46th Health Research Report 23 DEC 2008 – Reconstruction

 

 

 

 

Editors Top Five:

 

 

 

1. Long-term use of diabetes drugs by women significantly increases risk of fractures

 

2. 10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin

 

3. Lack of vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls

 

New study shows that a cough medicine ingredient could effectively treat prostate cancer

 

5. A low dose of caffeine when pregnant may damage the heart of offspring for a lifetime

 

In this issue:

 

1. Asthma: Commonly used medication shows no clear benefits in children

 

2. Long-term use of diabetes drugs by women significantly increases risk of fractures

 

Lack of vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls

 

4. Use weights, not aerobics, to ease back pain

 

5. High pesticide levels found in fruit-based drinks in some countries outside U. S.

 

6. A low dose of caffeine when pregnant may damage the heart of offspring for a lifetime

 

7. 10% of U.S. High School Seniors Use Vicodin

 

8. Vitamin D deficiency in infants and nursing mothers carries long-term disease risks

 

9. New anti-cancer components of extra-virgin olive oil revealed

 

10. Lean muscle mass helps even obese patients battle cancer

 

11. Einstein researchers find convincing evidence that probiotics are effective

 

New study shows that a cough medicine ingredient could effectively treat prostate cancer

 

13. New data regarding safety of artemisinin combination therapy for pregnant women with malaria

 

14. Cousin marriage laws outdated

 

15. New evidence that people make aspirin’s active principle — salicylic acid

 

16. Vitamin D deficiency associated with greater rates of cesarean sections

 

17. UCSB scientists show how certain vegetables combat cancer

 

 

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46th Health Research Report 23 DEC 2008

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45th Health Research Report 09 NOV 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five:

1. Selenium may slow march of AIDS

2. Vitamin B1 could reverse early-stage kidney disease in diabetes patients

3. Persistent pollutant may promote obesity

4. Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer

5. Down’s symptoms may be treatable in the womb

In this issue:

1. Inhaled corticosteroids raise pneumonia risk for lung disease sufferers

2. Stanford/Packard study shows no benefit from drug widely used to prevent premature births

3. US infant formula safe from melamine, says FDA

4. Vitamin K linked to insulin resistance in older men

5. Down’s symptoms may be treatable in the womb

6. Selenium may slow march of AIDS

7. Fast food a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s

8. Despite “Apology Laws,” Physicians May Not Communicate Medical Errors

9. Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer

10. Persistent pollutant may promote obesity

11. Calcium and vitamin D may not be the only protection against bone loss

12. A little wine boosts omega-3 in the body: Researchers find a novel mechanism for a healthier heart

13. Flu vaccine linked to reduced illness, impairment of academic performance among college students (Read WHOLE article),,,

14. Eating eggs when pregnant affects breast cancer in offspring

15. Vitamin D found to fight placental infection

16. Interferon as long-term treatment for hepatitis C not effective, report HALT-C researchers

17. Updated standards to reduce metal contaminants in prescription drugs

18. Breaking the silence after a study ends

19. Vitamin B1 could reverse early-stage kidney disease in diabetes patients

20. Statin warning for pregnant women

21. Pine bark reduces inflammatory marker CRP in osteoarthritis

 

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45th Issue Date 09 NOV 2008

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44th Health Research Report 25 NOV 2008 – Reconstruction

 

Editors Top Five:

1. What cures you may also ail you: Antibiotics, your gut and you

2. Roche ordered to pay $13M to users of acne drug

3. Potassium loss from blood pressure drugs may explain higher risk of adult diabetes

4. 14 drugs identified as most urgently needing study for off-label use, Stanford professor says

5. Pregnancy study finds strong association between two antidepressants and heart anomalies

In this issue:

