Disease

Eating just got simpler! April 2019

“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?” Variously attributed to economists John Maynard Keynes or Paul Samuelson Changing our minds Have you ever changed your mind about something that for years you were in favour of? I think I have had a bit of a major, ah ha moment,…

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One life, One You: What you can do today to really help the NHS! January 2017

“I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying”. Woody Allen  In 1919, right after the horrors of World War 1, William Butler Yeats wrote, in his powerful poem, The Second Coming: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold… …The best lack all conviction, while the worst…

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July Blog: Dementia

July Blog This month I want to think with you about the important and disturbing subject of dementia. But don’t think it is all doom and gloom, because there is encouraging evidence that we may be able to start preventative action now to reduce the risk of this miserable condition. Back in the day, (now…

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February Blog 2013

Greetings From Tokyo 東京 View of Shinjuku skyscrapers and Mount Fuji as seen from the Bunkyo Civic Center in Tokyo, January 2009, image by Morio and sourced from Wikipedia.org. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, (32.5m) Tokyo takes some getting used to, even though it was my home for a year, forty years…

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December Blog 2012

Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year to you all! Welcome to our 34th blog on all things pertaining to health, in its widest sense. It is a great privilage to help as many people as we do, and we all thank you for having put your trust in us over the last year. While…

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January Blog 2012

 Happy New Year from all of us at Helix House! If you have not done so already please help us spread the word and go to Helix House on Facebook  ‘like’ us, if you do, that is! We would love to hear your stories if you have found your way back to better health and…

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November Blog 2011

Arthritis  This month I want to write a few words about Arthritis. There are around 9 million people in the UK suffering from some form of the 200 different kinds of Arthritis. Some of these are quite rare, while some, like Rheumatoid Arthritis, R.A.  and Gout are, sadly all too common. R.A. is what is…

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September Blog 2011

An epidemic of chronic disease An epidemic of chronic disease threatens to compromise the health of our population and the effectiveness and economics of our healthcare system. Alarming projections suggest that future generations may have shorter, less healthy lives if current trends continue unchecked.1Because of its focus on acute care, the current medical model fails…

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