In case anyone was still unsure of this subtle process of pharma “capturing” health regulators worldwide, this investigation offers damning proof. Regulators, who are supposed to be independent and unbiased by heavy business investment in order to determine
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) public health policy has focused on the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus and its effects on human health while environmental factors have been largely ignored. In considering the epidemiological triad (agent
The link below brings you to several research studies, evaluating the role of LDN in a range of chronic conditions.
In our audits, LDN has been helping not only people with MS but many other conditions, on its own or
New NICE guidelines for ME/CFS were finally published on 29 October 2021. They replace the 2007 guidelines and mark a welcome shift in emphasis, notably by making a clear pronouncement that ME/CFS is a “complex, chronic medical
In recent years, food manufacturers have responded well to people with special dietary needs: “Free From” sections often have gluten or milk-free options; I am now seeing kefir yoghurt, lentil crisps and veggie wraps, not overlooking quails
Researchers found that taking zinc was a viable ‘natural’ means of treating respiratory tract infections at home. Although this meta-analysis did not refer to SARS-Cov-19, I have mentioned this important nutrient in March 2020 in
Alcohol, is confirmed (again) to "worsen thinking abilities", reports The Express. Dementia charity Alzheimer's Society is warning of alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) that could result in greater risk of dementia. The charity – dedicated to dementia research &ndash
Following intensive campaigning since Natasha, a teenager, died from sesame induced anaphylaxis in 2013, “Natasha’s Law” comes into effect today.
This makes it mandatory for food manufacturers and all types of food outlets, to ensure that
Outdoor air pollution (raised levels of particulate matter <2.5 micron / PM2.5) of nitrous dioxide, ozone and black carbon is linked with increased risk of death.
This collaborative study of eight European groups of some 325,000
For parents of children with behaviour problems and/or Autistic Disorders, I strongly recommend the charity Thinking Autism. Run by parents of children who have seen significant improvements using a biological approach, instead of resigning to accept this condition as
Doctors have not been immune to SARS-Cov-19 – like many front line clinical staff, they have experienced the same symptoms, sometimes quite severely. Their collective experience is now used to press for more proper investigation into a better
Like many people, concerned about the long term effects of Covid19, I have been ‘digesting' a lot of information beyond what is being reported in the mainstream media.
Although there is much debate about its origin, there is very
The family of a pastor from Louisiana who died from glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, is suing Motorola, AT&T and other telecommunications companies. The lawsuit, filed April 8, alleges the cancer was caused by exposure to cell phones
This is yet another study that confirms the critical role that vitamin D has in reducing the risk of Covid-19 causing severe life-threatening illness. Dr Mercola’s newsletters are recommended as they often highlight important scientific findings
According to new research, autism could be triggered by food allergies or intolerances.
A study of almost 200,000 children found those with autism were more than two and a half times as likely to suffer food allergies. As yet
If you wanted to get a “heretical” viewpoint on current treatments for cancer, check this series from the US. The public awareness has reached a tipping point and seems to be forcing Medicine to face some unpalatable truths
The Science Daily reports on the findings of a dermatologist who highlights that the preservative in many pre-moistened wet wipes is linked to a dramatic rise in allergic reactions.
A chemical referred to as MI (methylisothiazolinone) is commonly
Out comes the sun and we want to fling open the windows, having been cooped up at home for so many months.
For those, who suffer with hay fever, that is not possible because with the pollen and rape seed
A report in The Guardian (16.02.18) talked about the growing source of urban pollution from household chemical products, perfumes, paints, formaldehyde and insecticides.
The volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from household cleaners, personal hygiene products, paints and glues researchers
I recommend you to read an interesting article written by Dr. Russell Blaylock, an American neurosurgeon, author and lecturer.
Dr Blaylock describes the case of a child with disruptive behaviour in school whose mother was told the child should be
Joe Leech, a young dietician in Australia, was feeling frustrated that he was answering so many questions about how to lose weight, what was the best diet, how to deal with irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerances, Type 2 diabetes when
Five danish students set up a biology experiment that is so brilliant that it has attracted international attention amongst biologists and radiation experts.