1. Many doctors plan to quit or cut back: survey

2. Obese kids’ artery plaque similar to middle-aged adults

3. Evolution’s new wrinkle: Proteins with cruise control provide new perspective

4. Mandatory HPV Vaccination Is Unwarranted and Unwise

5. Plastic surgeons warn of malnutrition in body contouring patients

6. Soluble fiber, antispasmodics and peppermint oil should be used to treat IBS

7. Arsenic linked to cardiovascular disease at EPA-regulated drinking water standards

8. Calcium may only protect against colorectal cancer in presence of magnesium

9. Study helps clarify role of vitamin D in cancer therapy

10. What cures you may also ail you: Antibiotics, your gut and you

11. Indigo ointment may help treat patients with psoriasis

12. Broccoli may lower lung cancer risk in smokers

13. Exercise increases brain growth factor and receptors, prevents stem cell drop in middle age

14. Garlic chemical tablet treats diabetes I and II

15. Fake TV News: Widespread and Undisclosed

16. Red, red wine: How it fights Alzheimer’s

17. Roche ordered to pay $13M to users of acne drug

18. Melatonin may save eyesight in inflammatory disease

19. 14 drugs identified as most urgently needing study for off-label use, Stanford professor says

20. Stomach ulcer bug causes bad breath

21. Mineral oil contamination in humans: A health problem?

22. Pregnancy study finds strong association between two antidepressants and heart anomalies

23. Potassium loss from blood pressure drugs may explain higher risk of adult diabetes

24. Feed a cold, feed a fever: Research shows calorie cut makes it harder to fight flu

25. Pain is in the eyes of the beholder

26. Estrogen therapy could be dangerous for women with existing heart risk

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44th Health Research Report 25 NOV 2008

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43rd Health Research Report 11 NOV 2008 – Reconstruction

 

 

 

 

Editors Top Five:

 

 

 

1. Optimal Dose of Vitamin E Maximizes Benefits, Minimizes Risk

 

2. Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

 

3. Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

 

4. The upside to allergies: cancer prevention

 

5. Can rectal vitamin E induce remission in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis?

 

 

 

In this Issue:

 

 

 

1. Eating red meat sets up target for disease-causing bacteria

 

2. Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

 

3. The upside to allergies: cancer prevention

 

4. New MU Study Indicates that Exercise Prevents Fatty Liver Disease

 

5. Vigorous activity protects against breast cancer

 

6. Optimal Dose of Vitamin E Maximizes Benefits, Minimizes Risk

 

7. Drinking milk to ease milk allergy

 

8. Can rectal vitamin E induce remission in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis?

 

9. How did glycine significantly decrease liver injury?

 

10. Fibromyalgia can no longer be called the ‘invisible’ syndrome

 

11. New evidence for homeopathy

 

12. Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

 

13. Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

 

14. Dietary sport supplement shows strong effects in the elderly

 

15. UC Davis researchers discover Achilles’ heel in pancreatic cancer

 

16. Could vitamin D save us from radiation?

 

17. LOW POTASSIUM LINKED TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

 

18. Doctors should disclose off-label prescribing to their patients

 

19. Can vitamins and minerals prevent hearing loss?

 

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43rd Issue Date 11 NOV 2008 

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42nd Health Research Report 28 OCT 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors top five:

1. Biotech experts urge industry to work with researchers or risk federal action

2. Splenda may damage gut bacteria, boost weight gain: study

3. What the election means to the nutrition industry?

4. OSTEOPOROSIS DRUGS INCREASE RISK FOR HEART PROBLEMS

5. How drug companies covertly promote off-label drug use

 

 

In this issue:

1. Biotech experts urge industry to work with researchers or risk federal action

2. Fructose Sets Table For Weight Gain Without Warning

3. LEDs may help reduce skin wrinkles, researchers report.

4. 10 Things the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

5. Do cell phones increase brain cancer risk?

6. US suicide rate increasing

7. Splenda may damage gut bacteria, boost weight gain: study

8. How eating fruit and vegetables can improve cancer patients’ response to chemotherapy

9. Green tea may delay onset of type 1 diabetes

10. Rheumatoid arthritis rising among women

11. OSTEOPOROSIS DRUGS INCREASE RISK FOR HEART PROBLEMS

12. How drug companies covertly promote off-label drug use

13. How toxic environmental chemical DBT affects the immune system

14. ANTISEIZURE DRUG COULD BE FATAL

15. OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID LEVELS MAY AFFECT SLEEP APNEA SEVERITY

16. Methylmercury warning

17. Grapes and grape extracts may lower cardiovascular disease risk, says review in Nutrition Research

18. What the election means to the nutrition industry?

 

