The term homoeopathy comes from the Greek words homeo, meaning similar, and pathos, meaning suffering or disease. It is a 200-year-old [...]
Herbal medicine, also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine, refers to the use of a plant's seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or [...]
As the saying goes, 'we are what we eat'. What we put into our body provides us with our basic building [...]
When your head is pounding the last thing you want to do is analyse how or why you have a headache.
This ordinary-looking ingredient disguises impressive health-giving powers.
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Introduction What you might not realise is that your breakfast – regardless of what you ate – may actually contain soy. [...]
Introduction Whilst I always advise women that breast is best, for some breastfeeding is an exhaustive, troublesome and painful experience. Some [...]
Just as we plan for a wedding, so to should we plan for one of the most important decisions of our [...]
Introduction We've all been there - when life starts to feel like the colour beige. Plain, uninspiring and directionless. Over the [...]
A new large observational study conducted in Norway has just released promising results. Researchers have found that pregnant women who consume [...]
By Peter Jean - The Canberra Times forum Patients seeking reassurance about their doctor's medical qualifications usually have to look no further than [...]
2012 has been an eventful year for everyone I've spoken to. It has brought an incredible amount of change and everyone [...]
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