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New NHS draft guidelines call for millions to be put on statins

Whilst death rates have been declining over recent years, cardiovascular disease is still the number 1 killer in the UK.   In defence of this, people are given cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to protect them against heart attacks and strokes,  The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says the scope for offering this treatment should be … Read more

Vitamin C can increase the effectiveness of Chemotherapy

A new study in the Science Translational Medicine magazine has urged governments to fund large-scale clinical trials following research that injected vitamin C could be a low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers. Clinical trials on vitamin C taken orally has shown that the human body excretes vitamin C quickly. Researchers have injected vitamin C into human … Read more