GARLICâS medicinal properties for the prevention and treatment of diseases are recorded in many ancient medical texts.1 Â Garlic has a long tradition of use to boost the immune system and may have antimicrobial and antiviral properties.2,3Â
07 February 2012
Not everything a traveller returns home with is welcomed.
31 January 2012
Mastocytosis is a general term referring to a group of conditions with clinical features caused by mast cell infiltration of tissues and the release of chemical mediators, including histamine, prostaglandin D2, heparin, proteases, leukotrienes and chemotactic factors from these cells.
27 January 2012
Have a look in the mirror, well-known nutritionist Dr Rosemary Stanton suggests, and everything you see was once in your food.
24 January 2012
In this article, we examine the evolving role of antibiotics, the impact of vaccines, the changing complications of acute otitis media and we review the indications for grommets.
17 January 2012
Early intervention and referral are the keys to preventing ongoing chronic pain.
15 November 2011
Management of insomnia should first address lifestyle and behavioural factors such as poor sleep hygiene, caffeine intake, and regular daily exercise.
17 October 2011
THE herb chasteberry (Vitex agnus-castus [VAC]) is native to the Mediterranean region. The Greeks named it from agnos castus, meaning âchasteâ, and it was used by priests and nuns to help suppress sexual desires.Â
20 September 2011
Anxiety is a common GP presentation1 and there are many non-drug approaches that may help reduce anxiety symptoms.2,3Meditation