More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths
Subjecting women with mildly abnormal cervical smear test results to an immediate colposcopy examination is no more effective than simple observation (The Lancet, 10 July 1993).
Q:I would be very interested to know your views on the Barnes Basal Temperature Test for diagnosing slight hypothyroidism. I first heard of this when I consulted a nutritionist last year. Recent ...
A scandalous lack of knowledge by doctors and an epidemic of undiagnosed thyroid problems may be behind the other growing epidemic of our times: ME
Locating allergies can be one of the most difficult of detective jobs. Most elimination diets are too simplistic, which is why they don't seem to help people. The biggest problem is that allergies ...
* Follow a healthy, wholefood, nutrient-dense diet to complement conventional treatments to restore thyroid function:
* Eat foods rich in iodine, such as seaweed, seafish, eggs and milk.
An angiogram is an X-ray test that uses a dye to check the health of your arteries. It’s supposed to check for blockages or restrictions to the blood supply to the heart, and it can herald heart surgery.
One of the greatest and most far-reaching scandals of modern medicine has to do with the appalling ignorance of doctors about the workings of the thyroid gland.
The mainstay of modern obstetric diagnosis is the ultrasound scan (or sonography). Similar to radar, real-time scanners employ very-high-frequency pulsed sound waves (3.5-7 mHz, or 3.5-7 million cycles per second)