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Investigators find something fishy with classical evidence for dietary fish recommendations

Oily fish are currently recommended as part of a heart healthy diet. This guideline is partially based on the landmark 1970s study from Bang and Dyerberg that connected the low incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) among the the Inuit of Greenland to their diet, rich in whale and seal blubber. Now, researchers have found […]

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Medical marijuana may ease some MS; Little evidence for other complementary or alternative therapies

A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology suggests that there is little evidence that most complementary or alternative medicine therapies (CAM) treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, the guideline states the CAM therapies oral cannabis, or medical marijuana pills, and oral medical marijuana spray may ease patients’ reported symptoms of spasticity, […]

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New evidence raises questions about the link between fatty acids and heart disease

A new study raises questions about current guidelines which generally restrict the consumption of saturated fats and encourage consumption of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease. The research was published today, 18 March, in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. An international research collaboration led by the University of Cambridge analysed existing cohort studies and […]

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More Evidence Heavy But Healthy People Still At Risk

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new analysis supports the idea that obese people who are otherwise healthy are still at risk of heart problems down the road. Researchers who reviewed past studies found that even heavy people who didn’t have high blood pressure or diabetes, for instance, had more heart attacks […]

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