- Being well – a unique oral health perspective
- Sleep, homo sapiens and nutrition
- Nutritional & Environmental Medicine -has the need ever been greater?
- Evidence-based medicine or skilful marketing? Conflict of Interest is a big threat to our health.,
- “If the only tool you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail?’ Obesity & Cognitive therapy or should we be talking food.
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Category Archives: Workshops
Heading down to Melbourne on Friday to give two lectures to Southern Health, Victoria’s largest health service provider. My talk is about being well”…. here’s the outline… “Being Well – An Oral Health Perspective” Our health is in crisis. Our … Continue reading
Interesting article with 3 points worth noting 1. Sleep is the most important part of the day. Poor quality sleep and snoring, in general, and obstructive sleep apnoea in particular, are common and cause lots of physical , mental and … Continue reading
It would seem that the “evidence” suggests that the billions of dollars spent since 1975 on the war on cancer may not be working that well. What is going on in the world of cancer could also be true for … Continue reading
With 75% of research now funded by industry one does have to question whether the so-called “gold standard of evidence-based medicine” is really what should be guiding our healthcare/disease-manangement system. The authors of this article consider the affect of conflict … Continue reading
“If the only tool you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail?’ Obesity & Cognitive therapy or should we be talking food.
An interesting article discusses new research from UNSW School of Psychiatry suggests cognitive therapy as a way of dealing with obesity. Thoughts are certainly things(e.g neurotransmitters) that affect gene expression BUT… in the article the shining-light comment comes from Dr … Continue reading
The food pyramid over the last 30 years has placed grains as the foundation of a “healthy diet”. The only science that this is based on is the “science of economics”…. An oxymoron if ever there was one. Here are … Continue reading
As a member of the Australasian Integrative Medical Association I thought I would share this. As often happens, so-called experts say ” there is no scientific evidence to support a therapy”, when in fact they should say “I have NOT … Continue reading
Obesity expert: Sugar is toxic and should be regulated 21 September 2011 by Tiffany O’Callaghan interviews Robert Lustig It might taste good, but sugar is addictive and fuelling the obesity epidemic, says Robert Lustig Your lecture on sugar has been viewed … Continue reading
This recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights the huge problem of chronic pain. http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/wellbeing/pain-pain-go-away-what-to-do-when-symptoms-persist-20110721-1hp9r.html I thought it worth making a couple of points because SO often people in chronic pain are told there is no obvious reason or … Continue reading
Another aspect of sleep quality is airway, meaning, is your body and brain getting enough oxygen? The tongue is attached to the lower jaw. If the lower jaw drops back at night the airway is blocked and the body doesn’t … Continue reading