Feature highlights-February 15-May 27, 2008

February 15, 2008

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February 16, 2008

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We may be willing to spend more when we're feeling down
Psychological Science, June 2008

Heavy pot smoking boosts lung cancer risk six-fold
European Respiratory Journal, February 2008

Consumption of dark chocolate benefits coronary vascular and platelet function
Circulation, 2007; 116(21): 2376-82

No-calorie sweeteners may confuse body
Behavioral Neuroscience

Can a drug that helps hearts be harmful to the brain
By Melinda Beck. The Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2008

HEPA filters may improve cardiovascular health
Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Back pain spending surge shows no benefit
JAMA

ADHD and food additives revisited
American Academy of Pediatrics, February 2008

Gulf Coast trailors have toxic air
U. S. Centers for Disease Control, www.cdc.gov

Men who are continually active at work may have decreased prostate cancer risk
Cancer Causes Control, February 2008

Olive extract may protect against Age Related Macular Degeneration
Journal of Neurochemistry, December 2007, Volume 103, Issue 6, Page 2690-2700

February 18, 2008

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February 23, 2008

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Vitamin C-rich food and supplements can prevent over 300,000 strokes
Am J Clin Nutr, Vol. 87, No. 1, 64-69, Jan 2008

Prenatal exposure to lead linked to obesity in males
Donald Fox, University of Houston

Childhood lead exposure linked to Alzheimer's Disease
Journal of Neuroscience, January 2008

Depression plus hostility poses heart risk
Psychosomatic Medicine, February-March 2008

FDA clears Abbott's combination heart drug
By Shirley S. Want. The Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2008

Quercetin works better than aspirin to counteract niacin flush
British Journal of Pharmacology. January 28, 2008

Effect of calcium supplementation on hip fractures
Osteoporos Int. 2008 Feb 20

China's role in supply of drug is under fire
By Gordon Fairclough and Thomas M. Burton. The Wall Street Journal. February 21, 2008

Green tea nutrient EGCG blocks diabetes-promoting effects of high fructose corn syrup
www.naturalnews.com

Music has powers to ease the stroke-injured brain
Brain. February 20, 2008

Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated
BMJ, January 17, 2008

Women tea drinkers have less plaque in arteries
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, February 2008

Resveratrol reduces serum cholesterol
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. February 28, 2008

Coenzyme Q10 may reduce physical fatigue
Nutrition, Feb 11 2008

Daily stress may raise women's risk of cervical cancer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, February 2008

Study shows good early nutrition makes you richer
The Lancet, February 2008

U.S. warns of severe pain with osteoporosis drugs
By Lisa Richwine, Reuters. January 7, 2008

Green tea may protect the brain in Parkinson's disease
Biological Psychiatry. December 15, 2007

Physical activity confers biological youth via delayed telomere shortening
Archives of Internal Medicine. January 28, 2008

Heart disease diagnosis rarely prompts diet change
Journal of the American Dietetic Association. February 2008

February 25, 2008

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February 26, 2008

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Nintendo rolls out fitness product-Wii Fit
By Nick Wingfield. The Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2008

Urinary tract infections may come from pets
Journal of Infectious Diseases, January 15, 2008

Lipoic acid significantly restores, in rats, the age-related decline in vasomotion
British Journal of Pharmacology, online publication February 2008

February 27, 2008

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February 28, 2008

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Grumpy old men: maybe its a question of testosterone
By Melinda Beck. The Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2008

Pfizer to end Lipitor ads by Jarvik
By Stephanie Saul. The New York Times, February 26, 2008

Psych drugs shocker: antidepressant drugs work no better than placebo
PLoS Medicine. February 26, 2008

Study suggests antibiotics are overused
Archives of Internal Medicine. February 2008

Blueberry extracts may cut food intake
Food Chemistry Volume 107, Issue 3, Pages 1039-1044

Feds health spending to double in a decade
Posted by Jacob Goldstein, healthblog at the Wall Street Journal. February 26, 2008

Acupuncture may be effective for mentrual pain
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, February 2008

February 29, 2008

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March 1, 2008

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March 3, 2008

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March 8, 2008

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Vitamin E and lung cancer risk
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008; 177

Certain vitamin supplements may increase lung cancer risk, especially in smokers
American Thoracic Society (2008, February 29)

