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Salt, not high blood pressure, may be to blame for that headache

Departing from the belief that a special diet aimed at lowering high blood pressure can ease headaches, a new study suggests it is simply salt intake that is the culprit.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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A new piece in the 'French paradox' puzzle -- cheese metabolism

Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Healthy diet reduces risk of cardiovascular disease by a third in over-40s

Men and women who adapt their daily diet to meet current UK dietary guidelines could reduce their risk of a heart attack or a stroke by up to a third, according to a new study by King's College...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Survey finds doctors want to learn more about diet and cardiovascular disease prevention

Study from NYU Langone Medical Center shows that nutrition is rated as important as statins for preventing heart diseaseMost physicians are aware of the importance of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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The Harms of Fasting

The following is adapted from my contribution to this discussion¬†of how best to manage unfasted patients who  
emupdates.com
over 6 years ago
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Slippery Slope: Diet Drugs No Help for Heart

In another edition of the Slippery Slope series examining use of surrogate endpoints in drug approvals, <em>MedPage Today</em> and the<em> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel </em>find diet drugs are approved  
medpagetoday.com
over 6 years ago
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I Tried A Sensory Deprivation Tank and Lost My Mind

Los Angeles seems to be the testing grounds for the latest snake oil diets, weird versions of yoga, and other whacky mind and body improvement methods. I...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 6 years ago
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French diet of cheese 'reduces the risk of a heart attack'

When cheese was digested, gut bacteria produced the compound butyrate, which known to lower 'bad' cholesterol, researchers from Aarhus University, Denmark, found.  
dailymail.co.uk
over 6 years ago
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Link Between Heart Disease And Height Hidden In Our Genes

Doctors long ago noticed that, beyond the usual influences of diet and smoking, short people seem to get heart disease more often than tall people. But why?  
npr.org
over 6 years ago