Natural Health Articles

Prostate Cancer: PSA Test Is Misused And 80% Unreliable

Back in 2003, an editorial in the British Medical Journal said the following about the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: “At present the one certainty about PSA testing is that it causes harm.” That was 11 years ago and since then we’ve written numerous times about the dangers of this ‘standard’ test used to determine prostate […]

Are You Taking St. John’s Wort? Read This Now…

When I read the headline The most popular herbal treatment for depression can be unexpectedly dangerous… and even deadly, I thought to myself: Here we go again, another attack on natural and alternative medicine. However, it turns out I was a bit quick to react, because beyond the slightly inflammatory headline, the article was actually […]

Pistachios promote heart health and weight loss

It’s no secret that nuts are loaded with healthy fats that help reduce the risk of heart disease. However, one particular nut is starting to make waves in terms of its heart-protective benefits, especially for diabetics who have a heightened risk of heart disease. Make mine a handful The results of a recent study have […]

Oestrogen Therapy Is NOT Safe For Your Heart

12 years ago, the Women’s Health Initiative’s hormone therapy ‘experiment’ (it was not really a study) was stopped “in the interest of safety.” The goal was to see if oestrogen pills could help prevent heart disease… but the answer was a resounding NO. In fact, results showed that oestrogen pills significantly increased a woman’s risk […]