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    Monday, February 13, 2017

    Eating meat four times per week associated with 40% lower risk of hip fracture

    Friday, February 10, 2017

    Vegetarians who eat fish were 19% less likely to die over 5.8 years than non-vegetarians
    Vegans were 15% less likely to die over 5.8 years than non-vegetarians
    Lacto-ovo vegetarians were 9% less likely to die over 5.8 years than non-vegetarians
    Semi-vegetarians were 8% less likely to die over 5.8 years than non-vegetarians

    Thursday, February 09, 2017

    Vegans are 62% less likely to have Type 2 diabetes than non-vegetarians
    Lacto-ovo vegetarians have a 38% lower risk of Type 2 diabetes than non-vegetarians
    Semi-vegetarians are 51% less likely to have Type 2 diabetes than non-vegetarians
    Vegans are 63% less likely to have hypertension than non-vegetarians
    Lacto-ovo vegetarians are 43% less likely to have hypertension than non-vegetarians
    Semi-vegetarians are 8% less likely to have hypertension than non-vegetarians

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    Low serum vitamin C levels associated with 2.1 times greater risk of stroke in men

    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    High tree nut intake and low peanut intake associated 46% lower risk of obesity
    High tree nut intake plus high peanut intake associated 37% lower risk of obesity
    High peanut intake associated 11% lower risk of obesity

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Vegetarians have a 12% lower risk of dying during a 5.8 year follow-up than non-vegetarians
    Vegetarians who eat fish have 19% lower risk of dying during 5.8 year follow-up than non-vegetarians

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Vegetarians have a 22% lower risk of colorectal cancer than non-vegetarians
    Vegetarians who eat seafood and fish have a 43% lower risk of colorectal cancer than non-vegetarians

    Sunday, January 08, 2017

    Mammograms do not reduce breast cancer deaths

    Thursday, January 05, 2017

    Statin use is associated with a 61% greater risk of Parkinson’s disease
    Statin use is associated with a 1-12% greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease

    Tuesday, January 03, 2017

    3500 mg potassium per day associated with lowest risk of stroke

    Monday, January 02, 2017

    Higher chocolate consumption associated with a 45% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
    Higher chocolate consumption associated with a 29% lower risk of coronary heart disease
    Higher chocolate consumption associated with a 25% lower risk of heart attack and stroke
    Higher chocolate consumption associated with a 21% lower risk of stroke

    Saturday, December 31, 2016

    Tricyclic antidepressants associated with 1.7 times greater risk of attempted suicide in elderly
    SSRI use associated with 2.2 times greater risk of attempted suicide in the elderly
    Other antidepressants associated with 5.2 times greater risk of attempted suicide in elderly
    Other antidepressant use in those over 65 associated with 1.7 times greater risk of dying
    SSRI use in those over 65 associated with 1.7 times greater risk of falling
    Other antidepressant use in those over 65 associated with 1.4 times greater risk of stroke
    Other antidepressants in those over 65 associated with 2.2 times greater risk of seizure
    All-cause mortality 16% higher over one year when older patients take tricyclic antidepressants
    All-cause mortality 54% higher over one year when older patients take SSRI’s
    All-cause mortality 51% higher over one year when older patients take an SSRI
    All-cause mortality 66% higher over one year when older patients taking other antidepressants

    Tuesday, December 27, 2016

    Antidepressants increase the risk of seizure 1.5 to 5.4-fold

    Monday, December 26, 2016

    People getting 25% of calories from sugar 2.8 times more likely to die from heart attack or stroke
    People getting 10-25% of calories from sugar 1.3 times more likely to die from heart attack / stroke
    People consuming the most chocolate had a 12% lower risk of coronary heart disease
    People consuming the most chocolate had a 23% lower risk of stroke

    Sunday, December 25, 2016

    Giving people 3.5 oz of dark chocolate per day decreased blood pressure 4.7 mm Hg / 2.8 mm Hg
    Men drinking 5 cups of green tea per day had a 48% lower risk of advanced prostate cancer

    Saturday, December 24, 2016

    Life expectancy 0.6 to 2.1 years longer for women who got the most sun exposure
    Avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for death of a similar magnitude as smoking

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

    Replacing 3% of calories from red meat with plant protein reduces risk of death by 12% over 26-32 yr
    Replacing 3% of calories from processed red meat with plant protein reduces risk of death by 18%
    Replacing 3% of calories from eggs with plant protein reduces risk of death by 19% over 26-32 years

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    SlimFast: 18-23 lbs difference after five years

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Evidence-based medicine has been hijacked notes John Ioannidis
    Drug trials are done to benefit the drug industry notes John Ioannidis
    Clinical medicine has been transformed to finance-based medicine notes John Ioannidis
    Medicine and health care are becoming a threat to human well-being notes John Ioannidis
    Cochrane Collaboration may cause harm by giving credibility to biased studies notes John Ioannidis
    Clinical investigators may contribute little of essence to drug trials or guidelines, John Ioannidis
    Medical guidelines are mostly to serve vested interests of the drug companies notes John Ioannidis

    Wednesday, November 23, 2016

    Antipsychotics, antidepressants and benzodiazepines kill more than 500,000 people per year