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42nd Issue Date 28 OCT 2008

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41st Health Research Report 14 SEP 2008 – Recontsruction

 

Editors Top Five:

 

1. St. John’s wort relieves symptoms of major depression

2. New Study on Effects of Disclosing Financial Interests on Participation in Medical Research

3. Flu vaccine not associated with reduced hospitalizations or outpatient visits among young children

4. Research shows link between bisphenol A and disease in adults

5. Scientists develop new cancer-killing compound from salad plant

 

 

In this issue:

 

1. News media often do not report potential sources of bias in medical research

2. Danish study provides new information on hormone replacement therapy and the risk of heart attacks

3. During exercise, the human brain shifts into high gear on ‘alternative energy’

4. Too many calories send the brain off kilter

5. Second lumpectomy for breast cancer reduces survival rates

6. DNA of good bacteria drives intestinal response to infection

7. New Study on Effects of Disclosing Financial Interests on Participation in Medical Research

8. Disinfectants can make bacteria resistant to treatment

9. Flu vaccine not associated with reduced hospitalizations or outpatient visits among young children

10. Vitamin D deficiency common in patients with IBD, chronic liver disease

11. New studies examine the effectiveness of probiotics in IBS

12. Oral vitamin D may help prevent some skin infections

13. Olive oil ingredient ups the time between meals

14. Red wine may lower lung cancer risk

15. Honey helps to heal wounds

16. Herbal Menopause Therapy a Good Fit for Breast Cancer Patients?

17. Bisphenol A linked to chemotherapy resistance

18. St. John’s wort relieves symptoms of major depression

19. Mouse studies suggest daily dose of ginkgo may prevent brain cell damage after a stroke

20. Children with cystic fibrosis not well covered by guidelines for vitamin D needs

21. Vitamin D a key player in overall health of several body organs, says UC Riverside biochemist

22. Research shows link between bisphenol A and disease in adults

23. Pectin power

24. First evidence that a common pollutant may reduce iodine levels in breast milk

25. Vitamin K does not stem BMD decline in postmenopausal women with osteopenia ((((READ ARTICLE)))

26. Scientists develop new cancer-killing compound from salad plant

27. More Americans have, get treated for high blood pressure

28. Resveratrol prevents fat accumulation in livers of ‘alcoholic’ mice

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41st Issue Date 14 SEP 2008

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40th Health Research Report 30 SEP 2008 – Reconstruction

 

 

Editors Top Five:

 

 

1. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes
 
2. Top-selling prescription drug mismarketed to women
 
3. ‘Estrogen flooding our rivers,’ Université de Montréal study
 
4. Honey effective in killing bacteria that cause chronic sinusitis
 
5. Can Taurine be a potent antioxidant drug in the future?

 

 

In this Issue:

 
 
