Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019

Software: The fix for overburdened hardware

Bloated and sluggish electronic health records are commonplace in healthcare today, along with the allure of new hardware that promises to speed the systems up. There are problems, though, with that approach: Hardware is expensive, and IT upgrades are not in the budget of many hospitals. In many cases, it is not even the best […]

Expert slams homeopathy remedy that contains essence of Berlin Wall

Renowned expert slams homeopathy ‘remedy’ said to contain the ‘spiritual force’ of the Berlin Wall (and it’s sold by a supplier bearing the Queen’s seal of approval) The Berlin Wall remedy is available via a UK-based supplier called Ainsworths The firm even holds a Royal Warrant from the Queen and the Prince of Wales  Professor […]

Unborn baby with anaemia is saved due to blood injections in the womb

Doctor saves the life of an unborn baby with deadly anaemia by injecting blood into his umbilical cord just 20 weeks into the pregnancy Edward Banham’s blood was being attacked by his mother’s immune system  Caused ‘Teddy’s’ heart to start to fail and fluid to accumulate in his organs Teddy underwent five infusions before he […]

Prostate cancer symptoms: The ‘unusual’ sign you should never ignore

Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate gland is found at the base of the bladder and is about the size of a walnut. According to the NHS, symptoms of prostate cancer do not usually appear until the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from […]

Neuronal mechanism that is central to human free recall identified

Extraterrestrial scientists landing in a football stadium would be struck by the sight of the crowd suddenly standing up and shouting in unison. In a similar manner, since the nineties, researchers have observed a special pattern of neuronal activity in rodents: tens of thousands of nerve cells firing in unison in a part of the […]

After sending my DNA to Norway for testing, revolutionised my diet

Personalised nutrition, where your DNA tells you what to eat and what not to eat, is gaining momentum. And for those with money to spare, a number of companies now offer fully personalised nutritional advice aimed at improving your overall health. Having researched this area for a number of years, I thought it was time […]

Type 2 diabetes: Cutting down on this nutrient can help regulate your blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin to regulate their blood sugar levels. Over time, insulin resistance significantly raises the risk of developing life-threatening complications, such as a heart attack or stroke. People with type 2 diabetes have to find other ways to regulate their blood sugar levels to stave off […]

HEALTH NOTES: That prosecco is just rotten for your teeth

HEALTH NOTES: That prosecco is just rotten for your teeth You may think red wine is the worst offender when it comes to your teeth. But a glass of fizz may actually be causing far more harm. Prosecco, which has soared in popularity in recent years, has been named as the worst alcoholic drink for […]

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