Co-authored by the redoubtable John Ioannidis, this piece raises an important issue.
Hurry up, please.
Numerous studies have found that how we eat over time can increase — or decrease — our risk for chronic disease. But one-size-fits-all recommendations based on traditional nutrition research are missing the mark.
"2 formerly obese economists lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months — here are the best tricks they used"
UPDATE: first link fixed now.
"Chocolate IS good for you: Why a bit of cocoa every day really does boost your mind, heart and mood"
Notwithstanding that a lot of the research on chocolate is sponsored by the candy industry, it does seem like a little might well be helpful.
"Pancreatic cancer will soon be the second-biggest cause of cancer deaths." Basically, it's still damn hard to cure.
Jane Brody at the New York Times leans toward "yes" for fish oil in pills. (But one of my doctors at Duke Medical urged me to take them, so for now I'm going with that.)
Good news and bad news. Good news: it's not a sign of inadequate bathing or unclean clothes.
Bad news: we probably can't avoid it.
"A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare"
Sounds good to me and I can well imagine it sounds good to a lot of doctors. So, it's a win-win.
The federal government will have to stop it.