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 News Thank you for caring Lifestyle Soccer stars Mesut Ozil and Mathieu Flamini are saving the planet Medical What you should know about the reversal of transvaginal mesh surgery Medical How to manage your IBS during the end-of-year festivities Parenting This common chemical may be tied to language delay in kids Medical Could herpes virus help cause Alzheimer's? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.