Lily's BLOG and Media
Sharing news and information to keep you informed
Here you will find articles on the latest research, news about our clinic and information about health-centred discussions. Find out about healthier living and stay informed about what you can do to stay healthy. Naturally.
On the 15th June 2017, the board of Herts Valley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) took the decision to suspend IVF and specialist fertility services with immediate effect. Find out how you can get informed and involved with the current public consultation.
The last few summers in the UK have been very hot which has meant that my favourite drink of a freshly brewed cup of tea hasn't had quite the appeal that it usually does. In today's blog post I'm going to write about a healthy alternative that has kept me cool through the summer and which takes 5 minutes to make. Cold brew tea.
Lily's reflections on attending the international conference on complementary and integrative medicine research in Berlin May 2017
With Easter just around the corner Lily provides 3 top tips for staying healthy over the Easter break as well a few important dates for your diary.
Lily is launching a new blogpost series called MyHealth in April 2017 and we would love to have your input in building this up. Please read on for more information!
Lily's research into the use of Chinese herbal medicine for polycystic ovary syndrome is now published in BMJ Open!
In this blog I’ll lay out a few handy tips on how small changes can be the key to successfully being a little more mindful each day.
Modern dietary advice suggests that having white rice as a staple in our diets may not be as nutritious for us as alternative foods and is starting to become increasingly linked with metabolic conditions like diabetes and obesity.
Today’s recipe is called “Five Spice Pork” or “Loh Bak” (卤肉). It was introduced to me by my husband who is from Singapore as a festive dish. Over the years we have refined the dish so that it can be made in 20 minutes and uses Pork shoulder rather than the usual fatty pork belly. It's a great recipe for cold winter days and goes very well with rice.
Chinese New Year for 2017 will be celebrated on the 28th January and is the most important festival in the traditional Chinese calendar. With this in mind I thought it would be a great opportunity to write a blog post about what Chinese New Year means to me.
As part of our consultations, we're constantly speaking to patients about ways in which they can improve their health and wellbeing at home by incorporating certain foods, drinks or other products.
Here you'll find a list of some of the most requested items that our patients have found useful.
It's that time of the year again and festive celebrations and excessive chocolate eating are definitely in full swing here at the clinic!
Here are just a few things to note about our opening hours over the festive period, and last order dates.
Anticipating another inspiring day of lectures from Prof Volker Scheid & Jill Blakeway on recurrent miscarriage
WHO's definition of health considers physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing - this JAMA piece highlights potentia… https://t.co/udFRqJUUW3
Text mining under used in academia, increasingly important to use as amount of research continues to grow https://t.co/rTL99on3Qv
Impressive-sounding research centres are really just a money-laundering operation of the pharmaceuticals < an impor… https://t.co/RoikZ82Qgt
IN THE MEDIA
Interested in the global conversation about TCM? Visit the links below to read about the progress, research and debates happening within the TCM and healthcare global community.
STUDY SHOWS ACUPUNCTURE CAN REDUCE ANXIETY IN IVF
ELECTRO ACUPUNTURE MAY BE EFFECTIVE FOR DEPRESSION
US TRIAL TEST USE OF CHINESE HERBS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER
STUDY COMPARES THE EFFECTS OF CHINESE HERBS WITH TAMIFLU
ACUPUNCTURE FOR DRY MOUTH IN RADIOTHERAPY
CHINESE HERBS FOR MALARIA TREATMENT NOW RECOMMEND BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
ACUPUNCTURE MAY REDUCE DEPRESSION DURING PREGNANCY