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Heart Health

 

Crestor™ studies

Should you rush to get Crestor in light of recent studies?

CHD Risk Factors - I

Risk factors and different ways of calculating risk for Coronary Heart Disease. What factors should be considered? What do different estimators say about your risk? Is cholesterol the only important thing to worry about?

CHD Risk factors II

New and emerging risk factors: homocysteine, CRP, electron-beam measurements,...

Women's symptoms of Heart Disease

Women have different heart disease symptoms than men. Why, and what are they?

Cholesterol Skeptics

Cholesterol Skeptics - Does the amount of saturated fat in your diet really matter?

Saturated fat

Is it really bad for you?

Fats -

Which are good and which are bad for you

LDL -

Reducing it doesn't always help!

Statins

If you don't have Coronary Heart Disease symptoms should you take statins?

Trans fats

Are they really that dangerous?

Rosuvastatin info

Questions raised about the safety of Rosuvastatin.


Healthy Life Style

 

Alcohol

Is moderate alcohol drinking really good for you?

Aspirin

Should you take it regularly (updated 1/06)?

Exercise

What is the real impact of exercise on your health?

Eating and lifestyle

Impact of "Eating Right" and lifestyle changes

Fruit and Vegetable consumption

What are the real benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption?

Mediterranean Diet

Does it really make a measurable difference?

Obesity Risks Updated

Obesity Risks - Mortality and Health of Obese People.

Optimists

Are they healthier?

Salt

Is it Public Enemy No. 1?

Vitamins and Antioxidants

Does the consumption of vitamins and antioxidants prevent major illnesses?

Vitamin C

Does it impact colds?

Folic Acid

It may be beneficial!


Diet and Health

 

Fruit and Vegetable consumption

What are the real benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption?

Mediterranean Diet

Does it really make a measurable difference?

Mehmet Oz

Questionable Science as Entertainment!

Natural Remedies

Do they really make a measurable difference?

Low Fat Diets

Do they prevent cancer and heart disease?

Polymeal

Should you eat chocolate and fish, and drink wine?

Soft Drinks and Diabetes

Does frequent consumption of soft drinks cause diabetes?

Vitamins and Antioxidants

Does the consumption of vitamins and antioxidants prevent major illnesses?

Vitamin C

Does it impact colds?

Folic Acid

It may be beneficial!

Water Drinking

Should you drink 8 glasses a day?


Women's issues

 

Breast cancer

Exercise decreases the risk!

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Providing women with the information to make their own decision.

HRT Alternatives

Are there viable alternatives to HRT? (Updated May 06)

HRT - terminating HRT

HRT just seems to delay menopausal symtoms!

Women's symptoms of Heart Disease

Women have different heart disease symptoms than men. Why, and what are they?

Osteoporosis

Should it be treated with bisphosphonates?

Mamograms -

There are inherent dangers - Be Aware!


Men's issues

 

PSA info

Prostate cancer risk, PSA values and increase rate - The rate at which PSA increases is just as important as its value.

Saw Palmetto

Found to be ineffective!


Stress and Attitude

 

Optimists

Are they healthier?

Stress

What does workplace or marital stress do to you?


Other Health and Risk Issues

 

Autism

NOT related to vaccination!

Candida

What is it, really?

Cell Phones

Is there a risk?

Dogs Sniffing Cancer

Can dogs detect bladder cancer by sniffing urine?

Hospital Risks

Serious risks due to hospitalization!

Medication Errors

Protect yourself from medication errors while hospitalized

Hypertension risks

What are the real risks of high blood pressure?

Power lines

What, if any, is their impact on health?

Veteran Physicians

Are they as good as their junior colleagues?

Water Drinking

Should you drink 8 glasses a day?


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Here are some tutorials that will help with understanding some of the aspects of these studies:

Statistical Errors

What are "Statistical Errors" and what are "95% Confidence Level" limits?

Study Errors

What are the systematic errors in medical studies?

Medical Studies

How are medical studies done, and how is their outcome reported.

Peer Review

Why do we focus on "peer reviewed" journal articles?

Risk Tutorial

What does "risk" mean?

Statistics

Explains the role of statistics in everyday life, with simple examples.

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