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Filter by category of article: Alternatives to soy milk Re soy (WDDTY vol 16 no 8), my wife and I never normally eat soy products. What does concern us is that soy milk in our tea is an integral part of our diet. Trusting the process It all began with a fever. So begins The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion’s extraordinary account of the events of 2003 and 2004, and memoir of her marriage to writer John Gregory Dunne. Bronchitis and emphysema I suffer from chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and hope that someone can help with alternative remedies or suggestions. - AC Man-made epidemics Re avian flu in WDDTY vol 16 no 9, there have been several epidemics and medical scares in my lifetime, and it would seem that most of these are man-made. When you think of the deplorable state that c... Blepharitis I suffer from blepharitis, which is an inflammation of the eyelash follicles and eyelids. It appears to be getting worse, and eyedrops do not help. My eyes always seem dry, itchy, tired and red, espec... Tendonitis I have acute tendonitis in my upper arm. It has been getting increasingly painful, and I’ve had it for about nine months. I can’t put my arm up my back or reach for the seatbelt in the car without sev... Therapy for psychosomatics I am a research psychologist and psychotherapist. I liked ‘Finding the cancer soul’ (viewpoint in WDDTY vol 16 no 7) very much. Indeed, it speaks of certain ‘truths’ about cancer. Floaters in the eye Q I have several ‘floaters’ in my right eye that are quite irritating. I am very shortsighted and middle-aged, so am at high risk for this condition. The opticians have advised no cure. Are they dange... Preventing tooth decay naturally Ever since scientists saw, 70 years ago, what they thought was a link between fluoride in the water supply and a lower incidence of tooth decay, fluoride - in toothpaste, mouth-washes, tablets and dri... Me is not all in the head As a subscriber to WDDTY and someone who has been badly affected by the illness ME [myalgic encephalomyelitis] for almost 15 years, I was astonished and disappointed to read ‘Epidemic by hysteria’ on...

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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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I wonder if anyone has any suggestions as my husband has been prescribed a course of Prednisolone, due to a preliminary diagnosis which is not yet verified, of Temporal Arteritis. His symptoms include... more »

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