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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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10:40 | Health Conditions (Ian Yarham)

Re: psoriasis

Psoriasis is very connected to gluten intolerance - not particularly Coeliac but Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity. NCGS is far more insidious in nature than Coeliac (which affects only the gut and absor... more »

16:11 | E-News Responses (Wyandotte)

Your article dated Sept. 18/14...

I think this is simplistic.  Yes, we need some fat (of the right kind, of course).  I am not convinced that all people can eat all the fat they want all the time throughout their lives. ... more »

11:11 | Health Conditions (

Calcific Tendonitis

I have just been diagnosed with calcific tendonitits in my shoulder, it is very painful after a flare up. I believe I have had this to a milder degree for 8 years and just passed it off as shoulder st... more »

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