Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Dark Side of Statins

Statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) are considered by many to be nothing short of pharmaceutical miracles. And if you believe that your blood cholesterol levels are still the major determinant of whether or not you develop heart disease, then I can sympathise … Continue reading

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Calcium supplements spike heart attack risk

Calcium! It’s vital for strong bones isn’t it? If you are worried about bone health as you age, or if the worst happens and you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, you’d want to take a calcium pill, right? That’s what we’ve … Continue reading

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A cancer drug for macular degeneration?

Yesterday, I was reading an article describing the pending lawsuit against a UK hospital for using an unlicensed anticancer drug for treating age related macular degeneration (AMD) instead of the licensed version of the drug, which apparently costs 12 times … Continue reading

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Focus, Determination and Humility

“You’re mad!” I hear this quite frequently from people who don’t understand my passion for healthy living, raw food and often challenging exercise regime, so it came as no great surprise to hear it again as I left work last … Continue reading

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