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Here is another list of studies, crosschecked with a PubMed search that yielded only a few relevant hits (see this for example). In review, the results appear mixed and sometimes contradictory. The sample sizes are small and lack controls. The field of chiropractics where such research is often published itself borders on being a pseudo-science. In ...


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The belief that they are healthier came from an article that was published in Midwifery Today, Issue 61, Spring 2002. The article claimed that a fungus growing on the mattress could interact with chemicals such as phosphorus, arsenic or antimony, which could then create "toxic nerve gases". This hypothesis has failed to be proven in subsequent studies. The ...


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Memory foam cushions and mattresses are useful as their shape moves around the user and their body and musculature, The material is used in some wheelchair cushions for long term users such as those with rheumatoid arthritis, or a combination cushion for full time wheelchair users such as those with spinal injury. As a mattress, they disperse a person's ...


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