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Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

naturalnews.com | January 3, 11 at 10:17 AM

Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's researchers are pushing for the disease to be redefined so that treatment can begin years earlier than under current practices. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, and can currently be conclusively diagnosed only with an autopsy....

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Breakthrough Discovery on the Causes of Autism

huffingtonpost.com | Mark Hyman MD | December 12, 10 at 07:41 AM

Read More: autism, causes, cure

Breakthrough Discovery on the Causes of Autism

Imagine being the parent of a young child who is not acting normally and being told by your doctor that your child has autism, that there is no known cause, and there is no known treatment except, perhaps, some behavioral...

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Heart Disease and Cancer: Listen to Foremost Expert Tell How to Prevent Them

December 10, 10 at 05:48 PM

Read More: cancer, esselstyn, heart diseaes, interview

Heart Disease and Cancer: Listen to Foremost Expert Tell How to Prevent Them

Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD -- the doctor whose program Bill Clinton has turned to in order to reverse his heart disease -- was recently in Australia and New Zealand where he was invited to make presentations before coronary health...

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Surgeon General: Exposure to Second Hand Smoke Causes Immediate Health Damage

surgeongeneral.gov | December 10, 10 at 06:43 AM

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Surgeon General: Exposure to Second Hand Smoke Causes Immediate Health Damage

Report focuses on how tobacco smoke causes disease Exposure to tobacco smoke - even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke - causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a report released today...

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H1N1 vaccine linked to 700 percent increase in miscarriages

naturalnews.com | Ethan A. Huff | December 8, 10 at 06:59 AM

Read More: flu, h1n1, pregnant, vaccine

H1N1 vaccine linked to 700 percent increase in miscarriages

Recent data presented to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Children's Vaccines has revealed some shocking information about the effects of the H1N1 / swine flu vaccine on pregnant women. According to the...

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MAYO Clinic: How Alzheimer's and Heart Disease Happen - and Healthy Veg Diet Protects Against Both

happyhealthylonglife.com | Healthy Librarian | December 7, 10 at 03:01 PM

Read More: alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease, Amyloid, Caldwell Esselstyn, endothelium, Nitric oxide

MAYO Clinic: How Alzheimer's and Heart Disease Happen - and Healthy Veg Diet Protects Against Both

Editor's Note: We previously noted the recent breakthrough that heart disease and Alzheimer's share the same cause -- a fatty, animal-based diet. Now researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered the mechanism for how the standard American diet causes...

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Green and orange vegetable consumption - an indicator of longevity

diseaseproof.com | Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | December 7, 10 at 08:08 AM

Read More: β-carotene, joel fuhrman, longevity

Green and orange vegetable consumption - an indicator of longevity

No matter how many different dietary theories there are out there, pretty much everyone agrees that vegetables are "good for you". But how good they truly are has been debated - there are plenty of observational studies linking vegetable consumption...

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Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

December 6, 10 at 06:22 PM

Read More: death risk, obesity, vegetarian

Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

Body Fat Increases Risk of Death Overweight adults are more likely to die at any given point in time, compared with their normal-weight friends, according to a new study that looked at 1.46 million white adults in the National Cancer...

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New Study: Increased milk intake does NOT protect against osteoporosis (but does promote ovarian and prostate cancers)

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | December 5, 10 at 09:50 AM

Read More: cancer, dairy, osteoporosis, ovarian, prostate

New Study: Increased milk intake does NOT protect against osteoporosis (but does promote ovarian and prostate cancers)

You hear it all the time: drink milk to get enough calcium to protect yourself from osteoporsis!  But is it true? Numerous definitive studies provide the answer: No, milk does not protect against osteoporosis -- in fact, it may be...

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Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

heart.org | December 3, 10 at 12:45 PM

Read More: alzheimer's disease, diet, endothelia, exercise, heart disease

Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association...

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Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

happyhealthylonglife.com | December 3, 10 at 10:09 AM

Read More: heart disease, omega-6

Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

Problems with the American Heart Association's "Eat Your Omega-6 Fats" Advisory - Meta-analysis Reveals "Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fat" Ups Risk of Heart Disease "First, an increased linoleic acid content of LDL increases its sensitvity to oxidation, and it is the...

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

dailymail.co.uk | December 3, 10 at 06:27 AM

Read More: atkins, meat, obesity, weight gain

Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

Despite what the late Dr Robert Atkins believed, eating less meat is the way to lose weight, a major study has discovered. Keen meat-eaters were found to gain far more weight than those who had less meat in their diet...

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Sanjay Gupta MD | November 23, 10 at 09:57 AM

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Diabetes or prediabetes predicted for half of Americans by 2020 More than half of all Americans will have diabetes or prediabetes by the year 2020, at a cumulative cost of $3.35 trillion unless something drastically changes with U.S. health trends, according...

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The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

drmcdougall.com | November 20, 10 at 01:23 PM

Read More: diet, health, john mcdougall, starch solution, vegan

The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

The Starch Solution. What is it? According to John McDougall MD, it's the answer to many of the world's health, hunger and environmental problems. It's also the title of a fascinating talk by Dr. McDougall, which we are bringing you...

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Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

November 15, 10 at 01:52 PM

Read More: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Fish oil, Omega-3 fatty acid, Veganism

Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

So you think you need to eat fish to get lots of longchain Omega-3s? Not if you're vegan. Some plant-based eaters think that adding fish oil to your diet will help due to rich Omega-3 fats found in fish. But...

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