Breast cancer: Genetic testing

James LiddellArticles, Cancer, Lifestyle and Natural MedicineLeave a Comment

Oncology leads the way in personalised medicine with a range of single and multi-gene tests to identify the patients that have increased risk of breast cancer development, recurrence or medication side-effects due to the genetic background. The DNA-based BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene testing and RNA-based profiling are offered as a routine service to patients who fulfil the criteria for these … Read More

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Wheat addiction : “Yes and No”

James LiddellArticles, Food Management, Lifestyle and Natural MedicineLeave a Comment

The main problem with refined carbohydrates like wheat (high GI/GL) and sugar is that they can alter the microflora (good bacteria) content in the digestive tract and that can lead to an increased energy extraction and fat deposition, change hormone secretions, cause leaky GUT and cause metabolic endotoxemia and the end results is a craving for more wheat and sugar … Read More

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Alcohol – The side effects outweigh the benefits

James LiddellArticles, Health Tips, Lifestyle and Natural MedicineLeave a Comment

Alcohol – the side effects outweigh the benefits Short-term side effects of using alcohol include: Can reduced concentration Can affect co-ordination and slower reflexes The loss of inhibitions and more confidence Can cause a flushed appearance Can blurred vision and slurred speech Can intense moods, e.g. aggression, elation, depression Can cause headaches Can cause nausea and vomiting Increase risk of … Read More

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Attention Deficit Disorder – a drug free intervention is possible

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Attention Deficit Disorder defined Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can be defined as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity more frequent and severe than is typical of children at a similar level of development. This definition conforms to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition.(2) Diagnosis Diagnosis should be done by an educational psychologist. Normal onset starts before … Read More

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