Helping you make better health choices

In shops now or delivered to your home from only £3.50 an issue!


May 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 2)

MagazineMay 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 2)

This issue

FEATURE Alternatives: tips for a healthy old age

Free radicals are constantly attacking body proteins, carbohydrates, fats and DNA, causing potentially serious damage if left unchecked

FEATURE Mmr: immune from criticism

Recently, after the Royal Free Hospital in London published a study in The Lancet showing a possible association between the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism, the government and the medical community rushed forth to declare that this entire business is sheer coincidence

FEATURE Lowering body temperature

Body temperature reflects metabolic rate (the amount of food burned per day per unit of body weight)


* Children who have a history of whooping cough do not significantly suffer from respiratory disease or lung malfunction in adulthood, according to a British study monitoring patients from 1958 to 1998 (N Eng J Med, 1998; 338: 581-7)

FEATURE Zopiclone

Ever since benzodiazepines lost their favoured position as a safe treatment for insomnia and anxiety, the pharmaceutical industry has been frantically trying to fill the lucrative gap with a drug that does not cause dependence

FEATURE Neck ache linked to dental drill

Your recent article about tooth root treatments recalled the problems of a friend of mine, who had undergone such treatment for an upper molar

FEATURE Longevity

Given perfect conditions, human beings are thought to be capable of living a healthy 125 years

FEATURE Holiday healing: try self help . . .

Your article "Holiday Healers" is very true

FEATURE Bone building without calcium

It is estimated that over 25 million people in the United States are affected by osteoporosis, or thinning of the bones

FEATURE Gulf war guinea pigs

I was interested in your article "Gulf War Guinea Pigs" in this month's issue of WDDTY (vol 8 no 12)

Sign up for free today

Sign up now to get your FREE 17-point Plan to Great Health

Free membership gives you access to our latest news reports, use of our community area, forums, blogs, readers' health tips and our twice-weekly
e-news letter.

WDDTY Recommends

Latest Tweet


Since 1989, WDDTY has provided thousands of resources on how to beat asthma, arthritis, cancer, depression and many other chronic conditions.

Start by looking in our fully searchable database, active and friendly community forums and the latest health news.

Positive SSL Wildcard

Facebook Twitter

Most Popular Health Website of the Year 2014

© 2010 - 2016 WDDTY Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved