Conditions and Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently warned that the use of antibiotics is creating drug resistant strains of bacteria which could potentially be very harmful. The Director General of the WHO Margaret Chan, addressed a meeting of infectious disease experts recently in Copenhagen. She talked of a growing crisis in the use of antibiotics […]

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A Cambridge based biotechnology company, Lycotec, has developed a process which makes drugs more easily delivered into the body and absorbed into the liver. The process? Mix it with chocolate! Lycotec identified that patients fail to regularly take their medication over long periods of time and saw the potential to mix them with chocolate to […]

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Reduce Cancer Risk Easily

by on January 20, 2012

A recent report shows that eliminating four unhealthy habits will dramatically reduce the risk of developing cancer. The report showed that more than a third of all diagnosed cases of cancer were caused by these four unhealthy habits. Cancer Research UK says that 40% of all cancers are avoidable if everybody addresses these four issues. […]

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Exercise Beats Diabetes

by on January 20, 2012

Very modest amounts of exercise on a regular basis have been found to boost insulin production, which will help to head off diabetes. A study found that less than one minute of vigorous exercise three times a week was enough to reduce the increase in production of insulin. In the study, volunteers were asked to […]

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By the way, following on from that story, if you’d like to read some “contrary views,” on cholesterol and heart disease, read: -Bryan Hubbard in What Doctors Don’t Tell You magazine -The Great Cholesterol Con by Dr Malcolm Kendrick -The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease by Uffe […]

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