Tag Archives: medicine

a nation of druggies? … or fatties

Just heard Dr Norman Swan on ABC radio say that Australians have spent $6.8Billion, yes, that is billion, on LIPITOR. We are done for! News about lipitor GENETICS: Does being fat make you more jolly? “David Meyre of McMaster University … Continue reading

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the final cure …

Brass Doorknobs, Flu, and MRSA Posted on 28 August 2012 Admission time….

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medical ‘miracles’ …

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Chocolate may protect the brain from stroke. Perhaps I’ll have a bit, with tonight’s glass of red wine. You can’t be too careful with your health, you know. Posted at 1:30 pm by Glenn Reynolds A … Continue reading

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smart medicine …

FASTER PLEASE: Smart Sutures That Detect Infections. “Plastic or silk threads covered with temperature sensors and micro-heaters could keep tabs on infections and provide therapy.” Posted at 4:04 pm by Glenn Reynolds

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Benefitting from GM foods …

Nutrient-boosted Golden Rice should be embraced Posted on August 19, 2012 by Editor | Leave a comment ONE of the more unedifying aspects of the fight over genetically modified food has been the unbending opposition of Greenpeace and others to rice … Continue reading

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Eradicating Hepatitis C … gold

FASTER, PLEASE: Nanoparticle Completely Eradicates Hepatitis C Virus. “Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) have developed a nanoparticle that has shown 100 percent effectiveness in eradicating the hepatitis C virus in laboratory testing. The nanoparticle, dubbed a nanozyme, consists … Continue reading

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health…from pets

WANT A HEALTHIER BABY? Get A Dog Or Cat. “Infants who repeatedly come into contact with dogs and cats during the first year of their life are less likely to suffer from respiratory tract symptoms or infections, according to a … Continue reading

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Coffee…the new wonder drug

IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN’T DO? Study: Coffee Lowers Colon Cancer Risk. “Over the years, most studies of the subject have been either small or plagued by methodological flaws. But recently a team of researchers at the National Cancer Institute … Continue reading

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treatment without drugs…

New hope for treating depression in Parkinson’s sufferers CURTIN University research has demonstrated that cognitive-behavioural treatment (CBT) minimises anxiety and depression experienced by people suffering from Parkinson’s Disease…

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Dietary advice…

GARY TAUBES: What Really Makes Us Fat. “The trial suggests that among the bad decisions we can make to maintain our weight is exactly what the government and medical organizations like the American Heart Association have been telling us to … Continue reading

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