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Martin Eastwood

I am a retired Physician who taught and practiced medicine in Edinburgh. I have been the author of several textbooks of nutrition. I believe that nutrition is a key science in healthy living. My blog draws from peer reviewed scientific journals reviewed . In this way it is possibe to make... Full Bio
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p53, viral inactivation and cancer

It is a self evidence that where ever a phenomenon in biology, there is always a claim that nutrition has a place in the process. Maybe. This...

drug treatment of excess weight

Few safe and effective drug treatments are available. A combination treatment with sustained-release naltrexone and bupropion has been developed...

bones and metabolism

Most scientists believe the function of the bone is limited to support and mineral exchange. A stimulating article in Nature discusses the...

p53 and metabolism

The tumour suppressor gene p53 is important in halting the cycle and death when there is DNA damage. P53 also has a role in cellular...

anxiety and the brain

Some people are naturally more anxious than others. How anxiously we react to threat or adversity is part of our personality. This...
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