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Statins add only three days to life

A major study in the British Medical Journal , which hit the headlines in the Sunday Express shows that statin...

October 19, 2015

Supplement dangers exaggerated

A report out today in the New England Journal of Medicine and reported in The Independent shows nothing to be...

October 15, 2015

Anti-depressant lies corrected

Thousands of adolescents have been harmed, and some have died by misleading people. The full story is told at study329.org....

September 22, 2015

Alzheimer’s – drugs or vitamins?

There’s a blatant example of double standards going on right now with dementia. You will recall that the first ‘disease...

August 6, 2015

No sugar diabetes link

Sugar consumption isn’t linked to diabetes type 2, heart disease or obesity, says the government’s ‘expert’ SACN advisors. Pull the...

July 20, 2015

B12 memory study is bad science

A study published today, which was rejected by the British Medical Journal, claims that vitamin B12 supplements don’t work for...

July 6, 2015

Cancer – sugar and weight more important than genes

A study out today shows that the greater a woman’s weight the greater is their risk for breast cancer.

June 11, 2015

Expect more vaccines

There’s big changes at Britain’s biggest drug company, GSK, as Sir Philip Hampton, formerly of RBS, steps in to ‘fix...

May 21, 2015

5 ways to save NHS £6 billion – with prevention

Want to fix the NHS? It's easy to save at least £6 billion a year just by tackling the true...

May 1, 2015

Are vitamins harmful to health?

This old chestnut, the claim made today in the Daily Mail that vitamin supplements increase cancer risk, is based on...

April 21, 2015

Omega-3 and B vitamins cut dementia brain shrinkage by 73%

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s. Brain shrinkage, the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, starts for many from the age of 50....

April 20, 2015

Is PMS caused by poor diet/inflammation?

A naturopathic doctor, writing in the Daily Mail this week, claims PMS is caused by inflammation, and eating anti-inflammatory foods...

April 9, 2015

Who’s to vote for the NHS?

If you watched the ‘leaders debate’ on the NHS you might wonder why the real issue of the ever-increasing costs...

April 8, 2015

Forget Atkins – go ‘fishkins’ to cut cancer risk in half, shows new study

A massive study of over 77,000 people has found that eating meat increases risk for colorectal cancer by 75 per...

March 10, 2015

Escape the stress trap

Chronic stress has dire long-term health consequences - it is as bad for you as smoking and responsible for reducing...

March 3, 2015

Could 3 cups of coffee a day reduce heart attack risk?

Is coffee good or bad for you? A study out today claims 3 - 5 cups a day is good...

March 3, 2015

Free online test shows how to halve Alzheimer’s risk

One in four people over 50 are predicted to develop Alzheimer’s, an irreversible disease and the most common form of...

January 20, 2015

What’s the right diet for you?

BBC Horizon’s programme ‘What’s the right diet for you’ this week claimed to put personalised dieting to the test by...

January 15, 2015

No Cancer deaths by 2050?

That was the announcement in yesterday’s newspapers in response to an £80 million cut in funding from the government for...

January 15, 2015

Mediterranean diet keeps you ‘genetically young’

A study in the British Medical Journal has found that the Mediterranean Diet (which is very similar to my low...

December 4, 2014