Prescribing yoga on the NHS could slash annual 1.37billion back pain bill, say experts

Prescribing yoga on the NHS could slash annual 1.37billion back pain bill, say experts Bad back sufferers taking part in the yoga programme had far fewer days off work than those in the control group | UPDATED: 12:33 GMT, 17 August 2012 Most people will experience back pain during their lives, but for some it can become a chronic debilitating condition.

Alternative medicines may be dangerous as studies fail to mention adverse effects

Alternative treatments 'may be dangerous' says complementary medicines expert, as studies fail to mention adverse effects Half of chiropractic treatment trials in study failed to mention if there were any adverse effects | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 14 May 2012 Alternative treatments may appear safer then they actually are, because studies fail to report adverse effects, according to the UK's only professor of complementary medicine.