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Dr. Iain Corness

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“Sugar”? One lump or two?

Diabetes (“sugar”) is in the news again, but it isn’t “good” news. There are 60 million people living in the UK (I’d probably say...

The amazing Andre Citroen and Traction Avant

Hands up all those who have owned a Citroen. Hands up all those who have had problems with their Citroen. Just as I thought...

The will you make in the living not in the after-life?

I’m sorry, but I have it on good authority that you can’t take it with you. And that’s the reason why I’m not going....

Gout – is it just from drinking port?

Gout, that exquisitely painful swelling in the joints, is more common than you might imagine, and no, you don’t get it from drinking port. There...

“Natural” remedies?  Are they good for you?

Unfortunately, despite all the advances in medicine, I have to admit that it is still somewhat of an inexact ‘science’.  We do not have...

Lies, damned lies and then there is statistics

Will you live forever? I’m sorry to disappoint you, but statistically you have a 100 percent chance of dying. Yes, forget about “health” medications,...

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...

The electric honeymoon is over? Not yet!

Beijing (AP) — China's leaders are promoting electric cars to help transform the country into a creator of profitable technologies, but sales are stalling. ...

Nissan invests in production to prepare for electric age

Yuri Kageyama Yokohama, Japan (AP) — Nissan is investing 33 billion yen ($303 million) in its flagship auto plant in Japan's Tochigi prefecture in a...

Yellow Liver, Yellow Liver (sing along)

What is your most important organ? Ask any man and he will undoubtedly point to his bladder’s siphon hose. But it isn’t. The liver...

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