So You Want To Live in Bali?

Every year the expatriate population seems to double. Retirement visa’s, affordable luxury accommodation and the new wave of digital global nomads all make our little island paradise a very attractive place to live. But what about health care? May people leave this       until last on the list of considerations when they fall in love with […]

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Why is My Baby Crying?

Newborns usually spend 2 to 3 hours a day crying. Normal as it may be, a bawling baby can be distressing for infants and parents alike. Babies sometimes wail for no obvious reason. But other times, they’re trying to tell you something with their tears.   Reasons for Crying With a bit of common sense […]

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A Cure for Cancer?

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer there were an estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases, and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018. In both sexes combined, lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death closely followed by female breast cancer, then prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, […]

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Circumcision…Why? Why Not?

Circumcision is the removal of the flap of skin, which naturally covers the tip of the penis. Many people, including some doctors, have very strong feelings about circumcision. There are conflicting points of view about the risks and possible benefits of circumcision. Legal and ethical issues about circumcision are also being widely discussed. Medical specialists […]

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TOO MANY ANTIBIOTICS … Over-prescription of Antibiotics a Major Problem – WHO

WHO has warned that the over prescription of antibiotics will lead to a global resistance to pathogenic microbes (infection causing bacteria & viruses). While many developed countries have strict guidelines on the prescription of antibiotics, third world countries are much more relaxed on the issue, often considering the profits, incentives and commissions to be made […]

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SUPPLEMENTS How many is too many?

At this point in time we are popping more vitamins, herbs and other supplements than ever before. The supplement industry is the new Big-Farma. Australians alone are now spending over 8 million dollars a year on supplements that are questionably necessary. It’s true, if you take a vitamin supplement as well as supplemented food such […]

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