Re bypass surgery (WDDTY vol 14 no 12), in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation (BARI), lifestyle changes were determined to have most to do with an increase in survival.
There are many better alternatives than drugs for depression. Here's a short summary. For more detailed information, see WDDTY, vol 6 no 6, and the WDDTY Guide to Mental Health
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is not a ‘disease’ per se; it is believed to be a significant risk factor in other diseases, including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
If you're on the Atkins diet, the good news is that you will probably lose weight in the first six months or so. The bad news is that you could start suffering from headaches, muscle weakness, diarrhea or constipation if you aren't already.
I am so bad with food I can go for a long time eating really well, and then I just can't help myself and go on a binge. ...
What depressing reading your WDDTY vol 14 no 10 made - rightly headed ‘Depression’. It seems that Big Pharma will go to any lengths to sell its products, irrespective of whether they have been tested or not.
Type II diabetes has become the lifestyle disease of modern times. The two main risk factors according to doctors are being seriously overweight, as measured by body mass index (BMI), and a lack of exercise. But which one carries the greater risk?
Everyone knows that type 2 diabetes is an epidemic caused by the modern lifestyle and diet - everyone that is except doctors, according to a new study. Researchers have discovered that doctors are taking a very casual view of the disease, often...
The amino acid L-glutamine is a nutrient that has proved to be especially useful for healing cells of the gastrointestinal tract. By boosting the energy of these cells and stimulating their regeneration, glutamine also aids the growth of new tissue...