    Tuesday, November 22, 2016

    Addiction to antidepressants, Peter Gøtzsche, MD
    Antidepressants are not effective says Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Antidepressants cause 15 times more suicides than the FDA claims says Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD

    Monday, November 07, 2016

    The benefits of intermittent fasting

    Wednesday, November 02, 2016

    Men and women consuming them most fats vs the most carbs were 16% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Men and women consuming them most fats vs the most carbs were 16% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs

    Tuesday, November 01, 2016

    Men and women consuming them most saturated fat vs least were 8% more likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Every 5% increase in saturated fat associated with 8% greater risk of death over 26-32 years
    Men and women consuming them most polyunsaturated fat vs least 19% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Men and women consuming them most monounsaturated fat vs least 11% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Men and women consuming them most trans fat vs least were 13% more likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Every 2% higher intake of trans fats associated with 16% greater risk of death over 26-32 years
    People consuming them most omega-3 fatty acids vs least were 15% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Men and women consuming them most marine omega-3 fatty acids 4% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
    Replacing 5% of energy from saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat reduced risk of death by 27%
    Replacing 5% of energy from saturated fat with monounsaturated fat reduced risk of death by 13%

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Limiting intake to 500 calories every other day caused weight loss of 11.4 lbs in 3 months
    Limiting intake to 500 calories every other day caused weight loss of 5-6% in 2-3 months
    Limiting intake to 500 calories every other day reduced blood pressure from 124/78 to 117/72 mm Hg
    Limiting intake to 500 calories every other day: mild headache in 2 people, constipation in one
    Limiting intake to 500 calories every other day caused weight loss of 12.3 lbs in 2 months

    Monday, October 24, 2016

    Proton pump inhibitors increase the risk of dementia by 44% according to German study

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Drinking 17 oz of water before meals increased weight loss by 2.7 lbs

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Resting metabolism dropped 11% in women who lost 11%
    Female metabolism 11 percent lower than males after adjustment for height, weight and age
    Resting metabolism falls by 15 calories per day for every 2.2 lbs lost for a low-calorie diet
    Resting metabolism falls by 11 calories per day for every 2.2 lbs lost from surgery
    Resting metabolism falls by 25 calories per day for every 2.2 lbs lost from liposuction

    Friday, October 14, 2016

    2.2 lbs weight loss increases appetite by 100 calories per day, long-term weight loss difficult

    Tuesday, October 04, 2016

    Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil reduces death by 18% over 4.8 years

    Monday, October 03, 2016

    Study: People consuming the most red meat were 21% more likely to die

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    While statin use increased 68% (1999-2005), heart attacks increased 16%, strokes 45%!

    Friday, September 16, 2016

    ‘Conflict of interest ... is a cancer eating at the core of medical research,’ says Dr Kailash Chand
    Statin benefits have been ‘grossly exaggerated’ says Dr. Kailash Chand of the British Medical Assoc.
    Study claiming negative news stories about statins caused deaths is very misleading says Dr. Chand

    Monday, September 12, 2016

    Daily marijuana users weigh roughly 6 lbs than non-users
    Mammography leads to lots of false positives, unnecessary biopsies and saves few, if any, lives

    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    US mandates most vaccines in the world and has highest autism rate in the world, Boyd Haley, PhD
    As vaccines increased, autism increased, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Friday, September 09, 2016

    Flu vaccine does not save lives, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Wednesday, September 07, 2016

    Measles outbreaks in vaccinated populations, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Monday, September 05, 2016

    Are vaccines causing 19,000 excess infant deaths in the USA each year? Boyd Haley, PhD

    Sunday, September 04, 2016

    Deaths from measles had declined 99.4% BEFORE measles vaccine was introduced, Boyd Haley, PhD
    Flu deaths increased 6-fold in children under 5 after flu vaccine mandated, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Thursday, September 01, 2016

    Deaths from the flu have not decreased despite 2.5-fold increase in flu vaccines, Boyd Haley, PhD
    Vaccines are not responsible for the dramatic decreases in death from infectious disease, Boyd Haley
    Polio increased 2-4-fold in 5 areas where polio vaccine was made compulsory by law, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    The polio vaccine was not responsible for the decrease in deaths from polio, Boyd Haley, PhD

    Monday, August 22, 2016

    High-vegetable-based, low-carbohydrate diet associated with 20% lower risk of death over 20 years
    High-animal-based, low-carbohydrate diet associated with 23% greater risk of death over 20 years
    High-protein diet associated with 1.7-fold greater risk of dying over the next 18 yrs in those 50-65
    Moderate-protein diet associated w/ 3.1-fold greater risk of cancer death over 18 yrs in those 50-65
    High-protein diet associated with 4.3-fold greater risk of cancer death over 18 yrs in those 50-65
    High-protein diet associated with 28% lower risk of dying over the next 18 yrs in those 66 and older
    Moderate-protein diet associated with 21% lower risk of dying over the next 18 yrs in those 66+
    High-protein diet associated with 60% lower risk of cancer death over the next 18 yrs in those 66+