 
1. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes
 
2. Research supports correlation between finger lengths and stress hormones
 
3. Colds and flu cut by one-third in study of Canada’s top cold fighter in vaccinated seniors
 
4. Older people who diet without exercising lose valuable muscle mass
 
5. Does probiotic intervention induce the serum global lipid profile change?
 
6. Top-selling prescription drug mismarketed to women
 
7. ‘Estrogen flooding our rivers,’ Université de Montréal study
 
8. Can Taurine be a potent antioxidant drug in the future?
 
9. Statins increase risk of postoperative delirium in elderly patients
 
10. Half of trials supporting FDA applications go unpublished
 
11. Indian spice reduces size of hemorrhagic stroke
 
12. Honey effective in killing bacteria that cause chronic sinusitis
 
13. Dark chocolate: Half a bar per week to keep at bay the risk of heart attack
 
14. Popular COPD treatment increases risk for cardiac events, cardiac death
 
15. Plant antioxidant may protect against radiation exposure
 
16. Isoflavone dietary supplement improves the functioning of the arteries in stroke patients
 
17. Probiotic bacteria can induce monocyte-derived dendritic cells maturation?
 
18. Fishy diet in early infancy cuts eczema risk
 
19. Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction
 
20. How does ellagic acid exert anti-cancer effect on pancreatic cancer cells?
 
21. Animals farmed for meat are the No. 1 source of food poisoning bug, study shows
 
22. Cholesterol-lowering drugs and the effect on muscle repair and regeneration
 
23. Majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B not at increased risk of MS
 
24. Researchers study how pistachios may improve heart health
 
25. Blood thinning drug linked to increased bleeding in brain
 
26. New study proves that pain is not a symptom of arthritis, pain causes arthritis
 
 

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40th Issue Date 30 SEP 2008

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39th Health Research Report 16 SEP 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five:

1. Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu

2. New study will make criminals sweat

3. Common bronchodilator linked to increased deaths

4. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes

5. FDA defends plastic linked with health risks

In this issue:

1. Loss of sleep, even for a single night, increases inflammation in the body

2. Study finds B-vitamin deficiency may cause vascular cognitive impairment

3. Innate immune system targets asthma-linked fungus for destruction

4. New study reveals higher protein breakfast may help dieters stay on track

5. Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu

6. Oxidative Stress: Mechanism of Cell Death Clarified

7. Study shows pine bark naturally reduces knee osteoarthritis

8. Vitamin B12 may protect the brain in old age

9. Fluctuations in serotonin transport may explain winter blues

10. Diet may eliminate spasms for infants with epilepsy

11. Calcium during pregnancy reduces harmful blood lead levels

12. Eating fish while pregnant, longer breastfeeding, lead to better infant development

13. Is yakult helpful in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome?

14. New research could hold the key to keeping older people fit for longer

15. COPD? Eat your veggies

16. Drinking chamomile tea may help fight complications of diabetes

17. Study highlights underlying reasons for why patients are missing their supplementation

18. New study will make criminals sweat

19. Avoid coupon redeemers: Their stigma is contagious (unless they’re attractive)

20. Is re-emerging superbug the next MRSA?

21. Common bronchodilator linked to increased deaths

22. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes

23. Expert urges FDA to take action to reduce BPA exposure

24. FDA defends plastic linked with health risks

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39th Issue Date 16 SEP 2008

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38th Health Research Report 02 SEP 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five:

 

1.      How to stop a new type of heart attack
2.      Flu shot does not cut risk of death in elderly
3.      Scientists discover leptin can also aid type 1 diabetics
4.      Killer carbs — Monash scientist finds the key to overeating as we age
5.      Low cholesterol associated with cancer in diabetics

 

In This Issue:

