No parent on the planet wouldn’t want a simple solution for preventing potentially harmful diseases in their children. So, why do parents who totally believe in vaccinating their children, have them vaccinated and then spend time and energy questioning vaccine safety? If the problems with vaccines these parents experienced could be identified and remedied, it would satisfy many of… Read More


You can’t avoid childhood disability – can you? Well, yes, when you can avoid the effects of the stealthy cytomegalovirus (CMV) contracted in the womb, potentially causing permanent disabilities such as deafness blindness, developmental delays, epilepsy and cerebral palsy. CMV is a member of the herpes family that can lie dormant and undetected for years. It is… Read More


Asthma affects over 300 million people worldwide and its prevalence is increasing. Why people develop asthma is the question of a UK study of over 3000 children who were followed from birth to when they reached 11½ years. The researchers concluded that young children who watch television for more than two hours a day double… Read More


Mould – what’s the big deal? Mould can be responsible for whole families suffering from sinusitis, and other allergic symptoms, even unexplained and repeated flu. Moulds can play havoc with health as they produce compounds called mycotoxins, which if consumed over enough time, can cause serious illness, including liver cancer. “A lot of these compounds are carcinogenic,”… Read More


The notion that herbs, spices and healthy foods are less potent than medication is not necessarily so, because culinary herbs and spices can address infections, including women’s health issues very effectively. There is masses of research to support the health benefits of garlic – sometimes called the “stinking rose”, yet it’s benefits in infection are usually underestimated. While some… Read More


ADHD, Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Dyslexia and PDDNOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) are being proven by researchers all over the world to stem from the environment. Toxins interrupt the healthy development of children, diminish quality of life, reduce academic achievement and disturb behaviour, with profound consequences for entire societies. Neurodevelopmental disorders… 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