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The Doctor Game

What's Red and Protects Cardiovascular Health?

For years we've been told that the Mediterranean diet, full of vegetables, is the way to guard against heart attack and stroke. But Gorge H.W. Bush, former president of the U.S., admitted he didn`t like broccoli.

How to stay safe in hospital

Luckily, I’ve only been admitted to hospital for surgery on two occasions, but when it happened I had serious concerns.

Not all lunatics are in the asylum

I’m often asked, “What have you learned as a medical journalist?” In one word “Plenty.

From 1600 to 400 calories in 40,000 years

How can we help to improve the health care system in this country? Politicians and others continue to debate this issue. They always conclude that more money is the answer, but this approach is doomed to failure.

Mae West knew when men were men

As a male, have you lost the “tiger-in-the-tank”? Possibly you are more irritable, suffer insomnia, have problems at work, lost height, lack energy and lack erections? Now you wonder if testosterone therapy is what’s needed to resto

Are people needlessly dying from ebola?

“Those who do not remember history are destined to relive it”, is an often quoted saying. But the great tragedy is that by failing to read history, researchers and doctors have, in the past, condemned millions to die from viral disease.

Death in the electronic age

Do you want to die at an early age? I doubt that many people would be willing to say “Yes” to this question.

Is it ADHD or a problem with the eye?

“I’ve just seen two images of the same person on the TV screen” my aging Mother complained years ago. She had developed double vision (DV).

Salt: Is too much causing autoimmune disease?

What comes crashing down with excessive salt? Dr Stephen Havas, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Maryland says, “The number of deaths from excess salt is equivalent to a commuter jet crashing every day in the U.S.

What critics won't admit about vitamins and minerals

Are vitamin supplements safe? Do vitamins work? Are they necessary? Do they contain dangerous impurities? And, is what’s on the label actually in the vitamin? Lately, newspaper headlines have unleashed a rash of criticism about vitamins.