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“Unfashionable” Cancers Being Ignored by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Patients coping with “unfashionable” cancers are being ignored by scientists despite record spending on cancer research, a new report by the National Cancer Research Insti ... Read on »
A Cure For Peanut Allergies? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Scientists have announced that there may be a cure for sufferers of peanut allergies after promising results from an innovative new desensitisation programme. Children who p ... Read on »
A Formula to Get Kids to Eat Their Greens? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new centre has opened in France, with the aim to tackle two of the most prominent questions on many a chef’s lips: what constitutes a ‘good’ meal and how is it possible to ... Read on »
A Glass of Red Wine a Day Keeps the Doctor Away? by Nick B. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For years we’ve been hearing that a glass of wine a day will keep you healthy, but is it true, and does it apply to any type of wine?   Research has found tha ... Read on »
A Growing Taste for Seaweed in the UK by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The popularity of seaweed – a staple part of the diet in Japan & China with more than 170,000 tons of it being consumed each year - is on the up. Seven out of the wor ... Read on »
A Prevention For Blood Clots? by Nick B. Patient Expert 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new report has revealed that people could reduce their risk of developing life threatening blood clots like deep-vein thrombosis, by taking statins - a group of drugs comm ... Read on »
A Realistic view of food Hygiene by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine After an increase in E.Coli cases being linked to salads, more people are reluctant to return to them.  Because absolute assurance is impossible, the purchase of salad pro ... Read on »
ACUPUNCTURE – SOME NEW INSIGHT INTO HOW IT WORKS. by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Acupuncture has been regarded by many with scepticism. Now some new research evidences a scientific basis for its perceived beneficial effects. Practiced throughout th ... Read on »
After delivery, would you like to look like Melissa Peterman? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Melissa Peterman weight loss Gaining weight during pregnancy is the most natural thing to do. If nothing else, there is another human being growing within you. But afte ... Read on »
Alcohol Reduces Chances of IVF Success by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New research has been published revealing that women are at risk of reducing their chances of conceiving through IVF if they indulge in just a moderate couple of glasses of ... Read on »
Allergic Reactions Increasing Dramatically by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It seems like those of us who take strong reactions to otherwise harmful substances are growing in numbers, as a new report out today reveals that hospitals have counted 100 ... Read on »
ALTERNATIVE BOWEL CANCER SCREENING TEST COULD RADICALLY CUT DEATHS FROM THE DISEASE by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study suggests that a single examination of the bowel could cut the death rate from bowel cancer in people aged over fifty five by as much as forty three per cent! ... Read on »
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE – REDUCING THE RISK THROUGH DIET by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diet can’t totally eliminate the risk of dementia, but watching what we eat may lower it. Given its importance as a potentially modifiable factor in the development of ... Read on »
An Artery Cleaning Glass Of Wine Anyone? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hold on to your wine glasses you grape lovers, as a doctor in Australia has announced that he has produced the healthiest drink in the world - a wine that actually cleans yo ... Read on »
AN UNHEALTHY OBSESSION WITH HEALTHY FOOD. by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Eating disorder charities are concerned that a marked rise in people obsessed with healthy eating may be indicative of a serious psychological condition. Sufferers typ ... Read on »
ANGER & CRITICISM AT THE APPROVAL OF A NEW GM CROP FOR EUROPE by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Environmental groups slam the decision as a threat to human health, while two of its member countries express their opposition. It is twelve years since there was Euro ... Read on »
Anomalies in Response to Britain’s Rising Obesity Rate by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The link between obesity and preventable illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer is well documented, but is enough being done to combat this? Health Campa ... Read on »
Antony Worral Thompson Joins Campaign To Lift Smoking Ban by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine TV chef and restaurateur Antony Worral Thompson has become an additional member of a campaign group demanding the smoking ban be amended. Thompson, along with MPs from th ... Read on »
Apple Cider Vinegar – this acid has sweet benefits! by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Though apple cider vinegar is produced by fermenting apples and is acidic solution, unlike other acids, if taken in correct quantity and diluted, will not burn you anyways ... Read on »
Are England Turning Into Haggis Lovers? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There was a time when if you were to ask an English person if they knew what was in haggis - Scotland’s national dish - they may very well have answered “haggis meat?” Some ... Read on »