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  • Diabetes and Exercise
    A systematic review and meta-analysis was recently published the the journal Diabetologia looking at the effect that various types of exercise have on type 2 diabetes. Their research suggests that combined aerobic Read more
  • Arthritis, Wound Healing and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    A study published in The Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases and conducted at Duke Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, found that mice who consumed higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids had less arthritic joints Read more
  • Inflammation and Cruciferous Vegetables
    A Chinese study of more than 1,000 women found that eating an average of one cup per day of cruciferous vegetables resulted in significantly lower levels of inflammation. Inflammation was Read more
  • NSAIDs Revisited
    A Medscape interview with Dr. McCarberg, a board member of the Alliance for the Rational Use of NSAIDs, in April 2014 was an interesting review of how dangerous NSAIDs are. Read more
  • Calcium and Cardiovascular Disease
    A new meta-analysis presented at the 2014 World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Disease found no association with between calcium supplementation with and without vitamin D, and cardiovascular disease. Read more
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Pesticide Exposure
    A  study published recently in JAMA Neurology found an association between serum levels of dichlordiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and Alzheimer's disease. A group of 86 Alzheimer's patients were compared with 76 controls. Those with Read more
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Longevity
    There has been a lot of back and forth lately on whether or not omega-3 fatty acids are good for you or not. A large study of residents of Washington Read more
  • Children, Sleep, and Fish Oil
    A randomized placebo-controlled study by the University of Oxford found that higher blood levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA was associated with better sleep in children. The study's overall Read more
  • Prostate Cancer and Carrots
    A study was just published in February 2014 in the European Journal of Nutrition that found the eating more carrots may be associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer. This kind Read more
  • Acetaminophen and Autism
    A very interesting article was published in the October issue of the Journal of Restorative Medicine. The author hypothesizes that the increased rate of autism, asthma, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may Read more
  • Tea Preparation and Anti-oxidants
    An study published in Journal of Food Science examined various methods of brewing various teas and their anti-oxidant content. The results were interesting:White tea: steeping for longer time meant more antioxidants. Read more
  • Plasticizers and Obesity
    All plastics contain plasticizers such as phthalates. There is no way around that fact. There is also no doubt that plasticizers leach into food. The literature contains numerous studies showing Read more
  • Dairy Consumption and Weight Gain
    The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently published a study looking at milk consumption in normal weight middle aged women. They studied 18,438 women older than 45 years from the Women's Read more
  • Toxic Chemicals and Soy
    Medscape reports on an interesting study published in the January 27 edition of the Journal of Clinical endocrinology & Metabolism. They found that consuming low to moderate levels of soy could Read more
  • Echinacea and Tamiflu
    Echinacea as Effective as Tamiflu For Early Flu TreatmentDate Posted:  12/1/2015 3:50:43 PMTamiflu ® (oseltamivir) is a popular prescription antiviral drug used to treat influenza; however, a 2014 systemic review in Read more
  • Soy and Endometrial Cancer
    Soy is a mild phytoestrogen. Because of this many people think that it may either promote or inhibit estrogen sensitive cancers. A recent review article in Medicine found that soy intake was Read more

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