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November 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 8)

MagazineNovember 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 8)

This issue

FEATURE Curing glaucoma

I wanted to share a medical story with a happy ending (thanks to WDDTY) with you

FEATURE Alternative remedies cure deafness

Reading your myopia case study has spurred me on to tell you about healing my deafness without drugs, surgery or hearing aids

FEATURE Risks from common drugs

Common prescription drugs may trigger or exacerbate the development of breast cancer

FEATURE Polycystic ovaries

The term polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO) was first used in 1935 to describe enlarged ovaries and numerous cysts along with hirsutism (excess facial hair), infertility and amenorrhoea or oligomenorrhoea (an absence of, or reduction in, menstruation) (Am J Obst Gyn, 1935, 29: 181-191)

FEATURE Better hindsight without glasses

My experience is so similar to that reported in your case study on myopia (WDDTY, vol 9 no 5), I felt it worth noting


If you're a psoriasis sufferer, chances are you've been offered Zorac (tazarotene)

FEATURE Thrombocytopenia

I would be most grateful if you can help with my search for information about and treatment of idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura H M S, Norwich

FEATURE A preventable disease

The world's authority on environmental causes of cancer argues that breast cancer can largely be prevented by minimising a variety of dietary, environmental and lifestyle risks

FEATURE 12 common, unpublished risks for breast cancer

Early and prolonged use of oral contraceptives

FEATURE Bottoms up approach gets thumbs down

We were disappointed with the light hearted manner in which the emergency use of rectal diazepam in epilepsy was treated in "A bottom up approach" (WDDTY, vol 9, no 5)

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