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August 2012

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Cinnamon helps control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetics

Several recent studies show that this ancient spice can be a useful addition to treatment for a very modern disease

31 August, 2012
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More than 40 natural substances can slow the spread of cancer

Fresh produce, natural herbs and spices – laboratory evidence shows they may hold the key to keeping cancer in check naturally

30 August, 2012
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Healthy fats in walnuts give men a fertility boost

Walnuts are a good plant-based source of omega 3 fatty acids that can help promote healthy sperm

30 August, 2012
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Vitamin B3 – our newest weapon against ‘superbugs’?

This common vitamin may turn out to be a powerful weapon in the fight against certain antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’

28 August, 2012
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Antibiotic residues in sausage meat increase the likelihood of food poisoning

Antibiotic residues in uncured pepperoni or salami meat are potent enough to weaken helpful bacteria that make it safe for consumption

28 August, 2012
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Herbal tea shows promise as breast cancer treatment

Virgin’s mantle, a traditional herbal remedy, contains active constituents that may fight breast cancer

27 August, 2012
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Acupuncture a valuable alternative to knee surgery for osteoarthritis

This non-invasive treatment can relieve the pain of knee osteoarthritis and offer a low cost alternative to surgery

23 August, 2012
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Yoga is effective – and cost effective – treatment for lower back pain

Less pain, fewer days off work, increased mobility, less costly – yoga is better than standard GP care in every way

23 August, 2012
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UNJUSTIFIED! UK officials ban echinacea for under 12s

Herbalists, professional groups and health food stores have reacted angrily to this latest, senseless attack on herbal medicine

22 August, 2012
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Panel rules MMR vaccine left young girl partially deaf

Officials acknowledge that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jab caused lifelong disability – but compensation has been refused!

20 August, 2012