Ten homeopathic flu vaccines have been licensed for use by Canada’s health regulator. They join a growing list of homeopathic vaccines available to Canadians, including ones to prevent polio, measles and pertussis (whooping cough). All of the vaccines have passed tests that deem them to be “safe and effective when used according to instructions on the label.” more »
Vitamin D—the ‘sunshine vitamin’—may help reduce the worst affects of asthma. Sufferers should do more sunbathing or take supplements, say researchers. more »
Everyone admires Angelina Jolie’s courageous decision to have a double mastectomy after her mother had died from breast cancer—but did the doctors give her the best advice? Although the Hollywood film star inherited the BRCA1 and 2 gene, which apparently doubles her cancer risk, the statistics hide a truth that is not quite so frightening. more »
The annual flu jab is one of the great cons perpetrated on the public, says a leading academic, and is designed to drive up drug company revenues through a government-approved scaremongering campaign. more »
Kava could be the very best way to combat anxiety, says the world’s first major clinical trial into the plant’s benefits. While drugs have only a modest effect, kava dramatically reduces anxiety, and especially in more severe cases. more »
Worried about your kids eating junk food? Giving them omega-3 fish oil supplements could help protect their growing brains, a new study has discovered. more »
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