GENDER AGE GAP REDUCING

Good news – the age-old gap in life-expectancy between men and women is lessening. On average women live longer than men, 81.5 years on average for women and 77.2 for men. But experts think that the gap is gradually reducing because men are taking better care of themselves getting more exercise and stopping smoking. (Philip …

DON’T EAT SO FAST!

Recent studies once again suggest that if we eat too quickly, we put on weight. Professor Ian McDonald from Uni of Nottingham explained: “If you eat quickly you basically fill your stomach before your gastric feedback has had a chance to start developing – you can overfill the thing.” In other words, you eat so …

GINKGO AND STROKES

Another one from WDDTY. Over-the-counter Ginkgo Biloba can reduce stroke damage by half, according to a new lab study.  It also reduces the degree of paralysis & limb weakness that can result from a stroke.  Researchers at John Hopkins Institute in Baltimore, USA, discovered that a daily Ginkgo supplement offered protective effects even after just …

X-RAYS

X-rays & other medical scans could be playing a far bigger role in the spread of cancer than doctors have previously thought suggests the latest edition of What Doctors Don’t Tell You. They explain new lab research has discovered that x-rays are causing cancer in cells that are not directly targeted by the x-rays.  It suggests …

‘Our’ Nigel And His Saddleworth & Lees Natural Health Centre

 Just a quick note to let you know that Nigel Dunbar, our massage therapist and foot doctor from the Uppermill clinic is now well up and running at his High Street, Lees Natural Health Centre (above Slender World). Therapies there include chiropody, podiatry, massage, sports injury clinic, Hopi ear candles, reflexology, acupuncture, counselling and homeopathy. …