Hundreds of health crowdfunding campaigns are for sham treatments

Enlarge / Quaaaack. (credit: flickr user: caribooooou) Crowdfunding is big business for healthcare. GoFundMe alone has raised more than $ 5 billion in the last eight years, with one out of every three campaigns raising money to cover healthcare costs, according to GoFundMe’s CEO. Often, these campaigns are for the uninsured or underinsured, and help […]

Best supplements for osteoarthritis: Three high street treatments to help ease joint pain

From middle-age onwards, most people notice their joints start to become creaky and aches and pains may set in. According to Arthritis Research UK, there re over 100,000 GP consultations eery day in the UK for a musculoskeletal problem, of which osteoarthritis is by far the most common. Around a third of people aged 45 […]

The Scary Truth About Nightmare Disorder And Top Treatments that Work

Most of us have had the experience of deeply distressing nightmares that wake us up. But for those suffering symptoms of nightmare disorder, the experience can be terrifying, let alone the idea of falling asleep in the first place. Untreated, nightmare disorder can have a significant, dastardly impact on our ability to just function normally, […]

Kirsty Young fibromyalgia: Top treatments to ease painful symptoms

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome, is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. As well as pain, sufferers may experience fatigue, muscle stiffness, difficulty sleeping, problems with mental processes – known as ‘fibro-fog’ – such as problems with memory and concentration, headaches and irritable bowel syndrome. Although there is no cure for […]

A men’s wellness startup is redefining how guys approach hair loss by making modern treatments affordable and accessible

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Hims Though millions of men suffer from male pattern baldness, it’s still a sensitive topic that many aren’t willing to seek help for or discuss openly.  Direct-to-consumer company […]

How to get rid of spots fast: Best treatments – and the common one you should avoid

Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their lifetime, according to the the NHS. Common acne symptoms include spots, oily skin, and skin that’s painful to touch. Most people with acne develop spots on their face, while some may also have them on their back or chest. Some […]