Archive Monthly Archives: March 2012

Daily Aspirin Reduces Cancer Risk

NYT: Taking aspirin every day may significantly reduce the risk of many cancers and prevent tumors from spreading, according to two new studies published on Tuesday. The studies, led by Dr. Peter M. Rothwell,

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Chewing Gum to Lose Weight, Relieve Stress, and Take IQ Tests

I’m sorry to report that it doesn’t cause weight loss. Maybe they could have tried some Jolt. OTOH, chewing gum does relieve stress: Effects of chewing gum on the stress and work of university

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Takedown of the Red Meat Study – updated

http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2012/03/red-meat-mortality-the-usual-bad-science/ The alleged harmful effects of red meat appear to be due to the healthy user effect, that is, those who ate less meat were following

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Basque Genetics

Basque roots revealed through DNA analysis The Genographic Project announced today the most comprehensive analysis to date of Basque genetic patterns, showing that Basque genetic uniqueness predates the

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When Doctors Go On Strike…

… death rates fall, as evidenced by cases from Israel, Canada, Colombia, and the U.S.

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Oral contraceptive use is associated with prostate cancer

Oral contraceptive use is associated with prostate cancer: an ecological study Background Several recent studies have suggested that oestrogen exposure may increase the risk of prostate cancer (PCa). Objectives

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