FUTURE SCIENCE: BREAST CANCER TESTING MAY BE POSSIBLE WITH BLOOD TEST

October 3, 2012 by  
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BLOOD TEST HOLDS PROMISE FOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING 2.10.12 Rada Rouse Medical Observer   A SIMPLE blood test could in future replace the mammogram to screen for breast cancer, researchers say. Cancer Research UK is pumping more than £1 million ($1.6 m) into a project to investigate whether a blood test can distinguish between women […]

ANTIBIOTICS LINKED TO WEIGHT GAIN

September 3, 2012 by  
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Changes in the gut microbiome from low-dose antibiotics caused mice to gain weight. Similar alterations in humans taking antibiotics, especially children, might be adding to the obesity epidemic Amy Maxmen Nature Magazine 27.8.12   Bacteria living naturally within the gut provide a gateway to flab, according to a few reports this week. These bacteria may […]

MATERNAL VITAMIN D IS IMPORTANT FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND LANGUAGE

February 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Health Blog, Nutrients For Life

MATERNAL VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS MAY HELP LANGUAGE   According to Michael Woodhead (6 minutes, 14.2.12): “Vitamin D deficiency during early pregnancy is associated with an almost two-fold higher rate of language impairment in the offspring, a study from WA has shown. In a long term follow up study of children born between 1989 and 1991, […]

Scientific Research: DHA Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Cancer

September 30, 2010 by  
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Nutrient therapies are a significant part of naturopathic health care and disease prevention. Nutraceuticals (nutrients used at therapeutic dosages) can also contribute in safe and effective treatment protocols. The following extract is taken from an article on research that indicates positive results when using DHA (a fatty acid derived from fish oil) to treat (cancerous) […]

Are You Suffering From ‘Metabolic Syndrome’?

September 23, 2010 by  
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Metabolic Syndrome is an increasingly common health disorder which affects many people’s lives by reducing their quality of life as well as their potential life span. Metabolic syndrome can cause a number of serious health conditions such as diabetes, fatty liver and chronic cardiovascular diseases. As a naturopathic practitioner, I find that early intervention is […]

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