Weighed Down By A Man Bag?

According to a recent survey carried out by Vouchercodes.co.uk, men are catching up with women with regards to the amount of stuff they now carry around on a daily basis. It is estimated that on average men now carry around £880 worth of items, including smartphones, laptops, tablets, glasses and digital cameras. The survey found that Read the rest…

The effects computers can have on our bodies

In 1997, reports from the US Census Bureau stated that 92 million American adults used a computer, ~40% of households had one and that half of employed adults used computers on the job. The long-term effects of using computers so often are uncertain, however in the short-term studies have concluded musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders of Read the rest…

Sticking your neck out for Chiropractic

If you haven’t undergone chiropractic treatment before, a new study from the British Medical Journal highlights that not only can manual therapy help your mobility; it can also prove cheaper than alternative methods for the same problem. Research conducted in Amsterdam studied 183 patients (aged 18-70) who had been suffering neck pain for at least Read the rest…

DHA, not EPA, responsible for omega-3 prostate cancer risk

There have been some alarmist headlines recently regarding omega-3 supplements causing a higher risk of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, the media still insists on treating omega-3 as a generic nutrient category, when the actions of EPA and DHA are very distinct. Head of Clinical Nutrition at Igennus Healthcare, Dr Nina Bailey, has examined the recent study Read the rest…