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Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

A new JAMA publication shows that egg consumption can cause heart attacks, so skip those three-egg omelettes. This study looked at 6 prospective cohort studies in the US. There were 29,615 adults who were part of the study, and the follow-up period was 17.5 years on average. Each addi
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Risk Versus Benefit of Aspirin (ASA)

Risk Versus Benefit of Aspirin (ASA)

A meta-analysis involving 164,225 participants from 13 trials appeared in JAMA re-examining the risk versus benefit of Aspirin (ASA). The study was published January 22, 2019. The average age of the participants was 62 years. There were 19% diabetics among them. The average risk to de
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Testosterone Replacement Prevents Heart Attacks

Testosterone Replacement Prevents Heart Attacks

A new study from Intermountain Medical Centre in Salt Lake City, UT has shown that testosterone replacement prevents heart attacks in men. Since last year the FDA required that manufacturers of all approved testosterone products add labels outlining the coronary risks of the testoster
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Weak Handgrip Predicts Mortality

Weak Handgrip Predicts Mortality

A research team led by Dr. Darryl Leong from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., Canada, studied 139,691 people 35 to 70 years old for four years. They were from 17 various countries representing very different economic and cultural backgrounds. The findings were straightforward. W
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New Arthritis Drugs Can Kill

New Arthritis Drugs Can Kill

For years doctors have been prescribing anti-inflammatory drugs for arthritis; now they find that the new arthritis drugs can kill. The “improved version” of them that have less stomach irritation are the COX-2 inhibitors. This includes celecoxib (brand names: Celebrex and Celebra). O
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Potassium Can Lower Risk Of Stroke

Potassium Can Lower Risk Of Stroke

A study published in the medical journal Stroke in Sept. 2014 showed that potassium could lower the risk of a stroke. 90,137 postmenopausal women from the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study had no history of stroke when they were enrolled in the study. With the help of diet
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Stem Cells Help Stroke Victims

A pilot study about helping stroke victims with stem cells was published in August 2014 by a research group from Imperial College London. These doctors took 5 patients that had suffered serious stokes and harvested their bone marrow stem cells (utilizing the marker CD34+ to select for
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