 
1.      Silver-coated endotracheal tubes appear to reduce risk of pneumonia associated with ventilator use
2.      Arsenic exposure could increase diabetes risk
3.      Low level cadmium exposure linked to lung disease
4.      79 million US adults have medical bill problems or are paying off medical debt
5.      How to stop a new type of heart attack
6.      New research suggests diabetes transmitted from parents to children
7.      Positive thinking may protect against breast cancer
8.      Killer carbs — Monash scientist finds the key to overeating as we age
9.      The big gulp: consumers avoid extremes in soda sizes
10.  Low cholesterol associated with cancer in diabetics
11.  Anti-psychotic drug use in the elderly increases despite drug safety warnings
12.  New study shows health benefits of probiotic could extend to the entire body
13.  Anti-Cancer Flower Power
14.  Oral Administration of Lactobacillus from Breast Milk May Treat Common Infection in Lactating Mothers
15.  Scientists discover leptin can also aid type 1 diabetics
16.  Flu shot does not cut risk of death in elderly
17.  Researchers find high levels of toxic metals in herbal medicine products sold online
18.  Caesarean babies more likely to develop diabetes
19.  Olive leaf extract can help tackle high blood pressure and cholesterol
20.  Why do eyelids sag with age? UCLA study answers mystery
21.  New evidence on addiction to medicines Diazepam has effect on nerve cells in the brain reward system
22.  Study examines use of opioids
23.  Heart attack patients who stop statin risk death, say McGill researchers
24.  All types of antipsychotic drugs increase the risk of stroke
25.  Class of diabetes drugs carries significant cardiovascular risks
26.  National Study Shows Magnesium Sulfate Reduces Risk of Cerebral Palsy in Premature Births
27.  Sex hormones link to heart risk
28.  Large-scale Survey Links “Burnout” to Suicidal Thoughts in Med Students
29.  New evidence on folic acid in the diet and colon cancer
30.  Survey: ‘Tanorexia’ common among university students
31.  Post-marketing studies finding adverse events in drugs used in children
32.  Most vaccine-allergic children can still be safely vaccinated, Hopkins experts say
33.  Higher anaphylaxis rates after HPV vaccination: CMAJ study
34.  Safety of antithrombotic treatment in acute coronary syndromes
35.  Study finds B-vitamin deficiency may cause vascular cognitive impairment

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38th Issue Date 02 SEP 2008

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36th Health Research Report 05 AUG 2008 – Reconstruction

 

Editors Top Five:

 
1.      Toxic drugs, toxic system: Sociologist predicts drug disasters
2.      Study Suggests 86 Percent of Americans Could be Overweight or Obese by 2030
3.      Flu vaccine may not protect seniors well
4.      Chronic exposure to estrogen impairs some cognitive functions
5.      Vitamin C injections slow tumor growth in mice

 

 

In this issue:
1.      Is sun exposure a major cause of melanoma?
2.      Soy foods are associated with lower sperm concentrations
3.      Toxic chemicals found in common scented laundry products, air fresheners
4.      Exercise could be the heart’s fountain of youth
5.      Gummy bears that fight plaque
6.      Japanese diet rich in fish may hold secret to healthy heart
7.      At-Home Deaths from Combining Rx Drugs, Street Drugs and/or Alcohol Skyrocket By More Than 3,000 Percent
8.      Dietary factors appear to be associated with diabetes risk
9.      Foods high in conjugated linoleic acids can enrich breast milk
10.  OSU STUDY SHOWS EXPOSURE TO BAD AIR RAISES BLOOD PRESSURE
11.  Compound that helps rice grow reduces nerve, vascular damage from diabetes
12.  Study Suggests 86 Percent of Americans Could be Overweight or Obese by 2030
13.  Hey fever! The surprise benefit of allergies
14.  Frankincense provides relief to arthritis sufferers
15.  Cholesterol-lowering drug boosts bone repair
16.  Experts continue to cite Bifantis as promising probiotic treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
17.  Exercise in a pill
18.  Flu vaccine may not protect seniors well
19.  New Study Shows Compounds From Soy Affect Brain and Reproductive Development
20.  Physicians ask EPA, ‘Antibiotics to cure sick apples, or sick children?’
21.  Schizophrenia researchers welcome new blood
22.  Outdoor Activity and Nearsightedness in Children
23.  Chronic exposure to estrogen impairs some cognitive functions
24.  Toxic drugs, toxic system: Sociologist predicts drug disasters
25.  Task Force Finds No Prostate Screening Benefit for Men Over 75
26.  Eating fish may prevent memory loss and stroke in old age
27.  Canadian study of colds and kids: Positive safety results for ginseng extract
28.  Vitamin C injections slow tumor growth in mice
29.  Adults who eat eggs for breakfast lose 65 percent more weight
30.  Sesame seed extract and konjac gum may help ward off Salmonella and E. coli
31.  In era of pills, fewer shrinks doing talk therapy
 

