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Last Updated Sunday February 26 2017 10:12 PM IST

Back pain ups risk of early death

Back pain-approximately affecting 700 million people worldwide-is the leading cause of disability globally and may increase your risk of dying early by 13 percent, researchers warn.


Acupuncture may reduce hot flashes in menopausal women

Acupuncture is a system of alternative medicine in which fine needles are inserted in the skin at specific points along what are considered to be lines of energy (meridians), used in the treatment of various physical and mental conditions.


Are you a couch potato? Watch out!

Various studies over the last decade have demonstrated how the excessive amount of time we spend sitting down may increase the risk of death, regardless of whether or not we exercise.