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Dr. Iain Corness

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How to avoid a Heart Attack

We all have to die of something and if you are between 50 and 60 years of age you are most likely to die...

Exercise for Health. Does that include sexercise?

Probably the commonest advice a doctor gives is to lose weight and get some exercise. Does that ring a bell in your memory? Was...

La Maladie des griffes du chat

Ever tried to import the family cat from your home country? Difficulty level 9. Well, one of the difficulties relates to “La Maladie des...

What is chicken pox?

Chicken pox is a common disease caused by the varicella zoster virus which is a member of the herpes virus family. It is very...

A Day in the Life of your everyday Doctor

Local readers of the Medical Column know that I am an Australian trained doctor, but graduated in the UK, worked in England and Gibraltar,...

Turkish leader unveils prototypes of 1st domestic car

Ankara, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday unveiled prototypes of a domestically produced electric car, putting him closer to fulfilling...

How important are five colored veggies?

In any group of people there will be someone who “knows” what vegies you should eat for good health, cancer prevention and other topical...

The hewers of stone and drawers of water

With the current push for women’s health clinics and practitioners, it is easy for men to feel left out. After all, you’ve no uterus...

Drug Addiction

When I was a young doctor, I had a somewhat morbid fascination with the reasons why my colleagues would be ‘struck off’. Each month,...

Living with cancer

So you have just found out you have “cancer”. What can you do? The first thing is to sit down and take stock of...

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