WASHINGTON POST: No rain, no pain: Study links foul weather with body aches

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 28/5/2020

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Researchers led by William Dixon, director of the Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis at the University of Manchester, aimed to improve on earlier studies that were too small or too short-lived to offer much insight. They recruited more than 13,000 people living with chronic pain conditions to take part in their 15-month study that kicked off in January 2016, appearing on British TV shows “Trust Me, I’m a Doctor” andBBC Breakfast” to encourage people to take part. The effort was dubbed “Cloudy with a Chance of Pain.”

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TitleNo rain, no pain: Study links foul weather with body aches
Media name/outletWashington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/05/20
DescriptionResearchers led by William Dixon, director of the Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis at the University of Manchester, aimed to improve on earlier studies that were too small or too short-lived to offer much insight. They recruited more than 13,000 people living with chronic pain conditions to take part in their 15-month study that kicked off in January 2016, appearing on British TV shows “Trust Me, I’m a Doctor” and “BBC Breakfast” to encourage people to take part. The effort was dubbed “Cloudy with a Chance of Pain.”
URLhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/05/28/weather-aches-pains-research/?utm_campaign=wp_national&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=rss
PersonsWilliam Dixon, David Schultz