808, 2019

Healthy living can beat dementia genes

The Times Erin Cavoto Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “I wrote a research proposal for Managing Cognitive Decline last year, focusing on the integrated approach to diagnosis that I take with many complex medical problems and a treatment strategy focused on [...]

808, 2019

First Evidence’ Links Gut Bacteria, Fibromyalgia

Medscape Deborah Brauser Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  Fibromyalgia often co-exists with Chronic Fatigue (CF) and are challenging for both patients and clinicians. The pathophysiology (the mechanism of how it effects people) of fibromyalgia and CF is not well understood with [...]

808, 2019

Gastric Acid Inhibitor Use May Up Allergy Risk

Medscape Nicola M. Parry, DVM Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI’s) are very common drugs, prescribed but also available over the counter without prescription. They can be very helpful for indigestion, heartburn and GORD (Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease). [...]

708, 2019

Autoimmune disease — when the body turns on itself

Four million Britons have an autoimmune disorder, many of them women. Scientists are asking why The Times Peta Bee Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  “About time too, as all clinicians will know the incidence of “autoimmune problems” seems to have significantly [...]

3107, 2019

One small glass of juice a day linked to cancer risk

The Times Rhys Blakely Gerry Gajadharsingh writes:  "I’ve written a lot about fruit juices before and I think most people are getting it, but here is the latest regarding a small glass of orange juice and cancer risk. Drinking [...]

1507, 2019

Billions wasted on developing needless medicines

The Times Tom Whipple, Science Editor Gerry Gajadharsingh Writes:  “Most medical funding into research goes into drug development, Big Pharma is big money. Whilst its important that medication is as safe as it can be, most new drug treatments did [...]

306, 2019

Mild Hypothyroidism Being Overtreated, Avoid Pills, Says Panel

Nancy A. Melville Medscape Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Endocrinology (hormones) are complicated. Lots of people, when they don’t feel well, say “it’s my hormones doc” the suspected culprits in many cases are thyroid and female hormones related to the menopause. [...]

2705, 2019

High Juice Consumption May Up Mortality Risk

Medscape Norra MacReady Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: "I remember several years ago having a “chat” at an Osteopathic conference with a colleague who simply refused to believe that fruit juice and smoothies were unhealthy, so you see even health professionals [...]

2304, 2019

Nightmares, neuroscience and the secrets of sleep

In his sleep clinic, consultant neurologist Guy Leschziner observes our weird night-time behaviour. He diagnoses dangerous sleep disorders that could kill us — and encounters the odd faker Helen Rumbelow The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “As I often say [...]