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Forget the 10,000-steps-a-day rule—walking 3,000 steps in 30 minutes could be enough, especially if you have congestive heart failure and you want to improve your chances of a long life.
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.
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.
If you’re suffering from chronic pain or depression, consider a course of acupuncture—it can super-charge any conventional medication you’re taking, researchers have discovered.
One in five cases of breast cancer are known as triple-negative, and are the most lethal form—but a compound found in herbs such as thyme and parsley, and celery and broccoli, stops them spreading, scientists have discovered this week.