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    Issue 120....December 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Adverse reactions to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)
    PC-SPES: a cure for prostate cancer?
    Leeches back in vogue
    Antioxidants and peripheral arterial disease
    Folic acid prevents breast cancer
    Alternative therapies and Parkinson's disease
    Attention deficit disorder in adults
    Testosterone replacement in men
    Drug salesmen may unduly influence your doctor
    Hormone replacement therapy linked to dry eye syndrome
    Mammography debate continues
    Antioxidants and macular degeneration
    NEWSBRIEFS
    BOOK REVIEW: Numb Toes and Other Woes.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 119....November 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Cancer and Inflammation
    Fish consumption reduces lung cancer risk
    Recommended vitamin C intake increased
    Lipoic acid: A new cancer fighter?
    Fish oil versus flax oil
    Stroke patients may be better off at home
    Obesity and exercise
    Prostate cancer and lycopene
    Chinese herb proven in arthritis therapy
    Breast cancer and electromagnetic radiation
    Vitamin E protects against heart disease
    Calcium and prostate cancer
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 118....October 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Cataracts and multivitamins
    Prostate cancer and osteoporosis linked
    Crohn's disease patients lack antioxidants
    Sun exposure prevents prostate cancer
    Vitamin E and homocysteine
    Carnitine counteracts adverse effects of thyroid hormone
    Low cholesterol levels may not benefit older people
    New risk factor for sudden death
    Beware of syndrome X
    Alternative medicine in ear, nose and throat disorders
    Angioplasty and inflammation
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 117....September 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Helicobacter pylori implicated in pancreatic cancer
    Homocysteine and longevity
    Fats and breast cancer
    How about pickled cucumber for breakfast?
    Diabetes linked to inflammation
    COX-2 inhibitors may not be heart friendly
    Glucarate and breast cancer prevention
    Soy-based formulas are safe
    Comparison of prostate cancer treatments
    Vitamin C prevents cataracts
    Black tea is good for heart patients
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 116....August 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Antibiotics and probiotics
    Trans-fatty acids implicated in diabetes
    Osteoarthritis and glucosamine sulfate
    Beta-carotene and breast cancer
    Vitamin E protects against heart disease
    Vitamin E benefits diabetics
    Impotence linked to cigarette smoking
    Fish consumption helps prevent prostate cancer
    Low DHEA levels linked to Sjogren's syndrome
    Probiotics and inflammatory diseases
    Delerium and drugs
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 115..July 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Claudication patients benefit from propionyl-L-carnitine
    Helicobacter pylori infection implicated in RA
    Mortality and impaired glucose tolerance
    Antioxidants reduce radiation injuries
    Prevention of prednisone-induced osteoporosis
    Walking helps prevent heart disease
    Oral contraceptives and smoking
    Diabetes is preventable
    Time-release vitamin C is better
    PSA screening revisited
    Fish consumption reduces suicide risk
    All you need to know about antidepressants
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 114...June 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Thiamine combats hepatitis B
    Vitamins help prevent diabetes
    Drug dosages are often excessive
    St. John's wort in major depression
    Vitamin C deficiency in intermittent claudication
    Asthma associated with C-section birth
    Probiotics help prevent allergies
    Night work increases breast cancer risk
    Ginseng and blood sugar
    Exercise and heart disease: perseverance counts
    Circadian variation in pulmonary embolism
    The GlucoWatch for hypoglycemia
    Vitamin D and calcium lower blood pressure
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 113...May 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Folic acid requirements defined
    Vanadyl sulfate benefits diabetics
    Beta-carotene benefits cystic fibrosis patients
    Vitamin C and longevity
    Ipriflavone for osteoporosis
    Food poisoning from tuna burgers
    Ginkgo biloba and intermittent claudication
    Vitamin B6 lowers lung cancer risk
    DHEA helps prevent heart disease
    Bypass surgery creates mental problems
    Folic acid protects against pancreatic cancer
    Soy products prevent hot flashes
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 112...April 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Macular degeneration linked to fat intake
    Is there a link between hepatitis and rheumatoid arthritis?
    Aspirin versus warfarin
    Herbal therapy for premenstrual syndrome
    Fish oils and the immune system
    Fibromyalgia and the autonomic nervous system
    Support for an increased vitamin D intake
    Obesity rampant among British children
    Green tea extract protects against sunburn
    New treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Crohn's disease patients need folic acid
    Chronic itchy skin disease yields to hot pepper
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 111...March 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    N-acetylcysteine benefits heart patients
    Glucosamine sulfate combats osteoarthritis
    Chondroitin sulfate works
    Folic acid helps heart disease patients
    Blood donors do not have fewer heart attacks
    Osteoporosis drugs and stomach ulcers
    NIH recommend second look at vitamin C
    Fish oils prevent stroke in women
    Get your vitamin D from the sun
    Selenium in cancer prevention
    An apple a day may not keep cancer away
    Mercury linked to heart disease
    Breast cancer in women under 40 years
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 110...February 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    New world requirements for vitamin A
    Folic acid and heart disease
    Safety of cell phones revisited
    Aspirin: Treat with care
    Breast cancer mortality and mammography
    All yogurts are not the same
    Soy protein lowers heart disease risk
    Codeine implicated in acute pancreatitis
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: GH Enhancers: Are They Worth the Risk?

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 109...January 2001....10th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Antibiotic combats Alzheimer's disease
    More on breast cancer and paroxetine
    Magnesium benefits heart patients
    Schizophrenia and lung cancer
    Digoxin may worsen atrial fibrillation
    Echinacea safe in pregnancy
    Thiamin and congestive heart failure
    IGF-1 and cancer
    Update on DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone)
    Are dietary guidelines inadequate?
    Gamma-tocopherol more effective than alpha-tocopherol
    Sunscreens and melanoma
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

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