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November 2001 (Vol. 12 Issue 8)

MagazineNovember 2001 (Vol. 12 Issue 8)

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FEATURE Dietary changes lower high blood pressure

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is an effective first-line therapy for many individuals with stage I isolated systolic hypertension (ISH)

FEATURE Criticism of john diamond needed public airing; was diamond's cancer f

* Congratulations for having the courage to write about John Diamond (WDDTY vol 12 no 5)

FEATURE Avoid salicylates to get rid of nasal polyps

In their book, Nutritional Medicine (Pan Books, 1987), Drs Stephen Davies and Alan Stewart suggest that nasal polyps might respond to a low salicylate diet

FEATURE Tamoxifen may lead to new breast cancer

A new US study shows that women taking tamoxifen to control cancer in one breast have a greatly increased risk of developing a tumour in the other breast

FEATURE When 'no' means mental illness

Samantha? Suffering from pervasive refusal syndrome? I couldn't believe it

FEATURE What is quantum coherence?

In quantum physics, quantum coherence means that subatomic particles are able to cooperate

FEATURE It's official: the mmr jab causes seizures

New evidence has confirmed what observation has shown for years - that the MMR vaccine significantly raises the risk of febrile seizures

FEATURE Bumenatide

Here's an object lesson in frustration as described by one of our readers, who was prescribed bumenatide (Burinex in the UK, Bumex in the US), a powerful diuretic, for her heart condition

FEATURE Faulty pacemakers and defibrillators have safety recall

Between 1990 and 2000, more than 500,000 pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) in the US were subject to manufacturer safety alerts or recalls

FEATURE How harvey got his hearing back

Palmer discovered a healing profession based on the concept that health comes from within

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