Two-week wait puts Manuel Pellegrini in strong position but his role will be strictly defined
They feed us a constant diet of fads and fancies, from detoxifying drinks to colon cleansers. But there were signs in 2012 that some celebrities at least are beginning to realise that many of the more bizarre health crazes of the rich and famous are nothing more than junk science.
Sally Roberts feared the treatment would cause long-term harm but doctors said her son may not survive more than a few months without it
Environmental damage left unchecked would be ‘suicide on a grand scale’, Prince warns
Milly Dowler's mother collapsed in tears today after being questioned about her daughter's last few days.
Treatments still funded on NHS despite lack of proof that they work
To sceptics of alternative medicine, it will come as a surprise. Applying magnets to the brains of Alzheimer's disease sufferers helps them understand what is said to them. The finding by Italian scientsts, who conducted a randomised controlled trial of the treatment, suggests that magnets may alter "cortical activity" in the brain, readjusting unhealthy patterns caused by disease or damage. The study was small, involving just 10 patients, and the results are preliminary.
For more than half her life, Charlotte Philby has been devoted to cigarettes, even after watching her father die of lung cancer. Then a friend persuaded her to see a hypnotherapist – and something extraordinary happened
Unprecedented approval for alternative therapies from health service watchdog
Actress tells her fans she is suffering from a minor blood clot
Acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and medical herbalists should be formally regulated to ensure they are "fit to practise", the Health Professions Council (HPC) told the Government today.
Four out of five of us will suffer at some time – but not for the reasons we think. Alison Taylor consults the experts and sets the record straight on beds, bad posture and bending