Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 18 April 2017 Weather is giving you back pain or causes your arthritis to flare up? One frequently hears people complain that inclement weather is giving them back pain or causes their arthritis to flare up. It’s an idea that dates back to ancient Roman times, but new research conducted in Australia shows that there is no scientific evidence to actually link these phenomena. Researchers compared weather conditions with the time hundreds of volunteers suffering from knee osteoarthritis and lower back pain noticed the onset of pain. The results suggest no connection between humidity, air pressure, temperature, humidity, rain or wind direction and soreness. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle This breathing exercise will get you to hold your breath for over two minutes Fitness Meet Gareth Scott, the gamer breaking stereotypes by helping others get fit Sex Gonorrhoea 101: Everything you need to know about the STI Natural Health Is integrative medicine right for you? News #Health24 ICYMI: Sweeping changes to healthcare; the girl who lived on water and gum; and WHO makes history News Motsoaledi not out ‘to destroy the private health sector’ From our sponsors Congestion associated with sinuses can ruin your day Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier Living with sinusitis » 7 common sinusitis myths you shouldn’t believe Are you using the correct treatment for your sinusitis? How your mucus can be a guide to sinusitis treatment Suffering from chronic sinusitis? Your mucus might help identify the most effective treatment. Sleep better » Most physical activities help you sleep better 10 tips for better sleep 10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it Here are 10 reasons why you may have insomnia – along with possible ways to solve the problem.