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Filter by category of article: Processed red meats identified as a major cause of diabetes Processed red meats—such as bacon, burgers and sausages—are a major cause of type 2 diabetes, the lifestyle disease that can lead to heart and other health problems. Governments mislead women about breast-cancer screening Health officials are seriously misleading women about the benefits of regular breast-cancer screening, researchers say. Being bitter about life can make you unhealthy Bitterness about others, and the world in general, can make you physically ill. Vitamin C helps the asthmatic child, research confirms Vitamin C can help children with asthma, a fact that has been known since the 1940s—and which has recently been successfully tested. Newspaper deletes MMR–autism evidence The Guardian newspaper has been caught out deleting evidence on its website demonstrating that the MMR (measles–mumps–rubella) vaccine does cause autism. Fish oil supplements reduce inflammation and anxiety Omega-3 fish oils are an effective way to combat inflammation, which is now being associated with more and more diseases—including heart problems and even cancer. Functional flavourings Some of the most potent disease-fighting agents around may be hiding in your kitchen cupboard Giardiasis Herbal medicine is a powerful weapon against this often debilitating intestinal infection Parkinson’s patients still given drugs that make them worse Doctors are still handing out drugs to some of their Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients that worsen the condition and may even kill them. They Common painkillers cause heart flutter Common painkillers, such as aspirin and codeine, can cause atrial fibrillation—disturbance of the healthy beating of the heart—that can lead to stroke and heart failure.

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31 Mar 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Inventing the problem

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the first to identify ‘revised-sequence’ markets which, unlike the ordinary consumer-driven variety, are driven by a corporation, which controls... more »

28 Feb 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Back-door solutions

The statistics speak for themselves. At some point, 85 per cent of us will suffer from back pain and yet medicine is still at a loss for how to treat this medical epidemic. Despite all manner of sophi... more »

3 Feb 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

The third diabetes

Governments of the West have finally woken up to the fact that we have an epidemic of dementia on our hands. The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is growing so quickly (the worldwide incidence i... more »

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17:10 | Drugs and Side Effec... (vidubo@gmail.com)

Re: Prescription drugs

You might consider colonic therapy. This is a gentle but effective treatment which cleans out the gut and, with the aid of herbs and other natural aids, rebalances the gut. I have found it very helpfu... more »

16:13 | Help and Support (dinah dossor)

Heart Stress Scan (MIBI)

I've been diagnosed with Left Bundle Branch Block but further heart function tests show nothing abnormal for my age (71)  I've been offered a Stress Heart Scan (MIBI) in view of dizzy spe... more »

02:16 | Health Conditions (prioris@excite.com)

Re: investigating very high Ig...

Good point about parasitic infection could also be a cause. There are very few doctors who truly look for hidden causes. You may luck out and find that rare one but the reality for too many people is ... more »

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