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  • 6/3/2008
    A recent study sponsored by Merck and Schering-Plough found that after several years on two types of cholesterol-lowering medications, patients reduced their cholesterol level, but they reaped no significant health benefit at all unless they already had heart disease.
  • 6/1/2008
    If genetics are to blame for the obesity epidemic and genetics haven't changed, why have obesity rates at least tripled since 1980 in the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, much of North America, Australasia and China?
  • 5/30/2008
    New research indicates that the brain actually becomes more powerful in certain ways as we age, although our mental capacity shifts to emphasize new abilities.
  • 5/27/2008
    A recent study found that magnetic therapy works better than ice and compression in reducing swelling, plus it's a cheap and safe treatment, unlike current treatment with aspirin, NSAIDS, and steroids.
  • Dangers of Lack Of Sleep | Health Blog
    5/24/2008
    Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a new study has identified several areas of the brain that frequently faltered, literally shut down for a few seconds at a time, in sleepy subjects, but not in those who had enough rest.
  • 5/23/2008
    Researchers recently discovered that grapes and apples may prevent plaque from coating arterial walls when consumed with fatty, high-cholesterol foods, and that apple and grape juices have a more powerful anti-plaque effect than the fruits themselves.
  • 5/20/2008
    20 percent of scientists use prescription drugs recreationally to improve concentration or memory. As for medical doctors, an astounding 7% of practicing physicians are drug addicted, particularly to alcohol, benzodiazepines, an assortment of opiates, and cocaine.
  • 5/16/2008
    The medical community is worried about an alarming increase in the number of people simultaneously infected with both the flu and the antibiotic-resistant infection known as MRSA.
  • 5/14/2008
    Since 1992, the number of kids in England taking drugs to control conditions such as behavior problems, autism, and attention deficit disorder has doubled to about seven in every 10,000 children.
  • 5/5/2008
    Shiny coatings on your lips in fact attract the rays of the sun, and so gloss and many lipsticks actually increase exposure.
  • 5/2/2008
    A recent study found that male monkeys, like their human counterparts, preferred "boy toys" like trucks and wheeled things over dolls, while the females gave equal time to trucks and dolls.
  • 5/1/2008
    A new study of 1256 elderly people affirmed that people who have a positive outlook suffer from far less memory loss than their worried peers.
  • 4/29/2008
    I've had hand tremors for the last five years, but within 72 hours of taking your Ever Young formula for the first time, the tremors completely stopped. Is that possible? Could the Ever Young do that? If so, how did it happen?
  • 4/26/2008
    A new study shows that high blood pressure may have even more to do with diet and how your body processes food than with genetics.
  • 4/23/2008
    According to a recent study, researchers tested the blood and urine of a number of dags and cats and discovered high levels of mercury, as well as 48 industrial chemicals (out of 70 chemicals tested) used in manufacturing fabrics, furniture, plastics, food packaging, and electronic goods.
  • 4/17/2008
    Citizens in California expressed anger recently when state health officials denied that aerial pesticide spraying over three counties last fall had triggered 463 illness complaints filed shortly thereafter.
  • 4/15/2008
    Dental erosion -- the loss of the protective enamel coating on the teeth -- has increased dramatically in the US. Even worse, the condition has become quite common among very young people.
  • alzheimer's disease: dementia and old age
    4/10/2008
    A new study out of Duke University recently found that approximately 5.2 million seniors -- or 22 percent of those over age 71 -- showed symptoms of mental decline.
  • 4/5/2008
    A new study just published in BMC Neurology confirms that exposure to pesticides increases the likelihood of developing Parkinson's Disease -- and that risk increases with long-term, repeated exposure.
  • 4/2/2008
    A recent Associated Press article picked up by the international media reports how a sick 11-year-old girl died after her parents opted to pray for her recovery rather than take her to the hospital. When reporting the incident, the media missed the key point.
  • 3/29/2008
    A recent article in Access Hollywood reveals that Demi Moore uses leeches to purify her blood. So is Demi's foray into bloodletting mere Beverly Hills insanity, or is there actually something to it? In fact, recent studies show that planned bleeding might have curative effects, after all.
  • 3/26/2008
    Back in 1990, fewer than 10 percent of pregnancies culminated with induced labor, but these days, up to 55 percent of all pregnant women in the US choose to have labor induced at some expedient, pre-scheduled time.
  • 3/24/2008
    Many of the foods that men gravitate towards have testosterone-producing effects, whereas women prefer foods high in phytoestrogens.
  • 3/20/2008
    A new study by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology confirms that pediatric allergies can significantly impair a child's daily functioning, academic achievement, and ability to sleep.
  • 3/18/2008
    Recent studies show that an implantable cardioverter defibrillator is potentially susceptible to malicious attacks by computer hackers.

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