Category Archives: Health News

The Case for Keto

Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here. Journalist Gary Taubes has written several books on diet, including “Good Calories, Bad Calories,” “The Diet Delusion,” “Why We Get Fat: And… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

36 suburbs placed on high alert

NSW Health officials have placed 140,000 residents across 36 new suburbs on high alert after the sewage surveillance program detected traces of the virus on the state’s Central Coast. The region also has one positive case, as well as another case from western Sydney who visited Avoca Beach recently. The virus was detected at a… Read More »