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May 1997 (Vol. 8 Issue 2)

MagazineMay 1997 (Vol. 8 Issue 2)

This issue

FEATURE Healing power of aloe vera

I read with great interest your article about periodontitis

FEATURE No bones about bras

Playtex style 34 label says 88 per cent cotton

FEATURE Antibiotics in the environment

Genetically modified organisms, animals who either eat GM food or who are given growth hormones or antibiotics to treat the diseases inherent in high density food production, and human consumption of animals and/or foods made from products containing these organisms are contributing to our unknowing consumption of antibiotics

FEATURE Hiatus hernia and antacids

Q:An acquaintance of mine has for quite some time been taking Gaviscon for hiatus hernia

FEATURE Sunbathing without sunscreens

As the skin cancer incidence continues to grow at an alarming rate, research shows that sun worshippers using sunscreens run an increased risk of malignant melanoma (BMJ, 1996: 312 7047)

FEATURE Antibiotic resistance

Microbe Diseases caused Antibiotics that don't work

FEATURE Gallstones

I was interested in the letter about the fail safe apple juice and oil flush for gallstones (WDDTY vol 7 no 11)

FEATURE The genetic food fiddlers

We have all become the unknowing guinea pigs of an uncontrolled experiment with the food we eat

FEATURE Minocycline

Minocycline has become a first line treatment in the UK for severe acne

FEATURE Playtex by post

You published a letter recently about the difficulty in obtaining cotton bras (WDDTY vol 7 no 12)

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