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    Issue 96....December 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    High homocysteine levels associated with stroke
    Testosterone supplementation and prostate cancer
    Vitamin B12 deficiency and breast cancer
    Licorice may kill your sex life
    Lutein may prevent cataracts
    Egg yolks - A good source of lutein
    DHEA helps alleviate adrenal insufficiency
    Echinacea for the common cold
    Vegetarians are vitamin B12 deficient
    Fish oils prevent sudden cardiac death
    Vitamin E deficiency widespread in the United States
    Vitamin K deficiency in cystic fibrosis
    Psyllium benefits diabetics
    Benefits of phosphatidylserine
    NEWSBRIEFS

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    Issue 95....November 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Lack of magnesium and heart disease
    Magnesium deficiency linked to diabetes
    Are afternoon naps bad for your health?
    Fish oils protect against death from heart disease
    For really fast action chew your aspirin
    Warfarin promotes bone fractures
    Magnesium supplementation helps heart patients
    New Zealand's health care system fails the poor
    New, painless test for breast cancer
    Antioxidant deficiency implicated in pancreatitis
    Walking protects women from heart disease
    Margarine and cholesterol levels
    NEWSBRIEFS
    BOOK REVIEW: The Cancer Conspiracy

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 94....October 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Prostate cancer risk and diet
    Ascorbic acid combats lead poisoning
    Nothing wrong with a healthy suntan
    Memory loss linked to vitamin E deficiency
    Parkinson's patients on l-dopa need folic acid
    Is seeing drug salesmen a waste of time?
    New test accurately detects Helicobacter pylori infection
    Pipe smoking and lung cancer
    Shark cartilage helps scleroderma victims
    Rapid rise in the incidence of diabetes
    Epileptics may benefit from aromatherapy
    DHEA protects against prostate cancer
    Systolic blood pressure most important for older people
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 93....September 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Hormone level linked to depression
    L-arginine helps angina patients
    Vitamin B6 and premenstrual syndrome
    Post-operative care criticized by neurologist
    Potassium levels critical in heart surgery
    Garlic and hot peppers don't eradicate Helicobacter pylori
    Childhood asthma linked to trans fatty acids
    IGF-1 linked to colon cancer
    Tai Chi benefits heart surgery patients
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Alternative Medicine: Why So Popular?

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 92....August 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    DHEA helps chronic fatigue patients
    Smoking and ulcerative colitis
    Children should sleep in the dark
    Melatonin may reduce risk of heart attack
    Levodopa for Parkinson's disease: helpful or harmful?
    Drinking water now polluted with pharmaceuticals
    Increased fluid intake helps prevent bladder cancer
    Vitamin C and diabetes
    Fish oils and manic-depressive illness
    Vitamin C and the common cold
    Cholesterol reduction in heart attack victims
    NEWSBRIEFS
    BOOK REVIEW: Numb Toes and Aching Soles:
    Coping with Peripheral Neuropathy

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 91....July 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Is our average vitamin D intake woefully inadequate?
    Diet and prostate cancer
    Write your way to better health
    DHEA and diabetes
    Parkinson's disease often misdiagnosed
    Chest pain doesn't necessarily mean heart disease
    Homocysteine and cardiovascular disease
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Folic Acid: Don't be Without it!

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 90....June 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Oil and vinegar dressing is good for the heart
    Benefits of essential fatty acids
    Fish oils reverse atherosclerosis
    Vitamin C and kidney stones
    Aluminum and Alzheimer's disease
    Hip fracture linked to vitamin D deficiency
    Carbohydrates and heart disease
    Ginger and turmeric fight cancer
    Drug-induced parkinsonism is common
    Parkinsonism linked to pesticide exposure
    Creatine helps muscular dystrophy patients
    Pesticide pollution of drinking water
    Ear piercing and allergies
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 89....May 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Folic acid deficiency implicated in hearing loss
    Antioxidants protect against air pollution
    Breast cancer screening made easy
    Lycopene and prostate cancer
    L-arginine and heart disease
    Flaxseed lowers cholesterol levels
    Drinking water and blood pressure
    Antioxidants help prevent breast cancer
    Iron intake and heart attacks
    Folic acid and colon cancer
    Cooking in iron pots combats anemia
    Vitamin supplementation lowers pregnancy-related mortality
    Natural treatment for ulcerative colitis
    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Crohn's disease
    A daily vitamin pill helps combat atherosclerosis
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 88....April 1999....8th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Low-dose folic acid supplementation is effective
    Lettuce helps prevent hip fractures
    Vitamin E protects against cataracts
    Lower your cholesterol naturally
    Natural vitamin E is best
    Do sunscreens promote melanoma?
    Linoleic acid and the immune system
    Cigarette smoking and breast cancer
    Potent risk factor for stroke and heart attack
    Arsenic cures leukemia
    Diet and cancer
    Rickets cured with calcium supplementation
    Cancer linked to chronic depression
    Calcium helps prevent heart disease
    NEWSBRIEFS
    BOOK REVIEW: Red World - Green World: The Hidden Polarities of Nature

    The AFIB REPORT

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