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Some good news about red wine this week: it could be an effective alternative to antibiotics for treating diseases of the upper respiratory tract and lungs, such as bronchitis, asthma, middle ear infections and lung diseases—and, used carefully, it could also be a way of defeating depression.
Vitamin D—the ‘sunshine vitamin’—could halve the risk of a severe asthma attack. Taking supplements, or getting out into the sunshine during the summer months, could become an important part of asthma treatment, say researchers.
Although these over-the-counter and prescription pills are the modern standby for every ache and pain, what Big Pharma hasn’t told you about the risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could just kill you, as Celeste McGovern discovers
Tom Gardiner almost missed the birth of his first child thanks to a crippling chronic bowel condition. But with a diet inspired by the way we used to eat millions of years ago, he managed to turn his health around
Are allergies and diseases like asthma the result of our overly-sanitised modern lives, which include routine vaccinations and a diet of processed foods? It would seem so, as a new study of the isolated Amish community has discovered.
Thirty minutes of exercise a day could keep asthma attacks away