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Author: Malcolm Romano

Contrary to popular belief, the mites themselves are not generally the problem; it’s a protein known as Der P1 in their faeces that people are allergic to. House dust mites (HDM) are the most common cause of asthma and allergies worldwide with up to 20% of...

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Humans are 90% bacteria and there are more bacteria in our bodies than there are cells (over 100 trillion of them). Faecal transplants have been shown to temporarily reverse learning disorders and Parkinson's disease in animal studies. As a society we need to get out of...

Lead paint is not a health concern providing it is not disturbed, however lead dust generated from minor home repairs can pose a serious health risk to pregnant women and children. Listen to my podcast interview on The Good Doctors on the heavy metal lead. Lead paint...

I know very well that many scientists consider dowsing as they do astrology, as a type of ancient superstition. According to my conviction, this is, however, unjustified. The dowsing rod is a simple instrument which shows the reaction of the human nervous system to certain...

Warning signs that your gas appliance requires immediate attention are: Yellow / orange flame Excessive condensation in the room where the appliance is installed Sooting or staining on or around your appliance Combustion gases such as carbon monoxide, nitrous oxides and sulphur dioxide produced from gas...

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DID YOU KNOW? There has been a paradigm shift in our understanding of how fluoride works, which has validated the use of fluoridated toothpaste to reduce the incidence of tooth decay, and simultaneously abandoned the outdated notion that drinking fluoridated water or taking fluoride pills makes...

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The past three decades has seen a dramatic increase in the prevalence of allergic diseases like asthma, eczema, hayfever and food allergies in western countries. Health statistics reveal a disturbing story: peanut allergies has more than doubled in the past 5 years, 1 in 3...