Prolapse of the pelvic organs is uncomfortable and widespread, and its treatments are sometimes dangerous. But new approaches are on the way. During pregnancy and childbirth, muscles in the pelvis frequently become stretched and weakened. Nearby organs can later shift out of position, often leading to incontinence, pain and difficulty having intercourse. The problem is
Frequency H2O bottled water promises increased health benefits thanks to its innovative ‘vibration treatment’ – a clever marketing ploy that is helping it sell 30,000 litres a month in Oz. But as industry bodies say, the water tastes really good, so it begs to reason that this gimmick actually works – but how? Highlights &
Is it time to admit that dog-friendly offices are more exclusive than health-friendly? Illustration by Brittany England Names have been changed at request of interviewees. It builds slowly. I start coughing — one of those annoying, tickly coughs that’s hard to listen to. My eyes itch, and the tip of my nose starts to twitch.
An amazing job in my field came up a few weeks ago. It was a short contract, part-time position and I was perfectly qualified to apply. Yet, I didn’t. I couldn’t, because like so many other roles I have seen advertised recently the office was pet-friendly. And not just any pets – cats. Dogs by