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For opioid addicts, African psychedelic ibogaine is a last-resort detox drug. Research shows it works, but a legal grey area surrounds its use by clinics

Former addict who used ibogaine – the root of a shrub used for initiation ceremonies in West Africa – to get clean calls it ‘a beautiful thing’. Users of the psychedelic say it reduces withdrawal symptoms. Prescribing it is a legal grey area, though.

28 Dec 2019 - 3:45AM

Former addict who used ibogaine – the root of a shrub used for initiation ceremonies in West Africa – to get clean calls it ‘a beautiful thing’. Users of the psychedelic say it reduces withdrawal symptoms. Prescribing it is a legal grey area, though.

For opioid addicts, African psychedelic ibogaine is a last-resort detox drug. Research shows it works, but a legal grey area surrounds its use by clinics
CBD skincare: ‘sky is the limit’ for hemp extract’s use in US beauty and cosmetic industries after legalisation

Legalisation of hemp-derived CBD in the US has pushed sales far beyond expectation. Skincare and natural beauty companies are exploiting it for pain relief, treating skin irritations, easing tension, and anti-ageing, adding it to sleeping masks, after-sun care, and soaps.

23 Dec 2019 - 6:59PM

Legalisation of hemp-derived CBD in the US has pushed sales far beyond expectation. Skincare and natural beauty companies are exploiting it for pain relief, treating skin irritations, easing tension, and anti-ageing, adding it to sleeping masks, after-sun care, and soaps.

CBD skincare: ‘sky is the limit’ for hemp extract’s use in US beauty and cosmetic industries after legalisation
Baby on board: here’s why stand-up paddleboarding is great exercise for new and expecting mums

For mums who have recently had a baby – or are about to have one – stand-up paddleboarding may help them regain lost strength.

19 Oct 2019 - 7:59PM

For mums who have recently had a baby – or are about to have one – stand-up paddleboarding may help them regain lost strength.

Baby on board: here’s why stand-up paddleboarding is great exercise for new and expecting mums
Sustainable fitness: the gyms where the energy of human exertions is harnessed to power the machines

The latest trend in fitness involves exercise machines that turn the energy human exertions produce into electricity that can help power gyms. Sustainable fitness could catch on with gym goers looking for greener ways to work out.

14 Oct 2019 - 8:22PM

The latest trend in fitness involves exercise machines that turn the energy human exertions produce into electricity that can help power gyms. Sustainable fitness could catch on with gym goers looking for greener ways to work out.

Sustainable fitness: the gyms where the energy of human exertions is harnessed to power the machines
The beauty industry has a plastic problem. Sustainably packaged products do exist – where to find some

Plastic bottles, plastic dispensers, tubes you squeeze – almost everything the personal care industry sells is packaged in plastic, but some companies have found ways to deliver their products in a more sustainable way.

17 Sep 2019 - 1:55PM

Plastic bottles, plastic dispensers, tubes you squeeze – almost everything the personal care industry sells is packaged in plastic, but some companies have found ways to deliver their products in a more sustainable way.

The beauty industry has a plastic problem. Sustainably packaged products do exist – where to find some
Keto and paleo diets: what they leave out might just be what you need – and you may gain weight, not lose it

Keto dieters get most of their energy from fat, and paleo dieters from protein. Nutritionists explain the downsides and risks of both, and question their logic. A keto dieter explains how it was wrong for her.

26 Aug 2019 - 7:44PM

Keto dieters get most of their energy from fat, and paleo dieters from protein. Nutritionists explain the downsides and risks of both, and question their logic. A keto dieter explains how it was wrong for her.

Keto and paleo diets: what they leave out might just be what you need – and you may gain weight, not lose it
Fall prevention: how simple exercises can help seniors avoid injury and even death

A fall can easily mean broken bones or even death for people in later life. Simple exercises, including sit-stand training and tiptoeing exercises, can make a significant difference. We find out how.

29 Jul 2019 - 8:09PM

A fall can easily mean broken bones or even death for people in later life. Simple exercises, including sit-stand training and tiptoeing exercises, can make a significant difference. We find out how.

Fall prevention: how simple exercises can help seniors avoid injury and even death
How two music lovers started a class mixing dance fitness and friendship in Hong Kong

An Australian ballroom dancer and a Chinese Panamanian lover of Latin dancing combined their love of music and fitness to open Flye Dance Fitparty. Sessions are 55 minutes and include various musical genres, and are for young professionals who don’t like working out in the gym.

23 Apr 2019 - 7:13PM

An Australian ballroom dancer and a Chinese Panamanian lover of Latin dancing combined their love of music and fitness to open Flye Dance Fitparty. Sessions are 55 minutes and include various musical genres, and are for young professionals who don’t like working out in the gym.

How two music lovers started a class mixing dance fitness and friendship in Hong Kong
Light manipulation at gyms on the rise to make users less self-conscious and improve workouts

Light manipulation has been on the rise in fitness studios around the world, to help ease participants’ anxiety and help them focus on their own moves – not their neighbours’.

12 Apr 2019 - 9:16PM

Light manipulation has been on the rise in fitness studios around the world, to help ease participants’ anxiety and help them focus on their own moves – not their neighbours’.

Light manipulation at gyms on the rise to make users less self-conscious and improve workouts