Posted byon Fri, 24 May 13 10:33
One of the biggest lies in medicine today is that your disease is caused by genes. A fraction of the risk for cancer, Alzheimer’s or obesity is down to genes. For example, only 1% of Alzheimer’s can be attributed to genes. About 15% of the risk for breast cancer is inherited – and not all that inheritance is genetic. But now a company, Myriad Genetics, have found a way to own your genes and make money from them and Angelina Jolie’s PR is helping them make millions.
Posted byon Tue, 21 May 13 11:38
Ground-breaking research from Oxford University is published today (21st May), in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showing that inexpensive B vitamins stopped shrinkage in the area of the brain that defines Alzheimer’s disease
Posted byon Tue, 14 May 13 14:24
I often get asked what I take when I go travelling or on holiday so here’s my nutritional first-aid kit.
Posted byon Thu, 09 May 13 16:17
Sugar is perhaps a greater addiction than people realise and kicking the habit can be difficult. If you are finding it particularly difficult to give up sugary foods and drinks, you are probably hooked and there are clear biological reasons for this.