Routine aspirin ‘may cause harm’

In the news currently is an article about the potential harm of taking aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. An analysis of more than 100,000 patients, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded the risk of internal bleeding was too high to take...

New Treatment for Liver Failure

An interesting report in the news at the moment is the story of the baby boy who’s failing liver has recovered following implantation of liver cells. As a herbalist, this strikes a chord, as it is an example of a conventional medical approach that achieves...

Managing Asthma

A piece in the news recently suggests ‘complacency’ in the management of childhood asthma in Scotland. Herbalists use a wide variety of herbs to help manage asthma symptoms and support the health of the respiratory system. As research continues to support...