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Many popular sports-injury treatments are unproven

New York Times medical writer Gina Kolata published a great article over the weekend on why popular treatments for sports injuries are often so futile.
Many of the treatments have no good scientific evidence behind them to show that they work.

Male bisexuality does exist, study finds

According to a report Tuesday in the New York Times, a new study from researchers at Northwestern University has found evidence that male bisexuals — men who are sexually aroused by both women and men — do exist.
This is a reversal of the findings

The London riots and the myth of mob mentality

Trying to find a reason for last week’s rioting in England continues to monopolize the British public, press and political establishment. 
What has been particularly perplexing to many Brits is the fact that, as the Daily Mail reported, “While the