Cholesterol and Heart Disease

 Dr Ross Walker  

Nov04
Cholesterol is a modified steroid, fatty molecule that is a vital component of all cell membranes. Cholesterol is also involved in many key metabolic processes. There is a major misconception that cholesterol is divided into bad LDL and good HDL. The reality is that cholesterol is typically transported around the

Noise pollution

 Dr Ross Walker  

Oct31
Recent WHO figures have suggested that 1 in 8 deaths globally are directly related to air pollution, whereas 1 in 4 deaths in China are a direct consequence of both indoor and outdoor pollution. Pollution is defined as the presence in, or introduction into the environment of, a substance which

Alcohol — Good or Bad?

 Dr Ross Walker  

Oct25
There has been an age old debate between the alcohol industry, a variety of health professionals and those members of society more geared towards temperance, as to whether alcohol is good or bad for health. There really should be no debate as to the health detriments of consuming 4 or

Soft drinks

 Dr Ross Walker  

Oct20
You may be shocked to realise that the two beverage giants, Coca-Cola and Pepsi have contributed millions of dollars to a variety of organisations which are health-related, whilst fighting anti-obesity measures such as taxes on soft drinks. A new study out of the US has revealed that over a 4