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Wikipedia has a good article on crystal healing, stating that it is a pseudoscientific alternative medicine technique that uses semiprecious stones and crystals[...] Adherents of the technique claim that these have healing powers, although there is no scientific basis for this claim. The article also mentions In 2001 Christopher French, head of ...


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An up-to-date analysis has been requested. I agree that it's desirable to integrate the study "Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Evidence for a Novel Neurological Syndrome" (McCarty et al. 2011) into a larger analysis. Another team, Rubin et al. were unable to replicate this study and complained to the journal about McCarty's poor controls, which launched a ...


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In summary: The intake of soluble fiber: may worsen morning sickness and irritable bowel syndrome (from foods, less likely from supplements) may be associated with increased satiety and a small reduction in blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels may not be associated with lower risk of constipation, diabetes type 2, cardiovascular disease and ...


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The most common cause of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is wrist overuse: Work-related activities that require a high degree of repetition and force or use of hand-operated vibratory tools significantly increase the risk of CTS. A large prospective cohort study found that forceful hand exertion was the most important factor in the development of CTS ...


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In summary: In endurance exercise lasting for more than an hour, sports drinks can be beneficial over plain water because they can promote water absorption and retention, maintain physical performance and prevent water intoxication. The optimal content of sports drinks: sugar: 3-6 g/100 mL; sodium: 20-50 mmol/L (460-1,150 mg/L). 1) Stimulation of water ...


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