News

 

All The News -- January 2011

Doctors paid $300 million by Big Pharma -- check this database to see if your doctor is on the take

propublica.org | January 3, 11 at 08:51 AM

Read More: big pharma, payments to doctors, Pharmaceutical industry

Doctors paid $300 million by Big Pharma -- check this database to see if your doctor is on the take

Come 2013, drug companies in the $200 billion-plus pharmaceutical industry must start publicly disclosing gifts and payments to physicians. That's a requirement of one of the most pro-consumer provisions of the federal health-care legislation signed by President Barack Obama last...

Read Or Add Comments

Study: Veg Diet Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease

doctorslounge.com | January 2, 11 at 08:28 AM

Read More: kidney disease, nephrology, phosphorus, vegetarian diet

Study: Veg Diet Benefits Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease patients who consume a diet high in vegetables rather than meat may prevent the accumulation of toxic phosphorus levels, according to a study published online Dec. 23 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology....

Read Or Add Comments

Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

foodconsumer.org | January 1, 11 at 10:15 AM

Read More: breast cancer, obesity

Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

In October - National Breast Cancer Awareness month, many people nationwide in the United States wear something pink to show their support for survivors, and help raise awareness of the disease, which is diagnosed in more than 175,000 women and...

Read Or Add Comments

7 Surprising Sperm Killers That Could Leave Men Shooting Blanks

yahoo.net | January 1, 11 at 10:11 AM

Read More: dna, Infertility, sperm count

7 Surprising Sperm Killers That Could Leave Men Shooting Blanks

Sperm killers are everywhere. They saturate you in the shower, seep into your skin in the checkout line, and even ooze into the convenience food you grab on the fly. No matter the point of entry, many everyday chemicals are...

Read Or Add Comments

20 Years of Advising Americans to eat More Veggies -- Has Failed Miserably

nytimes.com | January 1, 11 at 10:02 AM

Read More: government, veggies

20 Years of Advising Americans to eat More Veggies -- Has Failed Miserably

This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a comprehensive nationwide behavioral study of fruit and vegetable consumption. Only 26 percent of the nation's adults eat vegetables three or more times a day, it concluded. (And no, that...

Read Or Add Comments

Beetroot Juice Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's & Dementia

sciencedaily.com | January 1, 11 at 09:49 AM

Read More: alzheimer's disease, beetroot juice, beets

Beetroot Juice Can Help Prevent Alzheimer's & Dementia

Researchers for the first time have shown that drinking beet juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults -- a finding that could hold great potential for combating the progression of dementia. The research findings are available...

Read Or Add Comments