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People often turn to painkillers such as ibuprofen when they have low back pain—but the drugs don’t work and could cause unwelcome side effects. In other words, the risks outweigh the benefits, a new study has found.
Described as using sympathetic resonances with subtle energy fields, the Q-Link and devices like it have attracted the scorn of the sceptics—but an independent scientific study has discovered they really do reduce stress levels.
If high cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease (which it doesn’t), what does? The real culprit could be air pollution—from cars and industrial processes—as a major new study from China suggests.
Stress and anxiety could have more to do with your gut than your brain—and so adding prebiotics like raw asparagus and cooked onions to your diet could help you cope better.
Foreign particles are getting into routine vaccinations in the manufacturing process—and the contaminations could explain the increase in adverse reactions to many common vaccines, such as the HPV and the MMR, say scientists.
If you’ve got a cold or flu, don’t take one of the common painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen. The drugs increase the risk of a heart attack while you’ll snuffling.
A screening of Vaxxed, the film directed by Andrew Wakefield, is going ahead at a secret venue in London on February 14—after it was pulled from another cinema that had been targeted by protestors. It will also be screened at the European Parliament on Thursday (February 9th) and in Paris next week.
Exercise and physical activity may have many benefits—but losing weight isn’t one of them. In fact, people who exercise regularly are more likely to put on a pound or two, a new study has found.