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Sitting at home by the fire in the dead of winter is a comfortable pastime, but it may also be one reason why we get sicker at this time of year
Nobody can say with any certainty whether viruses are getting 'worse'
Decreasing intake of certain fats, rather than fats in general, may help lower the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a recent study
The use of inhaled steroids for long-term treatment of asthma may lead to reduced bone density in premenopausal women
Children with developmental and behavioural problems may have high blood concentrations of lead, according to a recent UK study
Three and a half years ago, my husband Terry had a severe psychotic breakdown which led to his being treated as an inpatient in a private psychiatric hospital in the Midlands
Doris Jones' article (WDDTY, vol 12 no 5) most succinctly put the position I and my patients found ourselves in as the result of the kangaroo-court methods of the General Medical Council (GMC); and now we learn that Dr Peter Mansfield has also had to face the special brand of rough justice handed out by the Internal Orders Committee (IOC) of the GMC
For a properly functioning immune system, consider the following nutrients:
The drugs don't work, as one rock group moaned - so bring back the leeches and maggots
Most of the magic bullets to treat colds and flu - from antibiotics to zinc lozenges - are shots in the dark and not as effective as tried-and-tested traditional remedies