Since I graduated in 1960, I have been deeply involved with endocrinology. Hormone functions are basic for body control and they have always attracted my passionate interest. In addition, my focus on the thyroid sharply increased when I developed myself a De Quervain thyroiditis in 1989 and the doctors gave ... Read More
Every year parents across the world face the decision over whether to vaccinate their children against common ailments, such as the flu and chicken pox. With plenty of research and advice both for and against, seemingly all from well researched medically based brains, it is an almost impossible decision to make. This blog will attempt to collate a few bits ... Read More
As people age it is known that arteries stiffen and blood can no longer flow through them as it did in younger years. As the blood can’t flow through the arteries as easily, the heart needs to work harder to get the blood to where it is needed. Arterial stiffness is measured in pulse wave velocity, ... Read More
For people who aren’t keen on visiting the dentist, it seems there may be an alternative option… The developments over the last couple of years have left even some of the dentists truly astounded.
We are very disappointed to recently see yet another significant increase in the cost of Armour® natural thyroids.
Over the past 18-months Forest, (the manufacturers of Armour®) had already increased prices by more than 40% which followed a period of its intermittent availability. It was our understanding at that time, that demand was outstripping supply, it is a ... Read More
Next year International Antiaging Systems, more widely known as IAS will be 25 years old. We have lots of plans to mark this milestone, starting with a special edition of our Aging Matters™ Magazine next January. Needless to say we’re incredibly proud of the difference IAS has made to the lives of so many, for so ... Read More
As we age our brain ages too, which can result in us forgetting things that we previously found easy to remember, or didn’t even think about it as remembering thing but more that it was a natural thing to know.
We recently put together 3 infographics that took a look at the brain and forgetting things, and how this can affect ... Read More
A lack of exercise and an abundance of sugary drinks has led to a huge increase in number of those suffering from diabetes. It has been estimated that if the rates of increase continue then by 2050 one in three people will suffer from this condition. Over time the risk of developing other complications, such as kidney failure, ... Read More
According to reports disorders of neuro-behavioral development affect 10-15% of ALL births, which is something to be rather concerned about. A study published in the Lancet Neurology has correlated these findings to a list of chemicals that are commonly found in our homes, as well as our food, water and air supply – adding to the marketing of ... Read More
You may have seen recent reports in the media about how taking a multivitamin could have detrimental effects on the body; including an increased chance of suffering from cardiovascular problems or cancer. However closer research into these reports suggests that all may not as it seems.
The first gaping hole in the findings came from the fact ... Read More