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What is the role of chronic inflammation in America’s deadliest diseases?

August 10, 2012
What is the role of chronic inflammation in America’s deadliest diseases?

What do heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke and cancer have in common? Scientists have linked each of these to a condition known as chronic inflammation, and they are studying how high-fat foods and excess body weight may increase the risk for fatal disorders. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury and outside irritants....
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Cardiovascular-Disease Prevention in a Pill?

August 10, 2012

One pill to prevent high blood pressure and high cholesterol?  Yes, according to a new study from the United Kingdom. Researchers at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine in London tested a polypill consisting of three blood pressure medications – amlodipine, losartan and hydrochlorothiazide – and simvastatin, a cholesterol-busting drug.  They found that during...
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Vitamin E pills fail to lower women’s heart failure risk

March 22, 2012

A new U.S. study indicates taking vitamin E won’t reduce a woman’s risk of heart failure, the latest research to debunk the long-held claim the supplement helps prevent medical problems in aging. However, the study, published in Tuesday’s American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, did observe one heart-related benefit of vitamin E use...
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Reverse the aging process

March 20, 2012

THE IDEA that aging inevitably means gaining weight and having high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high cholesterol levels, and arthritis is widely accepted. Since so many people have these problems, we think of them as normal. Even doctors are likely to say that when you get to be a certain age, these conditions are...
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