All posts by P. D. Mangan

Regular consumption of dark chocolate is associated with low serum concentrations of C-reactive protein

Regular consumption of dark chocolate is associated with low serum concentrations of C-reactive protein in a healthy Italian population. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18806104 After adjustment for

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Smoking While Pregnant

The results are somewhat surprising. Children born of smoking mothers have lower infant mortality and higher birth weights than those of non-smoking mothers. Hormesis? Here is the paradox then: Mother’s

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Snacking, not portion size, largely driving U.S. overeating

In the mid-2000s, government surveys show, the average American adult ate about 2,375 calories per day, nearly one-third more than he (or she) did in the late 1970s. What accounts for all those added calories? According

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One reason men may want to consider resveratrol

trans-Resveratrol, a natural antioxidant from grapes, increases sperm output in healthy rats. Juan ME, González-Pons E, Munuera T, Ballester J, Rodríguez-Gil JE, Planas JM.Source Departament de Fisiologia,

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Killer Hospitals

http://takimag.com/article/our_scary_filthy_killer_hospitals/print

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Running vs. Weightlifting

J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jun;110(6):1622-6. Epub 2011 Feb 17.Diverse patterns of myocardial fibrosis in lifelong, veteran endurance athletes. This study examined the cardiac structure and function of a unique

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