Need a second opinion you can trust?
Start your search here »


Filter by category of article:
Chondroitin supplements outperform first-line drug for osteoarthritis The nutritional supplement chondroitin is more effective than a powerful drug in slowing the progress of osteoarthritis. Larium anti-malarial is “worst form of friendly fire”, says major-general’s wife The anti-malarial Larium (mefloquine) has been described as the “worst form of friendly fire” by the wife of a major-general after he endured crippling mental health problems since taking the drug. Drugs for the elderly could be doing more harm than good Elderly people are routinely given drugs to help reduce blood sugar levels or control their blood pressure—but the medications could be doing more harm than good. One in five surgeries ‘dismiss’ families who refuse to vaccinate One in five doctor surgeries are ‘dismissing’ families who refuse to vaccinate their children, a new survey has discovered. Drug error in one out of every two patients undergoing surgery There’s a medication error or a serious reaction to a drug in one out of every two patients having surgery, shocking new figures have revealed. Two-thirds of antibiotic use is ‘inappropriate’ Two-thirds of all prescriptions for antibiotics are being made for conditions the drugs can’t treat. Antibiotics target only bacterial infections, but doctors are handing them out for viral diseases,... Quarter of NHS patients turn to alternative medicine while they wait A quarter of Britons in the long queue for treatment on the National Health Service is turning to alternative medicine while they wait—but some admit they would keep it a secret from their doctor. Elderly still given ‘chemical cosh’ drugs Doctors are still giving powerful benzodiazepines as a ‘chemical cosh’ to subdue elderly patients, even before a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is given. The practice becomes more common still after... Vitamin D deficiency a major cause of dementia, Alzheimer’s Vitamin D deficiency is a major cause of dementia—and it even causes physical abnormalities in the brain. New diabetes drugs could be making the condition worse A new family of drugs for type 2 diabetes could actually be making the condition worse by encouraging the body to release more sugar into the bloodstream, the very thing the drugs are supposed to prev...

RSS   |  what is RSS? 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next 

Blog Speak

24 Aug 2015 | Lynne McTaggart - Wh... (bshubbard)

The quantum cook

Last month, WDDTY was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Annemarie Colbin, one of its panel members, a visionary in the natural-food movement and a dear friend.  In 1977, in need of income to... more »

24 Aug 2015 | Lynne McTaggart - Wh... (bshubbard)

The second brain

In 1992, after rediscovering a network of neurotransmitters in the gut that act in a similar way to ordinary neurons, Dr Michael Gershon , chairman of the department of anatomy and cell biology at New... more »

24 Aug 2015 | Lynne McTaggart - Wh... (bshubbard)

The secret message of pain

We are a society gripped by constant pain of one sort or another—and life appears to be getting more painful by the year. In the UK alone, according to government statistics, at least a third of... more »

RSS   |  what is RSS? more blog speak »

Forum Discussions

9:11 PM | Healthy Living (

Hi I'm Walt Merrill and I've suffered from rheumatoid arthritis for 10+years. At my worst point I needed a walker to move, now I can walk with no pain at all. How did I do it? Naturally withou... more »

11:41 AM | Health Conditions (

Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines may prevent infections by certain types of human papillomavirus associated with the development of cervical cancer, genital warts, and other cancers. more »

6:26 AM | Health Conditions (

Nice post about HPV Vaccine. Thanks for sharing it with us. Keep it up. more »

RSS   |  what is RSS? more discussions »