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36th Issue Date 05 AUG 2008

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35th Health Research Report 22 JUL 2008 – Reconstruction

 

Editors Top Five:

1. Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect

2. Stomach bug appears to protect kids from asthma, says NYU study

3. Cranberry juice creates energy barrier that keeps bacteria away from cells, study shows

4. 89 percent of children’s food products provide poor nutritional quality

5. Schering-Plough, Merck’s Vytorin misses study goal

 

 

In This Issue:

1. Androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer not associated with improved survival

2. Male cyclists risk sexual problems if they don’t choose the right bike

3. Aerosol toxins from red tides may cause long-term health threat

4. Scientists learn how food affects the brain

5. Risk of gall bladder disease with HRT patches lower than with HRT pills

6. 89 percent of children’s food products provide poor nutritional quality

7. Stomach bug appears to protect kids from asthma, says NYU study

8. Consumption of nut products during pregnancy linked to increased asthma in children

9. Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect

10. Possible link found between x-rays and prostate cancer

11. Study: Regular walking nearly halves elderly disability risk

12. The epigenetics of increasing weight through the generations

13. Removing ovaries during hysterectomy: Effects remain unknown

14. Cranberry juice creates energy barrier that keeps bacteria away from cells, study shows

15. Scientists identify how gastric reflux may trigger asthma

16. Schering-Plough, Merck’s Vytorin misses study goal

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35th Issue Date 22 JUL 2008

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32nd Health Research Report 11 JUN 2008 – Reconstructed

32nd Health Research Report 11 JUN 2008 – Reconstructed

 

 

 

Editors Top Five:

 
1.      US reporters often do a poor job of reporting about new medical treatments
2.      Pycnogenol improved diabetes control and reduced antihypertensive medications
3.      How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy
4.      Is tap water safe for expectant mothers?
5.      The good news in our DNA: Defects you can fix with vitamins and minerals

 

 

In this issue:

 
1.      Childhood lead exposure associated with criminal behavior in adulthood
2.      US reporters often do a poor job of reporting about new medical treatments
3.      People with ADHD do 1 month’s less work per year
4.      Combining exercise with hormone could prevent weight gain
5.      Estrogen Helps Drive Distinct, Aggressive Form of Prostate Cancer
6.      New breathing exercises help manage asthma
7.      Intestinal bacteria promote — and prevent — inflammatory bowel disease
8.      New vegetarian food with several benefits
9.      Pycnogenol improved diabetes control and reduced antihypertensive medications
10.  Dehydrated tomatoes show promise for preventing prostate cancer
Exercise cuts cancer death in men
12.  US soldiers in high-tuberculosis areas face new epidemic: false positives
13.  Whole milk is effective and cost-effective as oral contrast agent
14.  How advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy
15.  Bisphenol A: Controversy over widely used plastics chemical spurs product changes, regulatory debate
16.   Vitamins Help Prevent Vision Loss from AMD—If Used Correctly
17.  The good news in our DNA: Defects you can fix with vitamins and minerals
18.  Is tap water safe for expectant mothers?
19.  Despite vaccine, public should not get complacent about pneumococcal disease
20.  Agent in red wine found to keep hearts young
21.  Increased Incidence of Melanoma Found in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Methotrexate
22.  Long-term pesticide exposure may increase risk of diabetes
23.  Moores UCSD Cancer Center study links vitamin D, type 1 diabetes
24.  Another new wrinkle in treating skin aging
25.  Study finds Chinese food good for your heart
26.  Men with vitamin D deficiency may have increased risk of heart attack
27.  Eating fish and foods with omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related eye disease
28.  World’s oldest woman had normal brain
29.  Solid tumor cells not killed by radiation and chemotherapy become stronger
30.  Common bowel problem linked to chili pepper pain receptor
 
 

 

 

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32nd Issue Date 11 JUN 2008

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25th Health Research Report 20 FEB 2008 – Reconstruction

 

