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Dr. John B. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Internal Medicine
London, California
Dr John Briffa qualified as a doctor from University College London Medical School in 1990. A prize-winning medical student, he also completed an intercalated BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences during his medical studies. Since graduating, Dr Briffa has developed a special interest in nutritional... Full Bio
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More evidence links higher cholesterol with improved immunity

While we are frequently warned about the perils of cholesterol, there exists quite a bit of evidence which links higher cholesterol levels...

Low blood sugar appears to cause aggression and relationship disharmony

Back in 2011 I wrote a blog post that focused on a case of alleged domestic violence. In short, a judge had come home after work, but his wife...

One simple way to boost brain function in later life? Get walking

‘Mild cognitive impairment’ describes a state characterised by impair brain function that is not severe enough to be classified as dementia....

Why do some doctors prescribe cholesterol-reducing medication for which there is zero evidence of benefit?

In 2002 the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) in the US licensed the cholesterol-lowering drug ezetimibe (Zetia). This medication reduces...

Cardiologist urges doctors to take patients’ wishes more into consideration

Initiatives in both the US and the UK look set to vastly increase the number of people deemed eligible for treatment with statins. While some...
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"Too much fructose"

How much is too much fructose? My child who is on a low carb diet for the treatement of seizures, has very loose watery stools and stomach pain with only small amounts of fructose ... such as a 1/3 or so of an apple ... or a small plum.

 

 
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blod test prostat is ok problem is slow urination no pain other than it is slow
 

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