The experiment came about because the students identified that they were experiencing difficulty concentrating in school and
A recent published study led by Professor Christopher Exley at Keele University examined brain samples from patients with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who had died and compared them to samples from individuals without an ASD diagnosis. They
An article in The Guardian last week reported that Waitrose are the first UK supermarket to ban the sale of high energy drinks to under 16’s because of the high level of sugar and caffeine they contain and
On the 28th November 2017, there was a documentary, On Tour with Crohn’s Disease, on Radio One Newsbeat about the challenges of living with Crohn’s. It followed Mark Holley, musician with the rock band Black
Professor Matthew Walker, a leading expert, originally from Liverpool and now director of the Centre of Human Sleep Science in California, revealed in an interview with the Guardian, that a lack of sleep in killing us.
TV, computer screens, electric
Fasting is now recognised to have a major role in rekindling health.
Taking vitamins in pregnancy reduces the risk of its complications.
Vitamin D, apart from strengthening the bones, also helps to reduce risk of colds and chest infections
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have an increased risk to cause cancer (2.45 times). H2 antagonists (such as ranitidine) don't seem to have the same risk.
Comment: I could not ascertain if the effects of long term, low-grade
NICE new guidelines recommend oral decongestants and paracetamol for acute sinusitis and avoid antibiotcs.
Tell this to a patient who has been unable to breath, with facial pain for a couple of weeks!
Comment: I am not recommending antibiotics to
British Medical Journall article 4th November 2017 states Increased risk of cancer from PPI’s (proton pump inhibitors) used for reflux.
The journal Gut published research which indicates an increased risk for cancer of 2.44 times, associated with
A comment in the BMJ 4 November 2017 advised to avoid antibiotics for sinus infections. NICE new guidelines recommend oral decongestants and paracetamol for acute sinusitis and avoid antibiotics.
Tell this to a patient who has been unable to breathe
Two fascinating articles written by SnackSafely.com about allergies, that I think you will appreciate reading.
The first speaks of research that indicates that 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood. Nearly Half of Adults with Food
We sporadically get enquiries if we treat scleroderma. We do. Whilst I have to admit that the condition is challenging both to the patient and the clinician, if it is an "immune" problem, it must be the result of a
Scanning the journals is my favourite section in BMJ. This time the tone is "humble", as Medicine is coming around, slowly, to accept that previous guidelines established on so-called "evidence" were, once more, flawed. The topic is fats.
Lady Gaga’s hit track Til it Happens to You, although not written about her recent revelation on social media that she has Fibromyalgia (FMS), could aptly describe her experience of living with it.
The condition is giving her
We have guide dogs, hearing dogs and now allergy dogs. We are all too aware how life-changing guide dogs and hearing dogs can be for their owners giving them their freedom and independence.
Six year old boy, Mason, who
An allergy to peanuts is recognised as one of the most severe food allergies due to its prevalence, persistency and potential severity of allergic reaction which can result in anaphylaxis. The principle treatment at the moment is the use of
A number of British allergy specialists were recently asked to share their views on allergy, its management and any optional measures to prevent it.
Their views have been published in the magazine of Champneys, a group of health resorts well
I must have seen at least 10 studies in the last two years that extol the virtues of eating lots of salads, vegetables, olive oil and fish, excluding most other common foods in order to reduce the risk of dementia
Surprise, surprise! Mediterranean diet may be reducing risk of Alzheimer's.
I must have seen at least 10 studies in the last two years that extol the virtues of eating lots of salads, vegetables, olive oil and fish, excluding most
In 2015 the Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) estimated that diesel "particulates" are directly and indirectly responsible for an average of 52,000 deaths per annum in Britain, mainly associated with severe asthma, cardio-vascular disease
Cupcakes have become extremely popular, thanks to Mary Berry to a large extent. As delicious as they may be, one in particular has caused a rise in a food allergies.
The red velvet cupcake contains cochineal as its
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