Homeopathy and the NHS

There’s a lot of discussion about whether homeopathy should be available from the NHS. The critics say it doesn’t do anything beyond placebo. Supporters of homeopathy say that there is a beneficial effect above and beyond placebo. They can’t both be right, so what’s going on? There are also those who say “so what if Read More…

Do antioxidants reduce the benefits of high impact interval training?

High impact interval training (HIIT) has become increasingly popular. Consisting of a short series of high intensity sprints, rather than a longer but lower intensity workout, HIIT supposedly delivers impressive benefits in a conveniently short time. A recent study indicates that antioxidants could prevent the benefits of HIIT exercise. Intense exercise produces molecules called free-radicals Read More…