    Friday, August 19, 2016

    Ginger works as well as sumatriptan for migraine headaches; 88% vs 86% report high satisfaction

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Drug adverse events were under-reported 3- to 33-fold in studies of weight loss drug orlistat
    1318 drug-induced adverse events were not reported in published study of weight loss drug orlistat
    Multiple episodes of drug adverse events were only counted once & NOT reported in published studies
    Patients given orlistat had twice as many days with adverse events, but this was not reported

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    Obesity-related cancers increase 7% in women for every ten-year increase in adulthood overweight

    Sunday, August 14, 2016

    Antidepressants’ benefit is clinically meaningless compared to a placebo says Harvard researcher
    Antidepressants benefits due to the placebo effect mostly, if not entirely, says Harvard researcher
    For mild to moderate depression, antidepressants are no better than a placebo, Irving Kirsch, PhD
    Half of antidepressant studies show NO difference between drug and placebo, Irving Kirsch, PhD
    Antidepressants increase the risk of relapse into depression says Harvard researcher
    The FDA’s Flawed System of How Antidepressants Get Approved; Negative Trials Ignored
    You can get the same benefit without drugs if you are mildly or moderately depressed, Irving Kirsch
    Physical exercise improves mild depression as much as antidepressants notes UK’s Dr. Tim Kendall
    Great Britain found that for mild to moderate depression, antidepressants were not effective
    The FDA requires only two studies show positive results to approve a drug
    The serotonin deficiency theory of depression is probably not correct says Walter Brown, MD
    Antidepressants provide no benefits to people with mild to moderate depression, Walter Brown, MD
    17 million Americans taking antidepressants
    Sales of antidepressants total $11.3 billion per year

    Friday, August 05, 2016

    Statins have an immunosuppressive effect

    Thursday, August 04, 2016

    Average weight of an American man is 15 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014) 196 lbs vs 181 lbs
    Average weight of American women is 17 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014) 169 lbs vs 152 lbs
    Average weight of Black American men is 18 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014)
    Average weight of Black American women is 22 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014)
    Average weight of 11-year-old American girls is 7 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014)
    Average weight of 11-year-old American boys is 13.5 pounds more than 20 years ago (1994-2014)

    Wednesday, August 03, 2016

    Antipsychotic drugs used for schizophrenia are not very effective notes Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD
    ADHD drugs may cause brain damage notes Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Getting rid of all antidepressants would improve health, lengthen life says Prof. Peter Gotzsche MD
    Many patients have become dependent on antidepressants & psychiatric drugs, Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD

    Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    Psychiatric drugs kill 500,000 people each year in the US and EU, Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Psychiatric drug studies exaggerate benefits of these drugs by study design says Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Benzodiazepines and similar drugs double the death rate says Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Newer antidepressants cause 50% more deaths in older people (10.6% per year vs 7%) Peter Gotzsche MD

    Thursday, July 28, 2016

    Too much medicine is doing more harm than good and costing hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide
    Patients are often given useless and sometimes harmful drugs according to Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    Giving people too many drugs is leading to countless deaths according to Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    Full trial data on statins has never been published according to Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    ‘More medicine is better’ culture lies at the heart of healthcare according to Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    One in three hospitalizations in those over 75 due to drug adverse effects notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    6 of 12 of Britain’s experts lowering cholesterol threshold tied to drug companies says Dr. Malhotra
    There is an epidemic of misinformed doctors and misinformed patients notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    One-third of all healthcare in the US brings no benefit to patients notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    FDA says prescription drugs adverse events have tripled in US in the past decade, Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    Prescription drugs are the third most common cause of death according to Peter Gotzsche, MD
    Psychiatric drugs kill half a million people per year in US and EU, Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    Many elderly patients given multiple drugs will fall, suffer hip fracture and die, Dr Aseem Malhotra
    Behaviour of the pharmaceutical industry fulfills the criteria for ‘organized crime’, Peter Gotzsche
    GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 billion in 2012 for 3 drugs, but made $25 billion from these drugs
    Benefits of statins have been grossly exaggerated and side effects underplayed, Dr Aseem Malhotra
    Most medical research is likely to be false notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    My first thought is could this be a medication side effect? notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    UK’s health regulators NICE and MHRA are part of the problem notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    Prescriptions have doubled in the UK in the past 10 years to 1 billion notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra
    ‘Medical science has taken a turn towards darkness’ notes Dr. Aseem Malhotra

    Monday, July 25, 2016

    UK’s former NHS chief David Nicholson stopped taking statins because of debilitating side effects
    The Queen’s former doctor says ‘We are very worried’, demands statins inquiry

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    Evidence that statins increase the risk of cancer, Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD and Kilmer McCully, MD
    Breast cancer 12 times more common in women given a statin in the CARE trial

    Tuesday, July 19, 2016

    ‘I cannot find any evidence to support people taking statins,’ says Prof. Harumi Okuyama
    Statins ‘should never have been approved for use,’ says cardiologist, Peter Langsjoen, MD
    Statins are likely a major contributing factor to the one million heart failures in US each year
    Statins can cause congestive heart failure
    Statins are NOT effective, but instead can cause hardening of the arteries, heart failure, diabetes
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