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October 1997 (Vol. 8 Issue 7)

MagazineOctober 1997 (Vol. 8 Issue 7)

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I live in Nairobi, Kenya, where the measles virus is, according to local well respected pediatricians, more virulent than in Europe

FEATURE What causes period problems

Seasonal affective disorder

FEATURE Autism conference

The charity Allergy induced Autism is to hold the first UK conference devoted to the medical basis of autism, on 3-4 October in Solihul

FEATURE Alternatives for piles

Good alternative treatments for piles (WDDTY, vol 8 no 3) include Heemex made by Lanes of Gloucester, and Blackmores' witch hazel complex tablets

FEATURE Beclomethasone

Beclomethasone the generic name for a range of inhaled corticosteroids used to control asthma can cause cataracts, researchers have discovered recently

FEATURE Menstrual mayhem

Doctors have turned period problems into a 'syndrome', requiring an armament of potent drugs, when many symptoms are either normal or the result of nutritional deficiencies

FEATURE Itching to pass on advice

My heart went out to your Birmingham correspondent (WDDTY, vol 8 no 2) who had scratched his anus and testicles red raw

FEATURE Rheumatoid arthritis

In treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA), conventional medicine has concentrated on powerful drugs to suppress symptoms

FEATURE Address for nature's sunshine

Re: BL's request (WDDTY, vol 8 no 4) for details of the supplier of the fibroids treatment Nature's Sun shine

FEATURE Genetically engineered soya

Q:Recent reports in the national press on the scandal of unlabelled genetically engineered soya beans produced in America and now on sale in Britain and Europe worry us

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