Chinese plant has potential as cancer cure

 

ScutellariaA plant used in traditional Chinese medicine is being investigated for medicinal compounds which may help treat cancer and liver disease.

Compounds in the root of the plant can kill human cancer cells but leave the healthy cells untouched.
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In Health Chiropractic moves to new Cavan address

Spine-225x300The In Health Chiropractic clinic is moving to The Elm House, Elm Bank, Cavan from May 3rd next.

The new clinic will be on the ground floor of the building which also houses Citizens Advice and MABS.

In Health Chiropractic treats a whole range of conditions from back and neck pain to headaches, shoulder and hip problems and numbness in arms of legs. Continue reading

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Six step handwashing kills more bugs

Washing handsA six step hand washing technique for healthcare workers has been found to kill more bugs.

The six steps, recommended by the World Health Organisation have been found to be superior to a three step procedure recommended by the US Centres for Disease and Control Prevention. Continue reading

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Sunshine vitamin lowers invasive cancer risk

16106725_sThe sunshine Vitamin D has been hailed as a “key prevention tool” for all types of invasive cancers.

Higher levels of the vitamin in the blood show a measurable reduced cancer risk. Continue reading

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Food as medicine theme of free online course

Vegetables for salad - 2Food as medicine is the subject of a three week online course being offered free by an Australian University.

The course is designed to unravel the facts about food from myths and hype. Continue reading

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