Carnitine and pregnancy

The Swiss based company Lonza announced that a new study observed that supplementation with L-Carnitine during pregnancy can significantly reduce the increased level of plasma free fatty acids, which is considered the main cause of insulin resistance, a major factor in gestational diabetes in pregnant women. This company- supported study conducted at the University ofContinue reading “Carnitine and pregnancy”

What should I take?

Medications after Polio

Susan Perlman MD This article is reprinted from “Polio Network News”, Winter 1999, Vol. 15, No. 1, with permission of Gazette International Networking Institute (GINI), 4207 Lindell Blvd., #110, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108-2915, USA. Permission to reproduce the article must be sought from GINI. I have tried to find the source so that it couldContinue reading “Medications after Polio”

Iodine the antiseptic

Iodine is by far the best antibiotic, antiviral and antiseptic of all time.                                                    Dr. David Derry     The antiseptic properties of iodine are used to sterilize every surface and material in hospitals. Iodine is an excellent microbicide with a broad range of action that includes almost all of the important health-related microorganisms, such as enteric bacteria, entericContinue reading “Iodine the antiseptic”

Recipes

Last century, we ate home-grown fruit and veg in season – and knew when it was time to pick it. Mums were home to cook the meals – and cakes and biscuits, pumpkin scones, apple pies, fruit cakes, gingerbread, coconut slice, cinnamon teacakes, lemon meringue, carrot cake. The puddings – jelly, custard, stewed fruit, plumContinue reading “Recipes”