A new, as yet unpublished, study shows that the elderly are very likely to seriously lack vitamin D, raising their risk of broken bones. What’s more care homes rarely offer supplements. Making the situation even worse are the cocktails of prescription drugs that many of these patients swallow daily.
Current Posts – 28 January 2015
Like the proverbial bus service, there are no really radical theories about cancer for 40 years then two come along at once. Remarkably, despite being the brain children of top scientists in quite different disciplines, they are very similar. Last week’s post was about a biologist who thinks we should pay less attention to cancer genes and more to the local conditions that encourage them. This week a top physicist Paul Davies explains why he thinks the same.