Category Archives: Health

“A Placebo Conundrum” by Michael Brooks

IT SEEMED like a good idea until I saw the electrodes. Dr Luana Colloca’s white coat offered scant reassurance. “Do you mind receiving a series of electric shocks?” she asked. I could hardly say no – after all, this was … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria swap is alternative to Gastric Bypass Surgery

A bacterial cocktail could soon offer a knifeless alternative to gastric bypass surgery. The gastric bypass limits a person’s food intake by, in effect, reducing the size of the stomach – often to the size of a walnut. The procedure … Continue reading

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Buteyko Breathing Presentation

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction “Body Scan”

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Mindfulness Stress Reduction And Healing by Jon Kabbat-Zinn

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses are available in Glasgow, please follow these links: http://ksdglasgow.org.uk/index/8-week-mindfulness-training http://www.mindfullybeing.co.uk http://www.mindfulnesstoday.co.uk/courses.php

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Faecal Bacteria Cocktail treats superbug Infection

Feeding faeces to people with chronic infection can cure them, but who wants to eat poo? A synthetic alternative could provide a more palatable option. Hospital superbug Clostridium difficile can wreak havoc in the guts of vulnerable people, especially those who have lost … Continue reading

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Abnormal gut bacteria linked to severe malnutrition

There’s more to malnutrition than poor diet. Two complementary studies suggest that microbes have an important role to play in both the onset and treatment of a poorly understood form of malnutrition called kwashiorkor. Malnutrition, the leading cause of death … Continue reading

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