Here’s a really bad idea. Send a dozen nutritionists to work alongside regular doctors in a Medecins Sans Frontières team providing emergency treatment to the wounded in a war zone. It’s a bad idea because they would lack any relevant skills. They might help speed up recovery but in the operating theatre they’d be be worse than useless as the wounded come in.
Current Posts – 20 February 2017
The low carb ketogenic diet is remarkable. In a few years it has become an alternative way of treating diabetes and it looks like becoming a valuable addition to the limited arsenal available to tackle cancer. This week we run part two of a post about why recent attempts to vilify it are wrong and how it can not only do genetic engineering but make chemotherapy safer and more effective. (Read more…)