‘Issue and answer’ from Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson

The issues — Antibiotics – when you need them they save your life, but how to protect your gut so you don’t ruin your health down the road? Antibiotics are lifesavers; they can save us from pneumonia or that serious infected tooth or that infection in our kidneys. But, they are well known to wallop […]

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Women with ‘unexplained fatigue’ should take iron supplements: Study

The women in the new study, published in the CMAJ, did not have anemia, but were considered to have borderline levels of ferretin. A daily dose of 80 milligrams of elemental iron in the form of ferrous sulfate was associated with a decrease in fatigue stores of 48%, compared to a decrease of 29% in […]

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