Updated 27 January 2016

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18 ‘hero foods’ that can help with rheumatoid arthritis

After being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Manhattan restaurateur Seamus Mullen modified his diet to improve his health. His debut cookbook highlights 18 “hero foods” that help to manage his condition.

How the doctor would treat an acute gout attack

Dr Owen Wiese describes the symptoms of gout and what can be done to ease the considerable pain and discomfort caused by this condition.

Acupuncture and Alexander Technique improve neck pain

Single interventions for chronic neck pain don’t usually yield long-term benefits but new research suggests that acupuncture and Alexander Technique could do just that.

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