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May 25, 2014

Progress in Medicine

From myth to science and from superstition to data, this is a take on the progress of modern medicine. Via: Mocavo - Genealogy Search... ... more

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June 29, 2011

Diet Soda - not good for dieters

In the every evolving world of medical research, conflicting reports have recently predicted both the benefit and detrimental impact of diet soda consumption. New research is being reported at the 2011 American Diabetes Associationís Scientific Sessions by epidemiologists from the... ... more

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March 09, 2011

Liver Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

The root cause of Alzheimerís Disease is elusive and currently unknown to medical researchers. However, plaques and lipid formations in the brain have been associated with he onset of Alzheimer's. It now appears that the source of these structures is... ... more

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March 27, 2007

Diabetes Risk Factors

The top nine are published here.... ... more

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March 16, 2007

Five-fold increase in Diabetes

Investigators in the UK report that the incidence of diabetes among children under the age of five has increase dramatically in recent years:The number of British children under five diagnosed with a specific type of diabetes has risen five-fold over... ... more

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July 28, 2005

Echinacea Doesn't Stop Infection according to a recent study

Echinacea doesn't improve health, according to a new study funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

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April 06, 2005

Medical Device Reduces Blood Pressure

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are the first in the nation to test an investigational medical device that lowers blood pressure by activating the body’s natural blood pressure regulation systems.The landmark procedure, performed March 31, is part... ... more

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May 11, 2004

Obesity and Your Health

Here is a fascinating article regarding the detrimental effect of fat cells in obese individuals. Research suggests that the over-sized cells "churn out of stew of hormones and other chemical messengers ... that assault many organs in ways that are... ... more

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May 05, 2004

Coffee and Diabetes

Should those at risk for diabetes drink coffee? Recent studies indicate it could be beneficial.... ... more

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May 04, 2004

Go High Fat?

The study we've all been waiting for is reported to suggest that high fat diets are healthy. Scientists fed a small population of healthy individuals a diet high in fat and observed an increase in HDL and a decrease in... ... more

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April 20, 2004

Insecticide Safety

For those of you that use an in-home bugspray, especially those with children, this link will dramatically improve chemical safety for your family. The most commonly used(and the only available insecticide sold at Home Depot or Lowe's) in-home insecticide -Durisban-... ... more

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