Women’s Health

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked To Breast Cancer

By now our regular readers will know about the health risks associated with refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and artificial sweeteners like aspartame. So, it should come as no surprise that researchers have found that women who drink more than three sugary drinks (including sweetened fruit juice) as well as fizzy drinks a […]

Don’t Fall For The HPV Vaccine Con

Since August last year, the Gardasil and Cervarix human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to protect girls against cervical cancer (mistakenly dubbed ‘cervical cancer’ vaccines) have been wrapped in controversy. First, a study by the US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) was conducted to assess the effectiveness of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The study included subjects vaccinated […]

Paracetamol Linked To ADHD

In the past, we’ve highlighted the numerous dangers linked to paracetamol (acetaminophen) — the widely used over-the-counter painkiller. Even though this drug is regarded by most doctors and patients as harmless, it is anything but. Research has linked paracetamol to Alzheimer’s, dementia, liver damage and when used as a hangover treatment (even after drinking a […]

Ladies, Beware Of This ‘New’ Menopause Drug

When I mention the drug Paxil — the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and social anxiety — and also hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the same sentence, do any commonalities spring to mind? I didn’t think so… Wolf in sheep’s clothing Thousands of menopausal women are […]