Long-term night-shift work may up risk for multiple sclerosis

(HealthDay)—A history of 20+ years of rotating night-shift work is associated with an increased risk for definite diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online Aug. 12 in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Kyriaki Papantoniou, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Medical University of Vienna, and colleagues examined the…

What Is My Mercury Sign—And Why Does It Matter?

Even if you’re astrology-obsessed, you probably only think of Mercury when it goes retrograde (fair, because yikes). But Mercury doesn’t just determine whether or not you’re going to have a bad day. “In the birth chart, Mercury represents the way you recognise patterns, absorb and process information, and exchange ideas and…

Nutritional supplements ‘don’t work’

Nutritional supplements ‘don’t work’ because the health benefits of vitamins ‘only kick in when they’re consumed in natural food’ Study even found calcium and vitamin D are associated with higher cancer risk Supplements should not be used as an ‘insurance’; healthy diet is key  ‘You can’t turn a bad diet…