Alpha and gamma-tocopheral reduce oxidative stress and inflammation markers in metabolic syndrome patients
Free Radical Biology and Medicine, March 15, 2008

Cancer risk: colon growths might not be so obvious
JAMA, March 5, 2008

Vitamin K linked to stronger bones for adolescents
British Journal of Nutrition

Broccoli compound boost for immune health
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. March 5, 2008

March 10, 2008

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March 11, 2008

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The 4-A Disorders
Dr. Kenneth A. Bock, MD
www.rhinebeckhealth.com

March 12, 2008

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March 13, 2008

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March 15, 2008

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Life Expectancy Table

Long-chain N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease feelings of anger in substance abusers
Psychiatry Res, 2008 Jan 15;157 (1-3);95-104

Glucosamine sulfate may prevent the need for total knee joint replacement
Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 2008; 16(2): 254-60

Folk remedy may heal bedsores
British Journal of Dermatology, February 18, 2008

Ginkgo may boost memory-if you remember to take it
Neurology, online February 27, 2008

Cities rarely release water test results
The Associated Press, March 10, 2008

NYC:Traces of sedatives in NYC water
By Jeff Donn. The New York Times, March 9, 2008

Placebo Drugs work better the more expensive they are
JAMA. March 5, 2008

Diesel fumes can affect your brain
Particle and Fibre Toxicology. March 11, 2008

Vitamin E and Beta Carotene supplementation in high risk for stroke: a subgroup analysis of the alpha-tocopheral, beta-carotene cancer prevention study
Arch Neurol, October 2000; 57:1503-1509

Magnesium associated with protection from stroke in male smokers
Archives of Internal Medicine. March 10, 2008

The rich get too many mammograms; the poor to few
Archives of Internal Medicine. March 10, 2008

Bacteria may reduce risk for kidney stones
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. March 2008

Substance abuse, anger and omega-3 fatty acids
Psychiatry Res, 2008 Jan 15; 157 (1-3):95-104

Broccoli sprouts linked to bladder cancer protection
Cancer Research, Vol 68, Issue 5, pp. 1593-1600

On the campaign trail, few mentions of McCain's bout with melanoma
By Lawrence K. altman, MD. The New York Times, March 9, 2008

A heart device is found vulnerable to hacker attacks
By Barny J. Feder. The New York Times, March 12, 2008

A daily dose of beetroot juice can beat high blood pressure
Hypertension. March 2008

March 17, 2008

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March 18, 2008

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Melanie Bloom
widow of David Bloom
www.preventdvt.org

March 19, 2008

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March 20, 2008

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March 21, 2008

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March 22, 2008

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Acid-blockers in pregnancy up kids' asthma risk
Meeting of American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

Flax seed lignans and breast cancer: evidence suggests great benefits
By Michael Uzick, MD.http://www.doctoruzick.com/dispensary.htm

Strontium may relieve spinal osteoarthritis pain
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, March 2008

Fosomax drug is associated with unusual fractures of the thigh bone
Letter in New England Journal of Medicine, March 20, 2008

HGH-all hype and no performance?
Annals of Internal Medicine, March 17, 2008

Cats more effective than cholesterol meds for preventing heart disease deaths
American Stroke Association Meeting, New Orleans

Spiriva Handihaler may increase stroke risk
Statement of the FDA. www.FDA.gov

March 24, 2008

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March 25, 2008

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March 26, 2008

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March 27, 2008

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Ralph Moss
www.cancerdecisions.com
800-980-1234

March 28, 2008

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Moderate exposure to sunlight outweigh the hypothetical risks
www.SunlightScam.com

Coenzyme Q10 may enhance exercise performance
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, March 4, 2008

Prevalence of incidental prostate cancer in the general population

Coenzyme Q10 may enhance exercise performance
J Urol 2008 Mar; 179:892

Ralph Moss, Cancer Counselor
www.cancerdecisions.com

Vitamin K benefits hip fractures
European Journal of Epidemiology. March 2008

Getting pollen counts
www.pollenlibrary.com

Curcumin heart failure
Journal of Clinical Investigation, March 2008

Study links folate with healthier sperm
Human Reproduction, March 20 2008

March 31, 2008

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April 1, 2008

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April 5, 2008

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Supplement to ease your pain and brighten your mood
By Laura Johannes. The Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2008

