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Don’t Be Fooled By The Gene Therapy Hype

Gene therapy is the next big thing for Big Pharma. We’re being told that drugs that have the ability to alter or repair our genes will keep us young and conquer everything from hair loss to cancer. But like my Dad always said: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Keep […]

Supplements Take A Hammering From The Mainstream, Yet Again…

“Oh dear…” That’s really all I have to say about the recent supplement-bashing headlines that many of you may have seen in the news: “Excessive use of dietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk”… ” Supplements may raise, not lower cancer risk”… “Taking too many vitamins pills ‘increases risk of heart disease and cancer’, study […]

Is Technology A Danger To Pedestrians?

Technology-obsessed pedestrians are everywhere these days. You see them glancing at their phones, checking emails, sending text messages, taking selfies, playing games and updating their Facebook status… all while walking down the street like they’re the only ones on it. Take your eyes off the screen Researchers recently asked the question: How much are these […]

Will Your Doctor Give You C.Difficile?

While hospitals are struggling to keep antibiotic resistant bacterial infections under control, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has just discovered something horrifying about another deadly infectious agent, C. difficile — commonly called C. diff. Deadly bacteria linked to doctors’ and dentists’ offices C.difficile is extremely contagious… and it can be […]