Tag Archives: Being

Dr Miriam Stoppard: ‘Gluten free’ can be fashionable but being a coeliac isn’t

At every turn in supermarkets I’m assailed by products claiming to be gluten free, some crazily so. Gluten is a protein so why would a fizzy drink contain gluten? It couldn’t. The other day I saw an ad for gluten-free manicures. It’s mad, a case of ­commercial dishonesty climbing on a fashionable bandwagon. It infuriates… Read More »

Want Whiter Teeth? Activated Charcoal Is Being Hailed As A Natural Alternative

Activated charcoal has made quite a name for itself in the wellness world. It’s made its way into all sorts of different health foods and drinks (charcoal ice cream, anyone?) thanks to its powerful detoxifying properties and is now even a popular ingredient used in skincare and oral health products due to its ability to… Read More »

Paralysis breakthrough as three paraplegics WALK again after being fitted with an electronic implant

Paralysis breakthrough as three paraplegics WALK again after being fitted with an electronic implant Electrical stimulation to the spine helped patients control their legs in a week Electrodes in the vertebrae activate signals to the brain that tell it to walk Signals are thought to have triggered the growth of new nerve connections  These connections… Read More »