Tagged: Lincoln Tan

NZ Herald’s Alternative Therapies week: Letter to the Editor - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jan 11, 2012

This week the NZ Herald is running a series on “alternative relaxation and therapies”. They promise: Tuesday: Greek leech therapy Wednesday: Korean jimjjilbang Thursday: Indian ayurveda Friday: Thai yoga massage Saturday: Japanese ganbanyoku So starting with the little suckers… Lincoln Tan tells us all about leech therapy and introduces ‘Dr’ Medhi Jaffari who … Read More

Vitamin Victims? - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Apr 19, 2010

Here is a good illustration why newspapers desperately need proper science reporters: Major research finds link between multi-vitamin pills and breast cancer Women who regularly take multi-vitamin pills face a much higher risk of breast cancer, a study has found. The Swedish study, which looked at more than 35,000 women aged between 49 and 83 during a 10-year [...] Related … Read More