Editors Top Five:

 

1.      Purple pigments and obesity
2.      Fake malaria drugs made in China; how the winter vomiting virus evolves
3.      Study finds patients with complex fibroadenomas can avoid surgery
4.      A compound extracted from olives inhibits cancer cells growth and prevents their appearance
5.      Flu Vaccine doesn’t match most circulating viruses, health officials say

 

 

In this Issue:

  1. New study suggests link between environmental toxins and early onset puberty in girls
  2. Europe’s most common genetic disease is a liver disorder ( hemochromatosis )
  3. Sleep Duration May Play Important Role in Childhood Obesity
  4. Study suggests new therapy for lung disease patients (Current Therapy Wrong)
  5. Anti-cancer drug damages brain vessels
  6. Fatty acids beneficial in treatment for dry eye syndrome
  7. Purple pigments and obesity
  8. Fake malaria drugs made in China; how the winter vomiting virus evolves
  9. Autopsy findings suggest end of decline in coronary disease rates
  10. Study finds patients with complex fibroadenomas can avoid surgery
  11. Some cases of autism may be traced to the immune system of mothers during pregnancy
  12. A compound extracted from olives inhibits cancer cells growth and prevents their appearance
  13. U of I study: exercise to avoid gallstones!
  14. Metabolic syndrome linked to cold tolerance
  15. Cell phone-cancer link found by Tel Aviv University scientist
  16. Health effects of pesticide mixtures: Unexpected insights from the salmon brain
  17. As depression symptoms improve with antidepressants, hopelessness can linger
  18. Vaccine doesn’t match most circulating viruses, health officials say
  19. FDA ties pneumonia deaths to infant vaccine
     
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    25th Issue Date 20 FEB 2008

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23rd Health Research Report 23 JAN 2008 – Reconstructed

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23rd Issue Date 22 JAN 2008

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Editors Top Five:

1.      Lipoic acid could reduce atherosclerosis, weight gain
2.      Probiotics affect metabolism, says new study
3.      Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated
4.      Selective reporting of antidepressant trials exaggerates drug effectiveness
5.      4 health behaviors can add 14 extra years of life

In this issue:

1.      More sun exposure may be good for some people
2.      Muscles are affected by cigarette smoking
3.      4 health behaviors can add 14 extra years of life
4.      New statistical technique shows more informative picture of survival
5.      Evidence for Dopamine Toxicity in Neurodegeneration
6.      UCLA study finds brain response differences in the way women with IBS anticipate and react to pain
7.      High degree of resistance to antibiotics in Arctic birds
8.      Stem cells make bone marrow cancer resistant to treatment
9.      Editorialist: Scientific Journals Must Provide a Forum for New Discoveries Based on Clinical Observation
10.  Vitamin D2 supplements may help prevent falls among high-risk older women
11.  Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E associated with decreased risk of cataracts
12.  Selective restraints and reduced medication could reduce nursing home falls says 4-year study
13.  Aggression as rewarding as sex, food and drugs
14.  Lipoic acid could reduce atherosclerosis, weight gain
15.  Celecoxib can adversely affect heart rhythm
16.  Combined HRT increases risk of lobular breast cancer fourfold after just 3 years of use
17.  Probiotics affect metabolism, says new study
18.  Popular osteoporosis drugs triple risk of bone necrosis
19.  Cholesterol-lowering drugs may not prevent Alzheimer’s disease
20.  Selective reporting of antidepressant trials exaggerates drug effectiveness
21.  Indian medicinal plant Acanthus ilicifolius may combat liver cancer
22.  How does Fu-Zheng-Jie-Du-Decoction act on PTEN expression in hepatocellular carcinoma?
23.  Weight gain induced by antipsychotic drugs can be avoided
24.  Toxoplasma Infection Increases Risk of Schizophrenia, Study Suggests
25.  Newly discovered virus linked to deadly skin cancer
26.  Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated
27.  Saline nasal wash helps improve children’s cold symptoms
 
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