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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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27 Jun 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Beyond your genes

When it comes to cancer, modern medicine is in firm denial. For all the triumphalism over the latest claims that approximately 50 per cent of people survive cancer for at least 10 years, the bald fact... more »

30 May 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Catching it early

It’s all over the newspapers.  Deaths from breast cancer have almost been halved, and the bow belongs to screening with routine mammography. So persuasive is the catch-it-early argument tha... more »

28 Apr 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Farsighted

Failing eyesight has become so closely associated with old age that medicine has applied a number of adjectives synonymous with ‘geriatric’ to conditions like ‘age-related macular de... more »

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01:04 | Health Conditions (marilynwilsher@hotmail.co.uk)

Re: Tinnitis

hopefully you have since found an answer because i also have tinnitus so if you have had success please let me know what you tried thankyou -)) more »

15:27 | Health Conditions (butterfly)

Re: Omega 3 fatty acids and it...

Interesting, did you manage to get a reply from anyone?  I too take 2-3 a day as the benefits for me are priceless in other areas. if anyone can expand on this we would be grateful thanks. more »

11:02 | Hospital Reports (Roger Stimson)

Best and worst Hospital experi...

My worst hospital experience was age 5 when, despite actually fighting the nurse and my mother I was still forced to go in to have my tonsils out - then on awaking I had my face slapped (OK to make su... more »

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