Ginseng and flaxseed may have beneficial results in cancer treatment

Mathew Denholm, The Australian US research into alternative medicines suggests flaxseed slows the growth of prostate tumours and ginseng helps relieve the fatigue of cancer patients. The studies reflect doctors' efforts to explore the risks and benefits of foods and supplements that are routinely taken by their patients with little scientific proof they help. Americans [...]

By |2015-03-16T01:30:08+00:00December 20th, 2014|Medical|0 Comments

New technique to reduce incontinence after prostate surgery

Information on access to continence services. There have been some changes to services to people, with severe urinary continence being able to access both Commonwealth and NSW State Government financial assistance. In April 2009 the Program of Appliances for Disabled People (or PADP) which used to be located on the Mt Druitt Hospital campus, was [...]

By |2016-11-08T00:18:19+00:00December 18th, 2014|General News, Medical|0 Comments

Cod liver fish oil can help beat off a range of cancers and other illness

Fish oil supplements which include natural forms of vitamin D and A such as cod liver oil are reported to be giving some amazing health benefits. These include skin cancer reduction and prostate cancer blocking. In addition a four year US study into the effects of an increased dietary intake of Vitamin D and calcium [...]

By |2016-11-08T00:18:19+00:00December 16th, 2014|General News, Medical|0 Comments