Magnesium may be a safe alternative to bronchodilators when children are suffering a severe asthma attack. When an infusion of magnesium sulphate (40 mg/kg body weight) was tested
MISCARRIAGE: How it can be treated
These days, medicine is waxing optimistic about osteoporosis, announcing that there are more opportunities than ever before to make this crippling disorder a disease of the past.
Q My four-year-old daughter started having seizures last April. In just 14 months, she has had a total of eight, one every two weeks. She had just started being vaccinated,
* Investigate the cause of your CTS. If it’s a symptom of, say, rheumatoid arthritis or hypo/hyperthyroidism, treat that condition first.
* When not a symptom of a disease, it’s likely to be a structural problem, so try osteopathy (see box, p 11).
How we perceive and manage stress is important to our overall health. When stress becomes too great, the damage may be irreversible.
Re ‘Drugs for prostate cancer’ (WDDTY vol 16 no 1, page 7), a recent study revealed that vitamin D could cut a man’s risk of prostate by almost half. Researchers in Boston analysed blood samples and found that those containing the highest levels of...
Getting optimal levels of several nutrients should also be a part of your prevention programme. The most important of these are:
I was very interested in your piece ‘Let them eat dog food’ (WDDTY vol 13 no 9). For years, I’ve been interested in nutrition and supplements for humans without really paying any attention to supplement levels in pet food.
I have recently been diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease, so I am naturally very interested in anything that may help keep it under control, especially since I resisted all attempts to enlist me for clinical trials of a new drug combination