but it’s not an accurate measure of health. Instead, whether you’re an apple or a pear is a better guide.

Don’t let the fats spoil the cholesterol theory

There’s a joke that used to do the rounds of newspaper offices: don’t let the facts spoil the story. Medicine seems to have its equivalent version, with inconvenient truths being buried to safeguard a cherished theory.

Hear, hear – Natural solutions for hearing loss

You don’t just have to put up with hearing loss, says Harald Gaier. Working out the cause could be the key to curing it.

Natural vs medical - Omega-3s vs Ritalin for ADHD

Could fish oils do a better job of treating ADHD than the powerful stimulant Ritalin? Joanna Evans investigates

Latest news

NEWS Parsley and dill could be the new safer chemo, say Russian scientists

July 27th 2016

Compounds found in parsley and dill can fight cancer and could be a natural, and safer, alternative to chemotherapy, say Russian scientists. The compounds are the building blocks of an isoflavone that naturally blocks the rapid division of cancer cells.

NEWS The 10 ways you can avoid stroke

July 27th 2016 /

Stroke is the second major killer in the world—and it’s also the most avoidable. There are 10 simple things that can eliminate up to 90 per cent of all cases, researchers say.

NEWS Is coffee good or bad for us? It’s neutral

July 27th 2016

One week we’re told that coffee is good for us, the next it’s bad. Tired of this flip-flopping health advice, researchers have reviewed 1,277 studies published from the mid-1970s—and discovered that drinking three to four cups a day has a neutral effect on our health, but may be mildly beneficial.

NEWS Turn that light off to slow effects of ageing

July 22nd 2016 /

Artificial light in our homes and offices could be an unsuspected cause of diseases ‘of ageing’—such as osteoporosis and muscle loss—that affect our ability to stand and walk. The good news is that the symptoms can be reversed if we spend more time with the lights off when it gets dark.

NEWS More cannabis, fewer prescription drugs

July 22nd 2016 /

It may be controversial, but the decision by several states in the US to legalise the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes has resulted in fewer pharmaceutical drugs being prescribed.

Latest features

FEATURE The end of back pain

In this special issue of WDDTY, we offer a trio of articles to help you tackle back pain that results from our modern lifestyles. Biomechanist Katy Bowman offers the best positions for working at a desk, NeuroMovement® specialist Anat Baniel provides three exercises to combat sitting and our reporter Cate Montana investigates three new therapies that get to the root of the problem: faulty posture.

FEATURE ‘How I beat eczema’

Frustrated with conventional treatments for her daughter’s severe eczema, Natalie Balmond decided to create her own remedy using natural ingredients—with great success

FEATURE Are you an apple or a pear?

Medicine still relies on the BMI score to determine who is overweight or obese—but it’s not an accurate measure of health. Instead, whether you’re an apple or a pear is a better guide.

FEATURE Don’t let the fats spoil the cholesterol theory

There’s a joke that used to do the rounds of newspaper offices: don’t let the facts spoil the story. Medicine seems to have its equivalent version, with inconvenient truths being buried to safeguard a cherished theory.

FEATURE Hear, hear – Natural solutions for hearing loss

You don’t just have to put up with hearing loss, says Harald Gaier. Working out the cause could be the key to curing it.

FEATURE Natural vs medical - Omega-3s vs Ritalin for ADHD

Could fish oils do a better job of treating ADHD than the powerful stimulant Ritalin? Joanna Evans investigates


FEATURE So you think you need knee replacement surgery?

July 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 4)

Medicine claims a 95 per cent success rate with this operation. But the real situation is not so rosy.

Previous features

FEATURE Energy Medicine – How I beat chronic fatigue

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

Rebecca Cotterall is a very busy 25-year-old. As well as running a successful nutritional therapy practice from her home in Chorley, Lancashire, she also writes a monthly healthy-eating column for a local magazine, and regularly gives inspirational and educational talks to students and fellow practitioners. She even finds the time to volunteer at her local church and take her dog, Fudge, for walks in the park in between meeting clients.

FEATURE Natural vs medical - Butterbur vs antihistamines for hay fever

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

Should you trust a herbal remedy rather than an antihistamine to tackle your hay fever symptoms? Joanna Evans investigates

FEATURE Boob jobs busted

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

New research shows that silicone in breast implants migrates all over your body. Lynne McTaggart weighs up the evidence

FEATURE Depression: it’s not your brain it’s your thyroid

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

As antidepressant use soars, Celeste McGovern investigates a renegade psychiatrist’s view that mental health may be all in your thyroid, not in your head

FEATURE Reversing Alzheimer’s disease

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

These natural remedies may help stave off cognitive decline, says Harald Gaier.

FEATURE Rubbing up the right way

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

There’s a raft of massage treatments out there—from deep tissue and Thai massage to myofascial release. Cate Montana sorts out the best techniques for particular conditions

FEATURE The Dangerous Seven - operations that lead to complications and death

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

There are around 35 emergency operations—but only seven of them are responsible for the vast majority of deaths and complications

FEATURE Powering up the middle

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

In this second part of our series on NeuroMovements, Anat Baniel shows you how to wake up a lazy pelvis

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