Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > 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: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness 5 reasons why old-school aerobics is still the best workout Parenting What’s the best sex position to conceive a baby? Sex Can the Pill lower her sex drive? Your questions answered Lifestyle This is why you have to pee so often in the morning Lifestyle SEE: The science of smartphone addiction Medical Can gene therapy be used to cure Aids? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?