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Sunscreeen study in mice demonstrates reduction in melanoma risk

Health Headlines Commentary for April ,21 2016

Source: Here’s how much you’ll lower your skin cancer risk by applying sunscreen  

Common medications are associated with diminish brain function and size.

Health Headlines Commentary for April 19, 2016

Source: Common medicines including cold and flu tablets, heartburn drugs and sleeping pills ‘SHRINK the brain and slow down thinking’ Reference: Association Between Anticholinergic Medication Use and Cognition, Brain Metabolism, and Brain Atrophy in Cognitively Normal Older Adults

Is childhood asthma overdiagnosed?

Health Headlines Commentary for April 18, 2016

Source: Asthma diagnosis ‘trivialized,’ fuels overdiagnosis, doctors say Reference: Is asthma overdiagnosed?

The pseudoscience of losing belly fat

Health Headlines Commentary for April 15, 2016

Source: How to shift the fat around your middle: Experts reveal the five simple ways to get rid of your spare tyre in time for summer The nutritionists in this article misrepresent physiology, biochemistry and most all other scientific aspects of our knowledge of the human body. […]

Study uncovers that some dietary supplements containing banned prescription drugs sold in US (also available in Canada)

Health Headlines Commentary for April 14, 2016

Source: Weight-Loss Supplements May Contain Banned Drug Reference: Pharmaceutical doses of the banned stimulant oxilofrine found in dietary supplements sold in the USA

Replacing saturated with polyunsaturated fats in diet may not prolong life

Health Headlines Commentary for April 13, 2016

Source: Are eggs actually that bad for you? Second look changes conclusions of major cholesterol study Reference: Dietary fats: a new look at old data challenges established wisdom

New brain imaging technique could help individualize bipolar disorder treatment

Health Headlines Commentary for April 12, 2016

Source: Research could lead to new, individualized treatment for bipolar disorder Reference: Contrasting variability patterns in the default mode and sensorimotor networks balance in bipolar depression and mania

Anecdotal evidence leads to clinical trial of ketogenic diet as an adjunct treatment for brain cancer

Health Headlines Commentary for April 11, 2016

Source: Scientists studying effect of ketogenic diet on brain cancer  

Innovative mosquito control measures being tested to reduce spread of Zika and Dengue fever viruses

Health Headlines Commentary for April 8, 2016

Source: A Canadian team is testing a $4 hack to solve the Zika crisis  

Food labels that include exercise-equivalent caloric expenditure overstates effect of exercise on weight loss

Health Headlines Commentary for April 7, 2016

Source: Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, U.K. researchers suggest  

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