Whether you’re a marathon runner or struggling with arthritis, why you should be careful about taking anti-inflammatories, says PROFESSOR ROB GALLOWAY

April 15, 2024

This coming Sunday over 50,000 people will be taking part in the London ­Marathon; that’s just over 26 miles of blood, sweat and tears — and then adrenaline, as the runners cross the finish line.

They will end the day with lifelong memories, raise millions for charity and, crucially, get a massive health boost from the months of training.

However, although the benefits of ­running far outweigh the harms if you’re otherwise healthy, there are risks: and some won’t finish the race and may end up with a serious medical emergency. Daily Mail