Massage and Arthritis

A number of studies have been conducted to determine the benefits of massage for patients with arthritis. Results found that massage may provide short-term pain relief for individuals with arthritis-related pain. Moreover, massage was also found to help temporarily...

Obesity and relationship to hip and knee Osteoarthritis

This current study aimed to determine the relationship between obesity (current and historic) and osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip. It was found that OA of these areas is better predicted by body mass index (BMI) over one’s lifespan rather than current BMI....

Dietary Intake of Fibre in Relation to Knee Pain Trajectories

In this study, researchers surveyed whether fibre consumption was connected with knee pain. They concluded that high dietary total or grain fibre (25g per day) consumption was connected with lower risks of developing moderate and severe knee pain.   Reference: Dai Z,...

The Effect of Honey on Nocturnal Cough

Honey is recommended as a cough medicine by the World Health Organisation. In this randomized controlled study, the effect of 3 types of honey for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infection –associated cough in 300 children aged 1-5 years were compared to a...