Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes: Study

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms., But […]

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Keep your ticker up – the truth about heart-rate monitors

As an old-school runner, I’ve always had a rather scathing attitude towards heart-rate monitors, fitness trackers and associated technology. But […]

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How to get fit quick while lying down

I do so empathise with Lucy Mangan’s keep-fit antipathy (Get off the couch!, G2, 8 March), but pilates might just […]

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Psoriasis patients have reduced access to efficient treatment method with age

A new study from Umeå University in Sweden shows that age plays a huge role when it comes to patients’ […]

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Depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts found in former finasteride users

New research, to be published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, finds that men who developed persistent sexual side effects […]

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Edited stem cells offer hope of precision therapy for blindness

Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient’s own corrected cells as replacement tissue. Using a […]

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Current vision screening recommendations for older adults have merit

The chair of ophthalmology at the University of Michigan examined a recent report investigating the value of vision screening for […]

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Botox: How Does Botox Work?

Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin.It is used medically […]

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Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High school football players wearing loose helmets suffer worse concussion effects than players whose helmets fit properly, new research suggests. […]

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