Background Food safety is a serious business. If a company produces a food item that is subsequently found to have harmed those who consume it, this is very bad news. Customers lose faith and sales are likely to suffer. Even...Read More
Category: Medical Practice
For some time, I have been concerned about the harm that may occur as a result of medical treatment such as adverse effects of drugs or damage caused by exposure to radiation. I have just come across a paper entitled “Death by...Read More
Learning from his own experience Dr. Gary Fettke Is an amazing character I was delighted to meet, when I attended the Low Carb Summit at Cape Town in February 2015 (1). He is an orthopaedic surgeon and an ardent advocate of...Read More
As I was sorting out some old books, I came across this one entitled: “Confessions of a Medical Heretic” written by Dr Robert S Mendelsohn, which was first published in 1979 (1). This is an absolutely damning account of medicine...Read More
Rangan Chatterjee is a GP who works in the Oldham area of Greater Manchester. He is featured in a rather unique series of TV programmes on the BBC entitled “Doctor in the House”. Dr Chatterjee lives with a family for a period so...Read More
In his third Reith Lecture Dr Atul Gawande, focuses on the approach by doctors to patients with diseases which may be terminal (1). One of the big changes that has occurred in the last 50 years or so has been the increase in the...Read More
It seems to be the accepted wisdom that the prime problem with our health services is a lack of resources and therefore all will be well if we can find enough money to meet all the demands. However we have only to look at the...Read More
I have just received a mail shot from the Stroke Association which points out that research into stroke is currently woefully underfunded. In order to maintain its current commitment to stroke research and support further...Read More
Mammography is a procedure in which the breast is examined using a special X-ray machine to detect signs of cancer. The rationale is that early detection enables treatment to be started before symptoms become evident thereby...Read More
- 306. Opioids
- 305. A Comparison between the approaches to Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) by Dr David Unwin and Diabetes UK
- 304. Sulphonylureas increase cardiac deaths but are still recommended for use after Metformin in type two diabetics in Scotland.
- 303. Statins: Why it is crucial to have a comprehensive picture
- 302. The Conventional Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)
- @ThatTimWalker All the more reason why my question should be answered!
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- @ThatTimWalker This my be a naive question. Have Dominic Cummins and Boris, for that matter, been cleared by securi… https://t.co/vFyLMa8hQQ
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- @TaiIbitoyeRD Are you the author of this article? If so, I am sure many of us would be delighted to hear your response.
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- No wonder T2D is rife.
"I’m a Dietician – These Are My 11 Tips for Reducing Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes"
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- NICE is still advocating CICO to achieve and maintain healthy weight, including:
base meals on starchy foods such a… https://t.co/AA05kKGTJE
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