Similar drug names a growing cause of errors
By Bruce K. Dixon. www.internalmedicinenews.com, March 15,2008

Easing allergy symptoms: butterbur, bromelain, probiotics, nasal irrigation
www.naturalstandard.com

Dental chair a possible source of neurotoxic mercury waste
By Karl Rockne, Environmental Science and Technology, March 12 2008

Antidepressant actions of the exercise-regulated gene VGF
Nature Medicine 2007 Dec 2; 13:1476

Home heart devices sit idle
By Keith J. Weinstein. The Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2008

Panel deals blow to two cholesterol drugs: Vytorin & Zetia
By Ron Winslow. The Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2008

Sleeping too much, too little speeds weight gain
Sleep, April 1, 2008

Green tea shows superbug-battling potential
European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Birth control pill linked to 20 percent higher plaque buildup in arteries
American Heart Association

April 7, 2008

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April 9, 2008

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April 11, 2008

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April 12, 2008

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April 14, 2008

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April 15, 2008

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April 16, 2008

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April 18, 2008

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April 19, 2008

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Vitamin E linked to longevity in Alzheimer patients
American Academy of Neurology, annual meeting

Red wine compound may kill pancreatic cancer cells
Archives in Experimental Medicine and Biology, March 2008

Chemical in plastic may harm human growth
National Toxicology Program, NIH

Breast cancer study heaps more misery on trans-fats
American Journal of Epidemiology, Apr l4, 2008

Testosterone predicts profits on trading floors
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Saffron may ease PMS symptoms
BJOG, March 2008

Zinc reduces common cold symptoms
Journal of Infectious Diseases, March 15, 2008

Drinking green tea may help protect against exercise-induced oxidative damage
Nutrition, 2008: 24(5): 433-42

Volunteers sought to test vitamin D memory effect
Professor Nicola Lautenschlager from the WA Centre for Health and Ageing

Water pills can cause bone loss in older men
Archives of Internal Medicine, April 14, 2008

French law targets extree thinness
By Christina Passariello and Stacy Meichtry. The Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2008

Canada takes steps to ban most plastic baby bottles
By Ian Austen. The new York times. April 19, 2008

April 21, 2008

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April 24, 2008

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Galileo's Lawyer: Courtroom battles in alternative health, complementary medicine and experimental treatments
Rick Jaffe
www.galileoslawyer.com

April 25, 2008

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April 26, 2008

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Life expectancy is declining in some pockets of the country
By Nicholas Bakalar. The New York Times. A[ro; 22, 2008

Sinus problems are treated well with safe, inexpensive treatment
Archives of Otolaryngology, November 2007

Heavily marketed kids' cereals are least healthy
Journal of the American Dietetic Association, April 2006

Senate passes genetic discrimination bill
The Associated Press. April 24, 2008

Glaxo to buy Sirtris in bet on antiaging research
The Wall Street Journal

Aerobic exercise may shield aging brain
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2008

How generics differ from brand names
By Melinda Beck. The Wall Street Journal. April 22, 2008

People who wear glasses aren't geeks
Opthalmology & Visual Science. March 2008

Debate rages over plastic bottle chemical's safety
By Will Dunham. Reuters. April 21, 2008

The animal protein in our diets can have a high environmental cost
Science News http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/9541/title/The_Costs_of_Meat_and_Fish

Vitamin K2 linked to lower prostate cancer risk
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. April 2008

Vitamin D status linked to artery health
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Hiology. April 2008

Ghostwriters used in Vioxx studies
By Stephanie Saul. The New York Times. April 15, 2008

April 28, 2008

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Three Distinct Approaches to Health Care Reform in Election 2008
Grace-Marie Turner, Founder and President of the Galen Institute, Inc.
www.galen.org/

April 29, 2008

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April 30, 2008

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May 1, 2008

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May 3, 2008

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Incubator electromagnetic fields alter newborns' heart rates
Fetal and Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood, May 1008

British team finds two genes for osteoporosis
The Lancet, Volume 371, Number 9623, 3 May 2008

Genes explain race disparity in response to a heart drug
By Gina Kolata. The New York Times. April 29, 2008

Lower-back support ineffective for pain:
study Cochrane Library

Poll: 7% of Americans marry for health insurance
Kaiser Family Foundation Poll. april 29, 2008

