The Pioneer Race by Claire Sykes

As I write this I am scoffing food into my face after a somewhat chilly bike ride. One of the last training rides before “The Pioneer Race” next week in Queenstown. A hasty entry put in after the closing date, proved to be successful! After being put on the wait-list for a couple of weeks, […]

A natural relief! Fresh, homemade juices can help minimise varicose veins.

Several food items such as fruit and vegetables have been known to benefit our health and to improve our immune system. Fruit and vegetables have also been linked to improving blood circulation and to help prevent varicose veins. One easy way to prevent varicose veins from forming is to have a healthy meals rich in […]

Could obesity be a road to fighting cancer cells?

There is a lot of medical evidence that obesity is linked to the growth of cancer cells. But what doctors have also noticed is that obese patients tend to respond better to anticancer drugs than other patients. So, what could be the reason for such paradox? A protein called PD-1 is naturally produced by our […]

The dangers of simplistic scientific research to the observed benefits of dietary supplements.

A new scientific research published by a team of researchers from the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of Aberdeen (UK) has cast doubts on the efficacy of Vitamin D supplementation on bone health. The experiment was carried out using Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) on nearly 54,000 patients and the results were published […]

A self-antigen molecule may trigger Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

In Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients, their immune system mistakenly attacks the neurological system. A new research by a team of scientists from University Hospital of Zurich in Switzerland may have found the self-antigen molecule that could be the spark of MS disease. This new finding may help in the development of new treatment for the disease. […]

Easy does it – get fit, not injured! by Claire Sykes

…we have a tendency to get out and exercise, especially come spring, and we do this with great vigour and our cardiovascular fitness goes through the roof! awesome! we think…but it is at this time, our bodies are most vulnerable. Sometime after our parents pass away, we often learn a little more about them, than […]

A new partnership between Vitality® NZ and the Medical Centre Foltra.

The effects of Blackcurrant extract on the evolution and rehabilitation of a 6-year-old girl genetically diagnosed with Rett syndrome (RTT) is the ficus of a recently published report by Dr. Jesus Devesa (photo) and his team from the Medical Centre Foltra, in Spain. Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the way the […]

Rosehip Cell: the new neuron scientists have recently discovered!

“The brain is a more diverse forest of bristling nodes and branching energies than even Ramón y Cajal* could have imagined.” *Spanish neuroanatomist Santiago  and Nobel Prize winner over 100 years ago who illustrated how neurons are responsible for the way we walk, talk and exist. “On Monday (27/08/2018), an international team of researchers introduced […]

Understand what’s behind your headache

Everyone suffers from occasional headaches, according to The World Health Organisation. However, these are not so constant and/or so severe to the point of disrupting the afflicted person’s daily life. What to do when headaches become frequent and painful that the sufferer can no longer function properly, or go on with his/her every day chores? […]

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