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Flu an easy nut to crack Re A.G.’s letter, ‘Preparing for winter’, in WDDTY vol 16 no 7, up until two years go, I, too, was prone to colds and flu at this time of the year. I tried supplements, homeopathy, antibiotics and eve... Tinnitus expert not heard Re the Q&A on tinnitus in WDDTY vol 16 no 7, I was surprised to see my own research not cited. In the early 70s and 80s, I did groundbreaking research, published in mainstream journals such as the Jou... Tinnitus expert not heard Re the Q&A on tinnitus in WDDTY vol 16 no 7, I was surprised to see my own research not cited. In the early 70s and 80s, I did groundbreaking research, published in mainstream journals such as the Jou... Efas sorted my cholesterol I’m a 59-year-old woman whose total cholesterol had been around 250 mg/ dL for several years. Last year, it was 254 mg/dL. My triglycericides were high, as was my LDL [the ‘bad’ low-density lipoprotei... Cured by cutting out sls I have suffered from dry skin between the eyebrows for at least 20 years. Then I read the WDDTY article on eczema (vol 16 no 5) and immediately started a search for a shampoo without sodium lauryl sul... Look beyond the back slipped disk, fascia, connective tissue, myofascial release, John Barnes, manipulation techniques I beat cancer without chemo I wanted to share with you my personal experience of combating cancer. In 1996, I was diagnosed with cancer of the colon. After doing some research - in particular, reading WDDTY and the book, What Yo... Aspirin: a litany of dangers In addition to aspirin not being effective in preventing strokes (WDDTY vol 16 no 6), there is the unknown number of patients who suffer serious or fatal side-effects that go unrecorded. Some years ag... Drugs for the elderly Thanks to the article in December 2004 (WDDTY vol 15 no 9) on drugs that are inappropriate for older patients, I am convinced that a good friend - who died a dreadful death - did so as a result of tak... Preparing for winter Every winter I suffer from bad chest infections and I am dreading another winter of antibiotics as, last year, I had to take several courses. Tests have revealed that I have a very low level of secret...

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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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07:36 | Help and Support (athalrac1973@outlook.com)

seritidin

I have been told my learning disabled son has had his sleep medicine changed (from melatonin) and I cannot find any record of anything similar to the name of it on the Internet.   It is something... more »

03:30 | Proof! Discussion (drbobrichmond@gmail.com)

Crib death !!

Where have you Brits been for the last 30 yrs? crib death has nothing to do with parents sleeping with the baby......period! There was a study decades ago taking cases from the UK, Australia and NZ. O... more »

14:35 | Health Conditions (KiwiGal)

Re: Homeopathic vaccination fo...

Mumps is a virus. Get hold of a Bob Beck virus buster (easy to find on the Internet and plenty of demonstrations on You Tube). Someone I know made up one based on this info and gave it to his friend t... more »

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