Epidemiology is the study of associations and not causality. It essentially began in 1854 when John Snow noticed that there… Read more »
Since the recent story on CNN (“He’s going to be better than he was before,” Jan. 18, 2014,) about the… Read more »
The European Society of Cardiology estimates a 50 percent reduction of coronary events if you can stabilize soft, vulnerable plaques.
Analyzing a great number of published studies, researchers came to the conclusion that there is no strong evidence to support the idea that salt restriction reduces cardiovascular disease or all-cause mortality in people with either normal or increased blood pressure.
Most people think all you need for a healthy gut is to consume bacterial-fortified yogurt products. In reality, the balance of bacteria in your gut may hold a key toward managing systemic inflammation in our bodies.
Every now and then it’s worth going back over the published literature to see how the Zone diet stacks up in various areas of nutritional research.
For the past year the future of the American economy has centered on the word “entitlement,” especially in terms of health care. But no one is quite certain about what the word means.
One of the great marketing successes of the pharmaceutical industry has been the linkage between LDL cholesterol levels and heart disease.
This week is Mediterranean diet week. Unfortunately after 2,000 years, no one really knows what the Mediterranean diet actually consists of.
In the last week there has been a constant buzz about an online pre-publication of a new research article that suggests that high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids promote aggressive prostate cancer. Well, that really isn’t the case, in spite of the press reports.