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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)


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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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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Re: Blue green algae and blood...

no.  treating blood pressure is not treating the underlying problem. there will come a day when the blood pressure focus will be thrown into the basket. the underlying problem is plaque and calci... more »

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