Science, ‘Bad Science’ and Alternative Medicine • Who can ‘bear’ such food? • Hangovers

Science, hospital ‘Bad Science’ and Alternative Medicine Last week I discovered a columnist that I’d never read before. He is Ben Goldacre who writes a column called ‘Bad Science’ in the Guardian. Apparently Mr. Goldacre has a mission to expose fraudulent or pseudoscientific data wherever it appears. For example he criticises the Science Museum for [...]

By | 2003-12-23T10:29:00+00:00 December 23rd, 2003|Health, Homeopathy|0 Comments

‘Quads’ might be dangerous • Pharmaceuticals: Sometimes they works and sometimes they don’t • Runners take note •

‘Quads’ might be dangerous: News of Ozzy Osbourne’s crash on a quad bike was all over the media in the last ten days. Personally I’d never heard of a ‘quad bike’ until this story hit the news. However, vcialis 40mg the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents had certainly heard of this ‘bike’ (a [...]

By | 2003-12-19T10:24:00+00:00 December 19th, 2003|Health, Homeopathy|0 Comments

Could a total ban on smoking work? • Unhealthiest children ever? • Homeopathic Tip of the Week: Colds & Flu

Could a total ban on smoking work? At medical school there were three medical journals that were held in the highest esteem. Two were British and one American: The British Medical Journal, seek The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine. Last week’s edition of The Lancet had an astounding article in which the [...]

By | 2003-12-12T01:00:00+00:00 December 12th, 2003|Health, Homeopathy|0 Comments

Future Pill: A tablet a day keeps obesity away… • Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Do we need more bacteria? • But Worms as medicine? • IBS

Future Pill: A tablet a day keeps obesity away… The Daily Mail is not a newspaper I normally read. However many people had told me that the health section was rather good so I dutifully bought The Mail on Tuesday, vialis 40mg the day they give a lot of inches to health issues. To my [...]

By | 2003-12-06T10:01:00+00:00 December 6th, 2003|Health, Homeopathy|0 Comments

How to snack and not put on weight • But our kids are getting fat • Homeopathic Tip of the Week: What to do after overindulging

How to snack and not put on weight A useful source of health information can be found at http://health.yahoo.com This week, in their nutritional and fitness tip of the week they have some suggestions about what to eat when you feel inclined to snack. Recommended are foods that are low in fat, high in fibre [...]

By | 2003-12-01T23:51:00+00:00 December 1st, 2003|Health, Homeopathy|0 Comments