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Research is ‘ongoing and growing’: Chiropractic leaders defend manipulating newborn spines

While acknowledging that supporting research remains slim, the Canadian Chiropractic Association is defending the practice of manipulating babies’ spines. The organization representing the nation’s 9,000 chiropractors says parents can be reassured that its members modify their techniques and the “application of force” when adjusting fragile newborns and infants. “While the evidence for pediatric conditions is… Read More »

Medical News Today: New research may explain why evolution made humans ‘fat’

Scientists have compared fat samples from humans and other primates and found that changes in DNA packaging affected how the human body processes fat. Evolution made humans the ‘fat primate,’ researchers suggest. Our bodies need fat to store energy and protect vital organs. Fat also helps the body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones.… Read More »