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September 2012

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Get sprouting! Microgreens are bursting with nutrition

Microgreens like red cabbage, cilantro and radish have up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than mature plants

27 September, 2012
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Alexander Technique cuts medication use in pain sufferers

Researchers in Bristol have found a remarkable reduction in pain medication use with Alexander Technique

27 September, 2012
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Bath salts hold the key to arthritis relief

Scientists have found a simple way to ease the agony of arthritis – soaking in a bath of salt water

25 September, 2012
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Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of heart disease

Evidence is piling up that vitamin D deficiency substantially raises the risk of heart disease and early death

25 September, 2012
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Painkillers – more overdoses than heroin and cocaine

Our worrying and escalating use of painkillers – is it ‘medication overuse’ or ‘medication overprescription’?

24 September, 2012
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GMO apologists running out of excuses for tumours in GM-fed rats

The scramble to discredit the recent GM feeding study is losing ground as the excuses get sillier and sillier

21 September, 2012
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Selenium/CoQ10 combo prevents heart disease deaths

New research from Sweden shows that selenium helps optimise the heart protective effect of CoQ10 in older adults

20 September, 2012
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An apple a day could keep pancreatic cancer away

Including more richly coloured fruits, like apples and berries in your diet, can lower the risk of several types of cancer

20 September, 2012
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Multiple tumours found in rats fed on Monsanto’s GM corn

A new French study shows that rats fed a lifelong diet of GM maize develop tumours and multiple organ damage

19 September, 2012
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GPs – your friendly neighbourhood drug pushers

With GPs pushing drugs onto people instead of caring for them properly it’s little wonder patients are so dissatisfied – and sick

18 September, 2012