These are the most popular stories so far in 2019.

1.) Top 5 ethical issues in medicine

A leading medical ethicist lists his top 5 ethical issues in medicine today and in the near future.

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2.) Why everyone should drink silicon-rich mineral water

UK tap water contains very low levels of dissolved silicon or silicic acid (more often referred to as silica), which is unfortunate for the nation’s health. I think everyone should drink silicon-rich mineral water every day to remove toxic aluminium from their bodies and brains.

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3.) Aluminium Adjuvants in Vaccines: Missing Information

I have been researching human exposure to aluminium for over thirty-five years. I am (sometimes affectionately) known as Mr Aluminium. About ten years ago, I became interested in aluminium adjuvants and specifically how they help to potentiate the immune response in vaccination.

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4.) Should you take blood pressure pills in the morning?

Should you take blood pressure pills first thing? When it comes to taking certain medications for cardiovascular health, there is an optimum ‘time slot’ in the day based on our 24-hour body clock. Also known as the circadian rhythm, this controls everything from sleep patterns to hormones, to metabolism, bowel movements, blood pressure and the functions of our organs.

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5.) Treating serious vitamin B12 deficiency

Have you heard about the NHS trust that recently introduced an incredibly brutal, and possibly illegal, form of drug rationing to save money? Patients suffering post-operative pain will get half the dose normally required to keep them comfortable, kidney dialysis will be done twice a week rather than three and all diabetics will get the same amount of daily insulin regardless of their blood sugar levels.

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6.) Aluminium in infant formula

We reported previously that some widely-used infant formulas are heavily contaminated with the known neurotoxin, aluminium.

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7.) Emotional intelligence in social work

Social workers, like nurses and healthcare workers, have high-stress jobs which can take a mental and physical toll. The rate of work related stress and burnout among social workers is high compared to similar professions, leading to high vacancy rates for jobs and days taken off sick.

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