News - 2009
29 November 2009
Moderate-Fat Diet May Be Better than Low-Fat at Reducing Heart Risks
A moderate-fat diet may work better than a low-fat regimen for people suffering from metabolic syndrome, a collection of conditions putting them at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, new research finds.
8 November 2009
Cholesterol Levels Associated With Increased Mortality
Yet another study showing nthat hospitalised patients with low cholesterol levels are more likely to die.
PhD Student Shows That Saturated Fat and Full-cream
Dairy Are Healthier For Children
The message is simple: If you want your children to be healthy and slim, feed them a high saturated fat diet.
shows (again) that cutting carbs is the healthiest way
to cut obesity
More evidence that low-carb diets are healthiest and most effective.
Fructose: A Recipe For Hypertension
A new paper shows that a diet high in fructose (fruit sugar) increases the risk of developing high blood pressure.
Building Muscle, Only Moderate Amounts Of Protein Per
Meal Are Recommended
Eating lots of protein if you want to build muscle is a waste.
D Deficiency Prevented By Weekly And Biweekly Vitamin
Study finds we need far more vitamin D in supplements than is recommended.
Finds Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars Of Waste In U.S.
The US spends much more than any other country on health care - yet is less healthy than others that spend less.
Identifies Link Between Childhood ADHD And Adult
Many chronic conditions have emerged simultaneously since 'healthy eating' was introduced in the 1980s. his new study confirms the links.
And Parkinson's Could Be Treated By Epilepsy Drugs - Or
New study finds that epilepsy drugs are effective against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases - but so is a similar diet!
Bold New Anti-cancer Medicines
New cancer therapies aim to starve cancers to death by cutting off their glucose supply - but can't a low-carb, high-fat diet do the same thing?
2 August 2009
Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer
This review summarizes evidence in support of the relationship between metabolic syndrome and various cancers
29 May 2009
Explosive increase in type 1 diabetes predicted
The overall incidence of type 1 diabetes in Europe will undergo explosive growth over the next decade, with the biggest increases occurring in children under 5 years of age, according to data from the EURODIAB study published online in the Lancet.
7 May 2009
Yet another trial that shows a low-carb diet is better for diabetics
I have been teaching that lowering dietary carbs and increasing fats can cure type-2 diabetes easily and quickly. Here is another study which confirms this approach.
12 April 2009
New fake cheese to satisfy cheese haters?
Just when it seems that 'food scientists' couldn't make things worse by mucking about with our traditional foods, along comes a new abomination.
8 April 2009
'Healthy' diet increases heart attack risk
Another study showing that our so-called 'healthy' diet isn't!
6 April 2009
High blood glucose increases stomach cancer risk
A Japanese study increase the chances of developing gastric cancer and could increase the risk posed by Helicobacter pylori infection.
3 April 2009
Statins can cause heart attacks!
An new combined study from Germany and the USA finds that in a subset of people, taking statins can increase the risk of a heart attack.
Now they tell us! Now that statins are being prescribed for practically everyone, it seems.
31 March 2009
Study finds eating high levels of saturated fat and cholesterol increases good HDL cholesterol and energy.
As the UK Food Standards Agency and the self-styled Fat Panel have mounted an aggressive campaign to stop us eating saturated fats, yet another study shows that eating such a diet is actually beneficial.
3 March 2009
A study conducted at UT Southwestern University finds that a low-carb diet is best to reverse Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
26 January 2009
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be measured
Many doctors resist the suggestion, or deny, that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS), or myalgicencephalomyelitis (ME) exists. But even those who acknowledge it have been hampered by the lack of a good test. This scientific paper, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Mitochondrial Dysfunction", clearly shows that the fatigue of chronic fatigue syndrome is a symptom of mitochondrial dysfunction.
13 Januar 2009
Herzmedikament - Neue Hoffnung bei Krebs Medikamente auf der Grundlage von Digitalis, wie z.B. Digoxin werden seit Jahrhunderten und auch heute zur Behandlung von Patienten mit unregelmäßigem Herzrhythmus oder Herzinsuffizienz eingesetzt.
6 January 2009
New Hope For Cancer Comes Straight From The Heart
A new study from Johns Hopkins University has finally caught up with what I wrote about heart drugs in the treatment of cancer eight years ago.
Last updated 8 November 2009