Recession diet just one way to tighten belt
By Michael Barbaro and Eric Dash. The New York Times. April 27, 2008

Chocolate may reduce pregnancy complication risk
Epidemiology, May 2008

Possible viral links to lung cancer risk uncovered
European Lung Cancer Conference, Geneva Switzerland. April 25, 2008 presentation

Lip balms and glosses may boost skin cancer risks
Dr. Christine Brown, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

May 5, 2008

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www.myhealthyhome.info
Caroline Blazovsky
866-743-8563

May 6, 2008

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May 7, 2008

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May 9, 2008

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May 10, 2008

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Belly fat produces hunger hormone
The FASEB Journal, March 7, 2008

Garlic and vitamin pill for heart disease
Presented May 1 American Heart Association 2008 Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Diseae and Stroke Conference

Adopting moderate drinking in middle age
Am J Med 2008 Mar; 121:201

Department of Justice gets in on Vytoringate
Jacob Goldstein, blog www.wsj.com, May 8, 2008

Being breast-fed may lower breast cancer risk
Epidemiology, May 2008

Scientists find fatness gene
Nature

US Court orders Tyson to suspend ads for antibiotic-free chicken
By Annys Shin, The Washington Post and http://barfblog.foodsafety.ksu.edu

Common medications could cause physical impairment in the elderly
HealthDay News. May 3, 2008

Frequent weight loss may weaken man's bones
American Journal of Eidemiology. April 15, 2008

Doctors to reassess antibiotics for chronic Lyme's disease
By Dave Collins. The Associated Press, May 4, 2008

Future of lucrative cholesterol drugs murky
By Bill Berkrot. Reuters. May 5, 2008

Low vitamin D boosts depression risk in seniors
Archives of General Psychiatry, May 2008

5 Restaurants in Manhattan get citations over calories
By James Barron. The New York Times. May 6, 2008

May 12, 2008

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May 15, 2008

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Hight-fat, low-carb diet helps kids with epilepsy
Lancet Neurology, May 3, 2008

That must be Bob. I hear his new hip speaking
By Barnaby J. Feder. The New York Times, May 11, 2008

Low vitamin D boosts depression risk in seniors
Archives of General Psychiatry, May 2008

A prospective study of mercury toxicity biomarkers in autistic spectrum disorders
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health

"Hair of the dog" keeps children's allergies at bay
European Respiratory Journal, February 6, 2008

Tree-lined streets may cut city kids' asthma risk
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, May 2008

New bowel prep drink easier to take
American Journal of Gastroenterology, April 2008

Low thyroid output tied to heart attacks in women
Archives of Internal Medicine, April 28, 2008

Your keyboard: dirtier than a toilet
By Dan Childs. ABC News Medical Unit, May 5, 2008

Fish oil has heart-rhythm stabilizing effects
American Journal of Cardiology, March 15, 2008

Physical activity's effect on breast cancer varies
British Journal of Sports Medicine, May 12, 2008

Chinese club moss may help Alzheimer's
The Cochrane Library, April 2008

Eco-Friendly paths to exfoliation
By Nora Isaacs, The New York Times. May 15, 2008

Botox boosts sagging breasts
www.medicalposting.ca, May 14, 2008

Half of American on meds, study says
By Linda A. Johnson. May 15, 2008

DTCA for PTCA-crossing the line in consumer health education
New England Journal of Medicine, May 14, 2008

Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of problems in women with breast cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology, meeting May 31-June 3, 2008

May 19, 2008

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Sugar Fix: The High Fructose Fallout that is Making you Sick and Fat
Dr. Richard Johnson
Hardcover on Amazon.com

May 20, 2008

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May 21, 2008

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May 22, 2008

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May 24, 2008

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Drugs alone don't lower heart disease risks for overweight Americans
Archives of Internal Medicine. May 12, 2008

Study reveals women are far more concerned about physical appearance and weight than serious diseases
Applied Research & Consulting. May 2008

Celiac disease underdiagnosed
Digestive Disease Week 2008

Alternative approach to brain cancer
www.burzynskiclinic.com

Warning: Using a mobile phone while pregnant can seriously damage your baby
By Geoffrey Lean, Environment Editor, www.independent.co.uk

Green tea compounds beat obstructive sleep apnea-related brain deficits
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. May 2008

May 26, 2008

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May 27, 2008

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