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Filter by category of article: Early menopause and chronic fatigue ‘linked’ There seems to be some link between early menopause and chronic fatigue system (CFS)—but scientists aren’t quite sure what the association is. Fats don’t cause heart disease, study confirms As WDDTY has been saying for years, we’ve all been given the wrong health advice about eating butter and other fats: they don’t increase cholesterol or the risk of heart disease. The guidance, which... Red wine is good for the memory, and burning fat Two good pieces of news about drinking red wine this week: apparently the resveratrol compound in the wine protects against memory loss as we get older, and another compound in the wine—ellagic acid—h... Painkiller addiction down to doctors’ over-prescribing Painkiller addiction has usually been blamed on recreational use, often among teenagers. But this is just the tip of the iceberg; most cases are being caused by massive over-prescribing by doctors, a... Flu vaccine protects just 3 out of every 100 people For months, WDDTY has been getting reports about the ineffectiveness—and dangers—of the current flu shot (see WDDTY, January 2015). Now the UK government has finally come clean: the vaccine protects j... Now 1 in 2 will get cancer Forget the idea that one in three people will get cancer; now it’s one in two, according to latest figures from Cancer Research UK. Sense of awe as powerful as drugs for reducing inflammation Spiritual feelings, or a sense of awe when we look at a beautiful scene or hear uplifting music, cause a powerful anti-inflammatory response in our body that’s every bit as powerful as drugs, research... Over-exercising as bad for you as being a couch potato When it comes to exercise, be like Goldilocks: don’t do too much or too little, but do just enough, say researchers this week. Up to 1.6 m Germans dependent on valium Up to 1.6 million Germans—which represents 2 per cent of the population—are dependent on benzodiazepines such as valium, new figures suggest. Most are taking them for insomnia. Green tea kills oral cancer cells The good news about green tea just keeps coming. This week researchers have discovered that a compound in the tea kills oral cancer cells, while leaving healthy ones alone.

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27 Feb 2015 | Lynne McTaggart - Wh... (bshubbard)

Je suis gagged

Since January, all of us in the West have been horrified by the spectacle of Islamic fanatics storming into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and assassinating 10 of its staff... more »

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 »

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