More than 4.5 million people in the United States are suspected to be infected with hepatitis C, and more than 200 million around the world – making it one of the greatest public health epidemics of our time. Liver failure caused by cirrhosis due to hepatitis C is a leading reason for liver transplantation. The identification of the… Read More


More than 4.5 million people in the United States are suspected to be infected with hepatitis C, and more than 200 million around the world – making it one of the greatest public health epidemics of our time. Liver failure caused by cirrhosis due to hepatitis C is a leading reason for liver transplantation. The identification of the… Read More


Like most debilitating diseases, it is possible to at least stabilise, or even recover from multiple sclerosis (MS). Many people have – but first, make sure that is what is really causing your symptoms. MS is notoriously difficult to diagnose. Many people go through a period of experiencing odd symptoms without knowing their cause. It is not… Read More


  Great news for depressed people – internet-based therapy is as successful as face-to-face treatment at combating depression, and it works better than drug therapy. A study that psychiatrist Gavin Andrews from the University of New South Wales did, found that Internet treatment required less than two hours compared to an average 12-15 hours of treatment with a practitioner. Cognitive behavioural… Read More


  It’s fairly well known now that diet affects mood, and that junk food can be the cause of depression, particularly in teenagers. Quite literally, changing your diet can change your mood. Anyone who has lost weight due to eating healthier food, will have noticed a mood boost, which is  greater than the satisfaction of… Read More